Volatility Views 72: Closing the Book on Black Swans Volatility Review: It was a very slow week in volatility, with the VIX sticking close to 16. Near-term VIX futures were trading at 0.50 below the cash contract at one point this week. Listener Mail: Mark, Andrew, and Don answer listener questions.
Comment from Teddy: This is a great article. I really hope you guys discuss this on the next episode of Volatility Views. I'm curious about this new low vol VIX. What is the point of it?
Comment from Oscar (about Woodard's article): This is a good article, and given the last episode of Vol Views, this is very timely. When are you going to have Condors Options on the show? It seems like they would fit nicely with Mark, Don and Mark.
Comment from Asymmetric Risk: I've never read any of Nassim's books, much less his research. However I've probably traded more options with him than any of his counterparties, going back to the 80's when we were the two most active currency options trade