Volatility Views 82: Scalp Gamma, Trade Vega
Volatility Review: What is going to shake up the world of volatility? We did see a small pop this week. The weekend effect.
The Mail Bag: So many questions!
Question from Tim Ross: I’ve heard the hosts refer to "scalping gamma" before on the program. What does that mean and should I be doing that in my own trading account?
Question from Nitin Gulati: Mark, Volatility Views is the best educational show in world of options trading and education. No one could have assembled such a great team of hosts. Don often refers to “vol of vol” in his comments, but how can this serve as a useful tool in a retail trader’s arsenal? On second thought, we often use vol cones to understand how realized vol is at lower levels on some individual names, as well as indexes. If implied vol is priced in lower further out, doesn't that mean the market is pricing a muted move in the future? How would a trader differentiate if he only wants vega, since gamma might no