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Volatility Views 353: Is Anyone Trading UVXY Anymore

5/20/2019
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VOLATILITY REVIEW Trade war premium came and went. SPIKES - 15.75, down 4.25-points from last show VIX Cash - 15.5, 4-points lower than last week VVIX - 95, 8-points lower than last show VIX Options - ADV: 668k, Total 10.2m (7.42m Calls, 2.73m Puts) VXX - 28, 2-points lower than last show Earnings Highlights: Thursday - Walmart, Nvidia, Pinterest Friday - John Deere VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL Comment from J3Dingle - I saw on Bloomberg that one of the 20+ Democrats running for...

Duration:01:03:20

Volatility Views 352: The Volatility Beast is Back... or maybe not

5/13/2019
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VOLATILITY REVIEW Trade was premium is back as Trump continues to ratchet up the tariffs. SPIKES - 20, up 7-points from last show VIX Cash - 19.5., 7-points higher than last week VVIX - 103, almost 20-points higher than last show VIX Options - ADV: 459k, very low. VXXB - 30.3, 5-points higher than last week, ADV: 167k SPIKES Versus VIX: How to Take Advantage of the Differences - ...

Duration:01:00:52

Volatility Views 351: Live From OIC 2019

5/6/2019
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VOLATILITY VIEWPOINT Guest: John Smollen, EVP, Head of Exchange Traded Products and Strategic Relations, MIAX Guest: Simon Ho, CEO, T3 Index VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL Comment from Allegheny Lad - Cheers to the listener who said they hedge their VXXB downside with alcohol. I feel their pain and I raise my glass in solidarity. I find a nice Jameson on the rocks seems to “hedge” most effectively - but ymmv. Thanks for your fine program. Question from Charlie C - Quick question for the...

Duration:00:45:06

Volatility Views 350: The Volatility Endgame

4/29/2019
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VOLATILITY REVIEW SPIKES - 13, up 0.75-point from last show. VIX Cash - 12.75, up 0.5-points higher than last week. VVIX - 84, 1-point lower than last show VIX Options: Friday - 148, ADV - 459k, Total 7.41m (6.19m Calls, 1.22m Puts) VXXB - 25.3, 1.3-points lower than last show. Earnings Highlights: Tuesday - Twitter, Snap Wednesday - FB, Tesla, Microsoft, Boeing, Chipotle, PayPal, WWE Thursday - Amazon, Starbucks, Intel, Grubhub, Mattel VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL #Options...

Duration:01:01:08

Best of Volatility Views: Brexit Volatility Explosion

4/22/2019
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Volatility Review: Brexit, Brexit, Brexit!!! Weekly Options Insider Poll - Do you think the UK will make a Brexit from the EU? Yah - 24%Nah - 43%I am sick of Brexit - 33% Volatility Voicemail: Listener questions and comments Question from Tronghi: Detailed thoughts on VIX futures curve as of June 15. Question from JVon: What strategies don't work for the short VIX ratio call spread.Question from BB Wins: Can you give me an example of good strikes for a VIX 1-by-2 ratio spread if I use...

Duration:00:54:03

Volatility Views 349: Behold the Power of Volatility Views

4/15/2019
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VOLATILITY REVIEW SPIKES - 12.25, down 0.5-points from last show VIX Cash - 12.3, 0.7-points lower than last week VVIX - 85, 6-points higher than last show. We saw the expected pop but not the expected move in VIX/VXX VIX Options - ADV: 530k, Total 11.1m (8.41m Calls, 2.65m Puts) VXXB - 26.6, 1.4-points lower than last show VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL Question from Jim Daily - Just to clarify. Are they really staying with $VXXB? There’s no name change coming? Comment from Jack...

