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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 16, 2016

Volatility Review: Earnings Volatility: TWTR and TSLA. Presidents Day holiday weekend coming out aggressively.

VIX Options:

  • A strong volume week. 1.2M contracts Thursday.
  • Total 6.87m (4.65m Calls, 2.22m Puts)
  • What is going to goose the VIX?

Crude Oil:

  • Volatility remains elevated - Crazy OIV spike on Weds, over 100.


  • GVZ 28.37 - extremely elevated!

Volatility Voicemail: Listener questions and comments

  • No love for daily options - Twitter poll has 40% of respondents saying "heck no" to dallies!
  • Question from Hot Emini - There is a big disconnect in retail that Theta is all. But is vega not the king greek for pros? What about gamma? where does that fall in the mix?

Crystal Ball: Highs in VIX?

  • Russell - 25?
  • Mark S. - 29/30?
  • Mark L. - 23/24