Volatility Views 117: Getting Your Face Ripped Off By Vol
Volatility review: VIX cash had a range of 10.92 - 12.51 last week and has been on an uptrend for most of the week. A look at VIX futures. A riddle from Don. VXST, RVX options. Gold/metals vol: GVZ range of 12.64-13 last week. General downtrend in gold vol after sharp spike the prior week
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Question from One of the Men @optionideamen: @Options VXX going to collapse into the 4th of July holiday. Buy the 7/11 28p. Winner. U can thank me later. Freebie.
Question from Atlantan - I find the topic of volatility ETPs and their net impact on volume in the primary products very interesting. When products like VIX futures were conceived the notion of retail trading those products was inconceivable. To say nothing of retail oriented VIX products like VXX and others. But it seems like these products are the big drivers of volume these days. I might even go so far as to say they ar