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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.

Jan 29, 2018

On today's show, a rowdy cohort of crazies, including:

  • Mark Sebastian, Option Pit
  • Matt Thompson, Typhon Capital
  • Mike Thompson, Typhon Capital
  • Kevin Davitt, CBOE

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

  • VIX Cash is firmly back in the double digits.

Kevin's Weekly Rundown

  • VIX Options: ADV - 744k, VIX call/put - 4.1, Total 12.0m (9.65m Calls, 2.34m Puts)
  • Earnings Volatility: Netflix, Intel and Starbucks.

Volatility Voicemail: Options question of the week

Since we're down at #InsideETFs this week we thought we'd make our #Options #QOTW about #ETFOPTIONS. Quite simply - what is your favorite ETF/ETP #option to trade?

  • $SPY
  • $GLD
  • $VXX
  • Other (reply w/answer)

Listener Questions and Comments:

  • Question from Cat65 - Are there other vol futures out there aside from VIX?
  • Question from Charlie C - Quick Q for the show - What's the weirdest thing you've seen in the options market?

Crystal Ball: Wild and reckless prognostication

Last week:

  • Russell: 11.99
  • Matt: 11.5
  • Mark S.: 10
  • Mark L. 10.55

This week:

  • Mike: 9.99
  • Matt : 10.15
  • Mark S.: 13.25
  • Mark L.: 9.55
  • Kevin: 10.5