Jan 17, 2012
36: The VIX vs. Black Swan: Analyzing Tail Risk in the
Volatility Review: Another interesting week in general
volatility. Although predicted to settle around the new mean of
23-25, VIX is down to 19. Where will it go next? CBOE has finally
put out an adjustment to their settlement process. Euro VolContract
Volatility Viewpoint: This week's guest, Nikunj
Kapadia from UMass, sits down with Mark and Bob to discuss Black
Swans, volatility pricing, tail risk, and buy-writes.
Crystal Ball: VIX may be headed towards 19 from
heavy pressure on VIX Jan and Feb futures. Could we really see an
explosion to the upside? Big news at VolX!