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Volatility Views

Volatility Views is the premier radio program for volatility traders. From interviews with leading industry guests to detailed analysis of volatility products, this program takes you inside the world of volatility trading like never before. If you are an experienced options trader looking to expand your understanding of volatility, or if you are simply curious about VIX and other volatility products, then this is the program for you.

Oct 16, 2017

Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective

Secrets To The Hottest Trade - Shorting VIX

The Numbers:

  • VIX - Hit a low of 9.13 on Oct. 5 - still flirting with single digits.
  • VVIX - 97.79, CBOE Skew Index - 146, VXN - 14.33

Kevin's Weekly Rundown

  • VIX Options: ADV - 868k, VIX Call/Put: 3.8
  • Total 13.4m (10.6m Calls, 2.77m Puts)
  • VXX - 35.97, XIV - 105.87, UVXY - 17.36

Volatility Voicemail: Options question of the week

Earnings Season is almost upon us! What's your favorite way to trade earnings using #Options? Reply/DM/email with others.

  • Sell Strad./Fly/Condor
  • Buy Strad./Fly/Condor
  • Sell Puts/Put Spreads
  • Buy Calls/ Call Spreads

Crystal Ball: Your VIX prognostication headquarters

Last week:

  • Mark L. - 9.65
  • Mark S. - 10.01
  • Russell - 10.31

This week:

  • Mark L. - 9.55
  • Mark S. - 10.25
  • Kevin - 10.00