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Volatility Views 105: Happy Anniversary, VIX!

Volatility Views 105: Happy Anniversary, VIX!

Volatility Views 105: Happy Anniversary, VIX!
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Question from Burt Skerton - Hello Options Insider! I have been listening to your podcast for quite a while, and have been trading successfully as a result of the valuable information that you have provided, so for that I thank you. I am confused however about a situation I am seeing. I have a position in the VIX, where I bought the Nov 15 put for $0.80, with the underlying at the time of purchase listed at around 1,650. Today the underlying has dropped to around 1,300+, but the option is only trading around $1.30. It seems that the option should be worth more than that because it has about $2 of intrinsic value. So in theory, could someone with a large account just buy a few contracts, exercise them immediately, and sell the underlying on the open market for a huge profit? Thanks fo

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