Volatility Views 126: A Big VIX Shakeup
VIX Cash - A shortened holiday week. Market selling off a bit on Ukraine, after news of a cease fire. Non-farms a non-event.
Volatility story of the week - CBOE Incorporates SPX weeklies in VIX calculation starting Oct 6.
Question from Spreadjunkie - CBOE bringing SPX weeklies into the VIX calculation - Is this a game changer?
VIX Options - 4.1 Call/put. VXST. RVX - Not much going on, only 504 OI. Gold/metals volatility. Scottish independence?
Question from Nick Valenti - I am glad to see you are adding more volatility products to the show including the new Russell VIX. I trade RUT and IWM options very actively and I have been watching this product with great interest. I have yet to pull the trigger on a contract, but I have been close a few times. Like a lot of people, I am still waiting for other traders to join me before I dive into the deep end of the pool. What do you think it will take to kickstart this