Volatility Views 119: Craziest Week Ever
Volatility Review: crazy week for VIX cash. It had a range of 10.59 to 15.38this week. Thursday: largest jump in over a year -- the day after Jul options settled at a 7-year low settlement print of 11.03. VIX takes big jump on Ukraine, Middle East worries. Set against another Malaysian Airlines crash and rising Middle East tensions, the VIX had its greatest jump in more than a year on Thursday, closing at 14.54, up 32.18%, this represented the VIX's greatest rise since April 2013, reported Bloomberg. Gold jumps 1.5% after plane crash. GLD options breakdown: 2.1 calls to puts, Aug IV - 14%. Has been mostly hovering around 12% recently. Malaysian crash wreaks havoc on wheat futures market.
Volatility Voicemail: Listener questions and comments
Question from George: I do not know whether the VIX index or the implied volatility and historical volatility of the SPY ETF can be better indicator to make sure where the SPY, so the most assets, head. How