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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 10, 2018

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

  • VIX Cash - 22.65, 3.25 higher than last show
  • VVIX - 97, 3-points higher than last show
  • VIX Options - ADV: 594k - up nearly 50k from last show

Hot VIX options today:

  • 10000 VIX Feb 13th 17.0 Puts $1.025
  • 3999 VIX Dec 12th 30.0 Calls $0.10
  • 42800 VIX Dec 19th 40.0 Calls $0.14
  • 37700 VIX Jan 16th 32.5 Calls $0.562


  • VXX - 35.5, 1-point lower than last show
  • SVXY - 46, almost 4 handles lower than last show

Volatility Voicemail: Listener questions and comments

  • Question from DaNincompoop - Are the futures really backward if it's just the cash that's higher?
  • Question from Charles Pierce - When does VXX make the switch to VXX B?
  • Question from ELanc3 - Over-under on when we'll see the next crop of new inverse volatility ETFs?

Crystal Ball: Wild prognostication ensues

Last week:

  • Mark L. - 17.65
  • Mark S. - 16.49

This week:

  • Mark L. - 18.65
  • Mark S. - 23.00