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Volatility Views 272: How Do Europeans Trade Volatility?

9/18/2017
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Volatility Review: A full overview of CBOE RMC Europe. The numbers: Russell's Weekly Rundown: Volatility Voicemail: Listener Questions and Comments Options question of the week: First #Harvey, then #Irma, now #Jose & more. We prep houses/cars/family for #disasters. How do you prep your portfolio? Listener Questions: Crystal Ball: Your prognostication headquarters Last week: This week:

Duration: 01:02:14


Volatility Views 271: Hurricanes, Nukes and VIX - Oh My!

9/11/2017
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Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective Russell's Weekly Rundown: Hot VIX Strikes: Volatility Voicemail: Listener Questions and Comments Options Question of the Week: As Q4 looms, where are you placing your bullish #Volatility bets? Which has most #Upside by end of 2017? $VIX $AMZN #WTI $GVZ Listener Questions: Day Trading in Wall Street's Complex "Fear Gauge" Proliferates Crystal Ball: Wild and reckless prognostication Where do the hosts think the...

Duration: 01:01:42


Volatility Views 270: Return of VIX Ratios Plus VXX Questions

9/5/2017
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Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective. The numbers: Russell's Weekly Rundown: Volatility Voicemail: Options Question of the week: Let's get cheap! If you had to buy "lottery ticket" December calls for $.05 in one name - which would you choose? #HomeRun Listener Questions and Comments: Crystal Ball: Wild prognostication Last week: This week:

Duration: 01:03:40


Volatility Views 269: One More VXX Reverse Split

8/28/2017
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VOLATILITY REVIEW The numbers: VIX Cash - 12.33, a high of 14.45 on Monday. VVIX - 100 CBOE Skew Index - 130 Russells Weekly Rundown VIX Options: ADV - 764k, VIX Call/Put - 3.4, Total 11.5m (8.88m Calls, 2.66m Puts) VXX reverse split trade VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL Comment from JLC - That $VIX 60 guy is just nuts. He’s just trying to make a name for himself with that prediction. $SPX wld need to drop over 10% to be right. Question from FContangotrader - What is your thought on...

Duration: 01:03:06


Volatility Views 268: Can VIX Hit 60 by Halloween?

8/21/2017
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Volatility Review: Featuring guest co-hosts Kevin Davitt from the CBOE Options Institute and Matt Amberson from ORATS. The market fear gauge could quintuple by Halloween, strategist warns The numbers: Russell's (Kevin's) Weekly Rundown: Volatility Voicemail/TWIFO Flash Poll: Which major index has experienced the largest % change in 30-day ATM #Volatility year-to-date? Listener Questions and Comments: Crystal Ball: Where do the hosts think VIX will close on Friday? Last week: This...

Duration: 01:06:01


Volatility Views 267: Feeling The Fire and the Fury

8/14/2017
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Today we feature guest co-host Bill Valentine from Commodore Fund Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective The numbers: Russell's Weekly Rundown: Volatility Voicemail: Listener feedback Volatility Flash Poll: $VIX Hit 16.17 Thursday. Is this the end of low #Volatility? Or a temporary blip? Which level will $VIX hit first? Listener qusetions: Crystal Ball: Wild prognostication Last week: This week:

Duration: 01:04:21


Volatility Views 266: VIX, TSLA, AAPL and....Bitcoin?

8/7/2017
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Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective Russell's Weekly Rundown: Earnings Volatilty: AAPL earning after the bell on Tuesday - TSLA earning Wednesday. Volatility Voicemail: Listener questions and comments Crystal Ball: Our VIX predictions Last week: This week:

Duration: 01:01:14


Volatility Views 265: What A Historic Week For Volatility

7/31/2017
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Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective The Numbers: Bond Trader's $10 Million Volatility Bet Is Paying Off Earnings Volatility: Crystal Ball: What does the future hold for the VIX? Last week This week

Duration: 01:03:49


Volatility Views 264: Winter Is Coming

7/24/2017
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Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective. The Numbers: Russell's Weekly Rundown: Volatility Flash Poll: Someone bought 235k $VIX Aug 30/35 Call Spreads for a whopping $.05. Theory time - Why would someone buy this spread? Volatility Voicemail: Listener questions and comments Options question of the week: Earnings Season is back! $MSFT & $EBAY are up next. $MSFT ATM Straddle = 3.5%. $EBAY ATM Straddle = 7% Which trade would you make? More questions and...

Duration: 00:58:53


Volatility Views 263: VIX Call Spreads and Tin Foil Hats

7/17/2017
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Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective. A Bond Trader's $10 Million Volatility Bet Is Paying Off Volatility Voicemail: Listener questions and comments Comment from Roger Barone: If they did so thru @IBKR their margin is $35,250,000. Anyone else ZERO! @IBKR SUCKS! @CBOE REFUSES to stop their MARGIN ABUSE! @SEC_News...Yes. They charge a MINIMUM OF $150 on ANY VIX SPREAD even if a long one like that. THEY TOTALLY SUCK! I told CBOE at Pinnacle but no action....

