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Volatility Views 216: VIX Put Palooza

Volatility Views 216: VIX Put Palooza

Volatility Review: Breaking down the week from a volatility perspective VIX cash: 11.39; hits a 52-week low. VVIX: 88.14. Back below 100, but still elevated. Russells Weekly Rundown VIX Options: Moderate volume this week. Mon: 547k, Tues: 522k, Weds: 367k, Thurs: 512k; Total 6.69m (4.44m Calls, 2.25m Puts) Earnings Volatility: TSLA stock at $225 on earnings. ATM straddle approx. $14.70 - 6.5%. Open unchanged. Closed up approx $5. Missed by nearly $10. Crude Oil: OIV: 42, OVX: 42 Volatility Voicemail :Listener questions and comments Question from NTC34: Heard you guys on #OptionBlock discussing using options with stock to speculate on volatility. Can you explain that? How does buying a call and selling stock give you a pure volatility position? Question from AuntH: What is up with RVX? Crystal Ball: Spinning the wheel of where the VIX will close. Last week: Russell: 13.05 Andrew: 12.40 Mark L.: 11.75 This week: Mark L.: 11.15 Mark S.: 10.25 Russell: 12