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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 24, 2012

Volatility Views 74: Digging Deep into the Listener Mailbag

Volatility Review: Most indices down 1% fueled by rumors out of Washington about a collapse in the deal over the impending "fiscal cliff."

Listener Mail: So many questions for us to answer.

  • Tweet from Doc Hudson: What is your pick for volatility trade/product/development of the year?
  • Tweet from Man of Steel: What do people mean by “selling or buying skew”? What are those trades?
  • Tweet from VIXen - Why are iron condors so hot right now? Seems like everyone is selling them these days no matter the vol landscape.
  • Email from Sam Felis: Why are the front-month VIX futures trading above the cash right now? I need the Vol Views pros to explain this to me.
  • Tweet from Sam Dash: Don -- sell or don't sell vol in 2013? Give me your thoughts?

The Crystal Ball: What can we expect to see in 2013?