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Volatility Views 137: Crying Wolf in Volatility ETPs

Volatility Views 137: Crying Wolf in Volatility ETPs

Volatility Views 137: Crying Wolf in Volatility ETPs
Volatility Review: The week in vol:

Global Derivatives Event: It was nice to see a lot of Vol Views listeners and former guests! Sell implied when VIX is low, buy implied when VIX is high.
VIX Cash: High - 15.74, Low - 13.13
VIX Options: Total 4.34M (2.89M Calls, 1.46M Puts)
VXST: Another weird volume week - 300 to 3,000 contracts on various days. Total 11k (8305 Calls, 2801 Puts)
A Review of Jared's Vol ETP Report - Crying Wolf: What the VIX alarmists are missing.
Crude Vol: Nat Gas and Oil

Volatility Voicemail: Listener questions and comments

Question from IndyJoe - I saw Marks tweet about buying high VIX/selling low VIX this week. Can he clarify what he meant by that? Seems counterintuitive.
Question from Pat Cummins - I think the pounding the VIX has taken lately is overdone. I am bullish volatility in the long term. Question: What is the best way for me to express that view? You have already dissuaded me from buying VXX as th

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