Volatility Views 124: Volatility Pairs Trading
Volatility Review: Yellen and Putin both, but not collectively, having an effect on volatility. VIX futures: August settlement comes in a little more in line, as opposed to last month. VIX options: Top Strikes: Sept 19 calls, Sept 20 calls, Sept 16 calls. VXST options: A lot of activity in VXST: Aug 17 calls 1,500 contracts. RVX options.
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Question from Vizible @VizibleApp - What happened to Don S.? Sorry if we missed something, but loved him on the show. Great #podcast btw!
Question from NOVIX - I have read some material related to pairs trading for equities and I understand the process of finding non-stationary pairs price series that can be co-integrated to form a stationary series. The basic idea being to trade on the oscillations about the equilibrium value of the spread. While I understand how this is accomplished with equities, I am not sure how suitable implied volatility pai