Duration: 01:00:43


Volatility Views 262: Crazy Nuke Vol Plus, VIX vs. VXN

7/10/2017
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Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective. OCC cleared futures volume Russell's Weekly Rundown: Apple, Facebook Among Techs Facing Huge Volatility Options question of the week:: Blue Apron $APRN is down over 10% from its #IPO price. Assuming #Options were listed, what trade would you make? Listener questions and comments Crystal Ball: Your prognostication headquarters This week:

Duration: 01:01:32


Volatility Views 261: Volatility Smorgasbord

7/3/2017
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Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective Russell's Weekly Rundown: Volatility Voice Mail: Options Question of the week Let's get back to basics. #Options are great way to get long (bullish) exposure to stocks & futures. What is your favorite way to go long? Listener Questions: What's on your mind? UVXY reverse split July 17th Crystal Ball: Your prognostication headquarters Last week: This week:

Duration: 01:03:28


Volatility Views 260: Petty Fights About Volatility

6/26/2017
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Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective. VIX is not a Fortune Teller Russell's Weekly Rundown: Volatility Voicemail: Questions. Comments. More. Options question of the week: Everyone is talking about #Bitcoin #Volatility these days. Where do you stand on #Bitcoin after last weeks aggressive downturn? Questions and comments Crystal Ball: Wild and reckless prognostication This week

Duration: 01:04:31


Volatility Views 259: Revenge of VIX Mullets and Tellums

6/19/2017
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Volatility Review with special guest co-host Mike Thompson from Typhon Capital Management. Russell's Weekly Rundown Volatility Voicemail: Alternative volatility sources With $VIX giving up the ghost - which products are you hoping will provide new sources of #Volatility for your #options trading? VIX LIMBO: Last Month 40+% of you said $VIX wouldn't break 9 in 2017. But recent events have us asking again: How low will $VIX get in 2017? Listener questions and comments Crystal Ball:...

Duration: 01:01:13


Volatility Views 258: Testing Historic New Lows in VIX

6/12/2017
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Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective. Russell's Weekly Rundown: Volatility Voice mail: Questions, comments, polls and more! With $VIX giving up the ghost - which products are you hoping will provide new sources of #Volatility for your #options trading? Listener Questions and comments Crystal Ball: Your prognostication headquarters This week:

Duration: 01:02:42


Volatility Views 257: Navigating Dangerous Waters with VXX Call Spreads

6/5/2017
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Today we have special guest co-host: Ophir Gottlieb, Capital Market Laboratories. Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective. Russell's Weekly Rundown: Volatility Voicemail: Options Question of the Week AMZN just hit $1000. Will GOOGL do it next? GOOGL $1000 call expiring Friday = $4, $1000 Put = $8. How would you trade? Listener Questions and Comments: Crystal Ball: Wild and reckless prognostication. Last week: This week:

Duration: 01:04:06


Volatility Views 256: The Holiday Weekend Volatility Blues

5/30/2017
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Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspectiv Russell's Weekly Rundown: Oil plunges 4 percent on disappointment with OPEC cuts Volatility Voicemail: Options Question of the Week $VIX =11.20. $VIX June Future = 12.40 $VIX Weekly 11 puts = $.15, Weekly 13 Calls = $.15. What's your trade? Listener Questions and Comments: Crystal Ball: Wild and reckless prognostication This week:

Duration: 01:04:16


Volatility Views 255: The Myth of VIX 50-Cent

5/23/2017
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Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective The Volatility Buyer Known as '50 Cent' Just Had a Huge Payday VIX options: Hot VIX strikes Earnings Volatility Volatility Voicemail: Listener questions and comments Crystal Ball: Wild prognostication Last Week: This Week:

Duration: 01:05:30


Volatility Views 254: Live from OIC 2017

5/15/2017
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Mark, Russell and Henry are live (to tape) at the annual Options Industry Conference. They took some time away from the pool to give our listeners the scoop on volatility. Volatility Review: Henry delivered some of the highlights of the conference. The concentration of volume in a few names, aka the 80-20 rule. The impact of fragmentation on volume. The heavy percentage of complex orders of overall volume. The buzz about a WSJ article on the decline of options volume and the stats that...

Duration: 01:09:34


Volatility Views 253: Mystery VIX Trader Revealed

5/8/2017
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Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective Russell's Weekly Rundown: Earnings Volatility: Volatility Voicemail: AAPL Earnings Pop Quiz AAPL $146.50, Weekly straddle $5 (3.5%). IV30 = 21%, Weekly 155 Call= $.27, 138 Put = $.27 Would you rather? Earnings Season Flash Poll ZNGA reports earnings today. Stock is trading $2.87. #Options ADV 3K. Do you trade options on cheap stocks? Listener questions and comments: fan art Crystal Ball: Wild and reckless...

Duration: 01:02:13

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