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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.

Aug 19, 2019

  • Host: Mark Longo, The Options Insider Media Group
  • Co-Host: Mark Sebastian, Option Pit
  • MIAX Hot Seat Guest: Shelly Brown, EVP, Miax Options
  • Guest Co-Host: Simon Ho, CEO, T3 Index


Update on the latest trades, trends and developments in the world of volatility including:

  • What the heck is happening this week?
  • VIX cash, Spikes,VIX Futures and VVIX overview. 
  • VIX options breakdown - strong volume week
  • Spikes options breakdown - Massive 1x2 roll
  • Why does the premium evolve between SPIKES and VIX?
  • And much more...


  • COMMENT FROM HATTIME: $6 for a Jan ATM put in VXX? I don’t think so.
  • COMMENT FROM APROPOSS0:Love the show. Checked out the VXX downside after your recent episodes. Damn is that sh$t expensive! How can you make money buying that stuff
  • QUESTION FROM ALLISON: What do you guys think of the MOVE index as a measure of volatility?

Where will VIX/SPIKES be next week?

  • MARK: 18.50
  • Meatball: 16.75
  • SIMON: 17.33