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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.

Dec 18, 2017

Volatility Review: Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss discuss Bitcoin and Bitcoin Futures at FIA Asia. CBOE Benchmark Index discussion. CBOE Bitcoin futures surge 8% Friday, head for winning first week

The numbers:

  • VIX Cash - 9.79
  • VVIX - 92.77
  • CBOE Skew Index – 131

Russell's Weekly Rundown

  • VIX Options: ADV - 737k, VIX call/put - 3.6, Total 13.6m (10.7m Calls, 2.99m Puts)

Volatility Voicemail: Listener questions and comments

  • Question from Alvanot - Can you trade the VIX index itself? Not the futures.
  • Question from The Financial Grynch‏ - Do you REALLY reckon long options is profitable?

Crystal Ball: Wild and reckless prognostication

Last week:

  • Mark L. - 9.75
  • Mark S. - 9.15
  • Ghost of Russell - 35
  • Bill - 10

This week:

  • Mark S. - 10
  • Russell - 9.74
  • Bill - 8.99