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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.

Feb 18, 2019


VIX Cash - 14.8, 2.5-points lower than last week.

VVIX - 80, 7.5-points lower than last show.

VIX Options - ADV:476k, Total 6.20M (4.86M Calls, 1.34M Puts)

VXXB - 32.5, 2.5-points lower than last show.

SVXY - 46, unchanged from last show.






#QOTW - $VXX is dead! Long Live...

Feb 11, 2019


VIX Cash - 17.18, can you say Bullseye!?

VVIX - 87.5, approx. 8-points higher than last show, dipped to 76.45 earlier this week.

VIX Options - 156k, ADV: 497k, Total 8.72m (6.68m Calls, 2.05m Puts)

VXXB - 35, 2-points lower than last show. Today - 40k, ADV - 199k





#QOTW -...

Feb 4, 2019

Volatility Review
- Jan VIX futures volume down size from 2017
- Overview of Hot VIX options positions
- Overview of interesting VIX options trades
- Will there be an end-of-day selloff in VIX futures from VXX
- First look at hot VXXB options positions
- Earnings Volatility Overview: AMZN, MSFT, FB, QCOM, AAPL...

Jan 25, 2019

Today Mark and Mark discuss:

Volatility Review Segment

  • VIX and VVIX relatively unchd. from last week.
  • VIX futures still weirdly flat
  • VIX options volume still relatively anemic
  • VXX options love switching to calls
  • How will the Shutdown Deal impact volatility?

Earnings Volatility Review


Jan 21, 2019

Volatility Views 338: Boulevard of Broken VXX Dreams
- Host: Mark Longo, CEO - Options Insider Media Group
- Co-Host: Mark Sebastian, Founder -

Volatility Review
- Major indices up nearly 1.5% across the board with volatility taking a bath. 
- Mark and Mark break down the legion of Jan VXX puts that...