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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 23, 2012

Volatility Views 67: VolContract Futures Overlays: The Holy Grail?

Volatility Review: What's going on with the VIX rallying on a slow day like today? NASDAQ rundown. This is the first time we've moved down more than 1% since June 26th.

Volatility Viewpoint: Today's guest is Nick Li, a Quantitative Analyst for VolX. He tells us about the paper "VolContract Futures Overlay on an S&P 500 Portfolio," which compares some different implementations of VolContracts in conjunction with an equity portfolio. 

The Crystal Ball: Realized volatility should tick up a bit, but it depends on earnings.