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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.

Jul 31, 2017

Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective

The Numbers:

Earnings Volatility:

  • Monday: Alphabet opened down nearly 2%, Low of 963.
  • Tuesday: Chipotle opened up approx. $6.50, then plummeted $15
  • Wednesday: Facebook opened up $8.87, traded up as high as $9.88.
  • Thursday: Amazon ATM straddle approx. $49

Crystal Ball: What does the future hold for the VIX?

Last week

  • Mark L. - 10.25
  • Russell - 9.76
  • Mark S. - 10.04

This week

  • Mark L. - 9.75
  • Andrew - 10.25