Duration:01:03:11

Volatility Views 348: 1x2 Ratio Debates and Inverse Volatility

4/8/2019
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VOLATILITY REVIEW A week of mild rallies, trade war progress and dwindling recession fears killing volatility. Non-farms did not spark any volatility. SPIKES - 12.8, down nearly 1.5-points from last show VIX Cash - 13, 1-point lower than last week VVIX - 79, 8-points lower than last show VIX Options - ADV: 523k, Total 10.0m (7.68m Calls, 2.32m Puts) VXXB - 28, 1.5-points lower than last show LYFT extremely volatile post IPO. VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL Comment from T Mal - I don’t...

Duration:01:07:50

Volatility Views 347: SPIKES and Erosion

4/1/2019
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VOLATILITY REVIEW A week of mild rallies is killing volatility. Latest Brexit fail is not spooking the market. SPIKES - 14.1, nearly 3-points lower than last show. VIX Cash - 14, 2.5-points higher than last week. VVIX - 87, 11-points lower than last show. VIX Options - ADV: 549k, Total 9.37m (7.18m Calls, 2.19m Puts). More 1x2 call spread today. VXXB - 29.5, 2.5-points lower than last show. CRYSTAL BALL Last week: Mark L. - 14.25 Mark S. - 12.37 Simon - 13.55 Next...

Duration:01:02:45

Volatility Views 346: Roaring Back With a Vengeance

3/25/2019
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VOLATILITY REVIEW SPIKES - 16.87, nearly 5-points higher than last show VIX Cash - 16.5, nearly 4-points higher than last week VVIX - 98 - 18-points higher than last show VXXB - 32, nearly 4-points higher than last show VIX Options - ADV: 569k, Total 8.71m (6.65m Calls, 2.06m Puts) A strong selloff sparked by weak economic data in US & Europe. Europe's stock volatility gauge hits six-week high as weak data stirs worries VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL Question from Brew Master 3 -...

Duration:01:01:56

Volatility Views 344: The Return of Crazy Ratio Verticals

3/11/2019
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VOLATILITY VIEWPOINT Guest: Simon Ho - CEO, T3 Index What about the burgeoning volatility market in Australia? What is price dragging? How does it help to avoid the manipulation issues plaguing VIX? Is SPIKES performing up to your expectations during the recent resurgence of volatility? VOLATILITY REVIEW Weak jobs and trade reports SPIKES -17.25, 2.5-points higher than last show. VIX Cash - 17.50, nearly 3-points higher than last week. VVIX - 91, 11-points higher than last...

Duration:01:01:57

Volatility Views 343: A New Era in Volatility

3/4/2019
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VOLATILITY VIEWPOINT SPIKES What is it? Why bring it to the market now? SPIKES launched on Feb 21. How did it go? How has the market responded to SPIKES? How is the liquidity shaping up in SPIKES in the early days? VOLATILITY REVIEW SPIKES - 14.79 VIX Cash - 14.75 VVIX - 80 VIX Options - ADV: 476k VXXB - 31.5 VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL Question from J Sign - Is Spikes live? I can’t find it on my broker screen? What’s the ticker? Question from Vex1 - Why does it take so long for...

Duration:01:04:02

Best of Volatility Views: Back to the Beginning

2/22/2019
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Best of Volatility Views: Back to the Beginning It's a shortened holiday week. So we thought we'd take you back to the primordial ooze days of Volatility Views with the inaugural sneak preview episode from August 2011.

Duration:00:27:16

Volatility Views 342: Trade the Erosion, Hedge the Explosion

2/18/2019
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VOLATILITY REVIEW VIX Cash - 14.8, 2.5-points lower than last week. VVIX - 80, 7.5-points lower than last show. VIX Options - ADV:476k, Total 6.20M (4.86M Calls, 1.34M Puts) VXXB - 32.5, 2.5-points lower than last show. SVXY - 46, unchanged from last show. VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL #QOTW - $VXX is dead! Long Live $VXXB! There's a (somewhat) new kid on the #Volatility trading block. Are you trading $VXXB #options yet? If not, how are you getting your #Volatility fix these days?...

