Volatility Views 78: Making Money in Spite of Yourself
Volatility Review: Apple set fire to their earnings estimates, and then plunged to murky depths. NASDAQ vol. Implied vols, as measured by VIX, are currently at the same level as 21-day realized S&P vol, but are still overpriced with respect to shorter, 10-day realized.
Listener Mail: Don, Mark, and Mark dive into the listener mailbag.
Email question from Neil Ducat: I like the discussion of commodity volatility on your recent episodes. Are there any plans to include a regular commodity vol update in your Vol Review segment?
Email question from Tim S.: The commodity discussion on your recent episode was illuminating. I would like to ask your opinion on this: Given the success of commodity options and futures, why haven't commodity volatility products (like gold VIX, etc.) really taken off and captured the imagination of the investing public?
Twitter question from Mr. Auto: With Apple and other recent names blowing through thei