Using futures options strategically

This Week in Futures Options 129:Futures Options as a Strategic Investment

Today’s special guest co-host is Russell Rhoads, Formerly Dr. VIX and current Head of Derivatives Research at the Tabb Group.

Topics this week include:

  • Crude Oil/WTI
  • Nat Gas
  • