May 7, 2018
Originally Posted February 8th, 2016
Volatility Review: CBOE to list SPX Wednesday-expiring weeklys
options. CBOE to begin overnight dissemination of CBOE Volatility
- VIX Options: Total 5.81m (3.93m Calls, 1.88m Puts)
- Earnings Volatility: LNKD after the bell: ATM straddle = $22,
approx. 11.5%, after-hours move approx. $50.
- Crude Oil: Wall St. fluctuates as equities track oil prices. Is
oil driving the stock market? And should traders care?
Volatility Voicemail: Listener questions and comments
- Question from GBL - Stock splits are seen to be greatly
beneficial to options volume. But do they also decrease volatility,
which should hurt options trading?
Around the Block: Prognosticating. Wild and reckless