Duration:01:05:13

Volatility Views 341: Talking VIX, Spikes, VXXB, Earnings Volatility and More

2/11/2019
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VOLATILITY REVIEW VIX Cash - 17.18, can you say Bullseye!? VVIX - 87.5, approx. 8-points higher than last show, dipped to 76.45 earlier this week. VIX Options - 156k, ADV: 497k, Total 8.72m (6.68m Calls, 2.05m Puts) VXXB - 35, 2-points lower than last show. Today - 40k, ADV - 199k VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL #QOTW - With everyone still shaking off #SuperBowl haze, let's start the week by applying your trading mindset to next season. If you had to buy a call on one team to make it into...

Duration:00:59:52

Volatility Views 340: VXX is Dead. Long Live VXXB

2/4/2019
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Volatility Review - Jan VIX futures volume down size from 2017 - Overview of Hot VIX options positions - Overview of interesting VIX options trades - Will there be an end-of-day selloff in VIX futures from VXX - First look at hot VXXB options positions - Earnings Volatility Overview: AMZN, MSFT, FB, QCOM, AAPL and more Volatility Voicemail - Why is the market so slow to adopt VXXB - Can market makers see if your spx or vix order is open or close - and more Crystal Ball The...

Duration:01:00:50

VOLATILITY VIEWS 339: Shutdown Deal vs VIX plus INTC, SBUX, XLNX and More

1/25/2019
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Today Mark and Mark discuss: Volatility Review Segment Earnings Volatility Review We discuss: Volatility Voicemail We answer you questions about INTC volatility, ratio 1x2 spreads and more. Crystall Ball Picks

Duration:00:57:23

Volatility Views 338: Boulevard of Broken VXX Dreams

1/21/2019
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Volatility Views 338: Boulevard of Broken VXX Dreams - Host: Mark Longo, CEO - Options Insider Media Group - Co-Host: Mark Sebastian, Founder - OptionPit.com Volatility Review - Major indices up nearly 1.5% across the board with volatility taking a bath. - Mark and Mark break down the legion of Jan VXX puts that will expire worthless this week. Volatility Voicemail - We answer your questions about VIX 1x2 verticals, VXX sadness, Powell puts and more... Crystal Ball - Our picks for...

Duration:00:54:57

VOLATILITY VIEWS 337: Looking At Volatility From A European Perspective

1/11/2019
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VOLATILITY VIEWS 337: Looking At VIX From A European Perspective - HOST: MARK LONGO, OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP - SPECIAL GUEST CO-HOST: AASH VYAS, PORTFOLIO MANAGER - TUNGSTEN INVESTMENT FUNDS VOLATILITY REVIEW SEGMENT VIX STILL EERILY FLAT - HOVERING AROUND 20 LEVEL. MARK/ANDREW VOLATILITY REVIEW - WHICH VOLATILITY TRADES, TRENDS OR DEVELOPMENTS CAUGHT YOUR EYE THIS WEEK? VIX CASH 19.25 - 3.5 PTS LOWER THAN LAST SHOW VVIX 85.5 - 4.5 PTS HIGHER THAN LAST SHOW VIX FUTURES...

Duration:00:54:13

Volatility Views 336: Kicking off 2019 With Some Volatility

1/6/2019
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Volatility Views 336: Kicking off 2019 With Some Volatility Host:Co-Host: VOLATILITY REVIEW Massive jobs reportVIX Cash - 22.75,VVIX - 81,VIX OptionsVXX TOP VIX POSITIONS - ALL CALLS - FIRST TIME IN AGES Total 7.49m (5.71m Calls, 1.78m Puts) AAPL VOL IN THE SPOTLIGHT AAPL CRUSHES MARKET WITH RARE REVISION TO GUIDANCE.BIGGEST SINGLE DAY SELLOFF IN APPLE IN OVER A DECADE Those $AAPL Jan 150 puts that everyone sold in our last poll for $2 are now ITM. So our question is - what do you do...

Duration:00:54:07