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Volatility Views is the premier radio program for volatility traders. With leading industry guests and 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.

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Volatility Views is the premier radio program for volatility traders. With leading industry guests and 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.

    Volatility Views 388: Remarkably Unremarkable Volatility

    Volatility Views 388: Remarkably Unremarkable Volatility

    VOL REVIEW
    MARKETS DOWN SLIGHTLY AFTER A STRONG WEEK
    IMPEACHMENT FEARS AND PANDEMIC FEARS ARE BEHIND US
    NOTHING HAS BEEN ABLE TO UNSEAT THIS RALLY IN EQUITIES
    EXPLORING WHY FIFTY CENT HASN'T CLOSED MORE OF HIS VIX OPTIONS POSITION
    SPIKES: 14.60 - DOWN .4 FROM LAST SHOW
    VIX CASH: 14.2 - DOWN .8 FROM LAST SHOW
    VVIX: 98.3 - UP 3.3 FROM LAST SHOW

    HOT VOL POSITIONS AND TRADES
    SPIKES
    VIX OPTIONS
    VXX

    CRYSTAL BALL
    WHERE WILL VIX/SPIKES BE NEXT WEEK?

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Volatility Views 387: Pandemics, Fifty Cent, Lawsuits and more

    Volatility Views 387: Pandemics, Fifty Cent, Lawsuits and more

    On this episode, Mark & Mark discuss:

    - The market is shrugging off pandemic concerns. 
    - Interesting options activity in VIX and Spikes.
    - Evolution of the VIX futures curve
    - Why bother with wide verticals in VIX?
    - The delicate dance of fading VXX
    - Earnings volatility palooza in CBOE, GRUB, and more.

    VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL:
    - We answer your questions about VIX lawsuits, Fifty Cent and more. 

    THE CRYSTAL BALL
    - We give our picks for future volatility. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Volatility Views 386:  A Volatility Tornado Watch

    Volatility Views 386:  A Volatility Tornado Watch

    VOLATILITY REVIEW
    GOOD EARNINGS TRUMPED BY MACRO FEARS OF A GROWING PANDEMIC: TSLA, APPLE, AMAZON BLOW THE DOORS OFF BUT IT’S NOT ENOUGH TO RALLY THE MARKET IN THE FACE OF GROWING CORONAVIRUS FEARS.
    FIDDY CENT CERTAINLY LOOKS PRETTY PRESCIENT RIGHT NOW
    SPIKES: 19.25 - UP 3.75 FROM LAST SHOW
    VIX CASH: 19.25 - UP NEARLY 4 FROM LAST SHOW
    VVIX: 105 - UP NEARLY 7.5 PTS FROM LAST SHOW

    HOT VOL POSITIONS AND TRADES
    SPIKES
    VIX OPTIONS
    VXX

    CRYSTAL BALL
    WHERE WILL VIX/SPIKES BE NEXT WEEK?

    • 1 hr 1 min
    VV 385: Pandemic Volatility

    VV 385: Pandemic Volatility

    - Pandemic fears spark the first major selloff of the new decade. 
    - Surprisingly wide markets in VIX options
    - Forget FANG...it's all about MAGA - MSFT, AAPL, GOOGL & AMZN
    - October VIX futures are insanely overpriced
    - Fiddy Cent gobbling up more calls
    - The joys of ratio put spreads in VIX
    - VXX is an infuriating mistress
    - Quarterly Earnings Volatility Breakdown - Who is winning and losing so far?
    - Is $AAPL earnings volatility too cheap?
    - Plus your questions, The Crystal Ball & more...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Volatility Views 384: Return of FiddyCent...and The Wiggles

    Volatility Views 384: Return of FiddyCent...and The Wiggles

    On today's episode, Mark, The Rock Lobster and special guest Simon Ho of T3 Index discuss:

    - The crazy VIX futures curve
    - Why SPIKES and VIX have disassociated
    - The explosive return of Fiddy Cent
    - The mysteries of SPX market maker delta hedging
    - Funky long-term VXX puts
    - and much more...

    • 1 hr
    Volatility Views 383:  Dubious 1x2 VXX Spreads Plus Your VIX Picks

    Volatility Views 383:  Dubious 1x2 VXX Spreads Plus Your VIX Picks

    VOL REVIEW
    MIDDLE EAST TENSIONS CAN’T STOP THE BULL: MARKETS HIT NEW HIGHS AGAIN TODAY

    HOT VOL POSITIONS AND TRADES
    SPIKES
    VIX OPTIONS
    VXX

    VOL VOICEMAIL
    $VXX 21FEB 13/14 1BY2 PUTSPEAD TRADES 16,000X32,000 TRADES EVEN MONEY CUSTOMER BUYS THE 14 PUT... THOUGHTS? THIS TRADED ON THE OPEN THIS MORNING. ALSO 21FEB 12/13 PUT 1X2 TRADE LIKE 2 HOURS LATER 5000X1000

    CRYSTAL BALL
    WHERE WILL VIX/SPIKES BE NEXT WEEK?
    MARK: 12.15?
    ROCKLOBSTER: 11.37?

    • 58 min

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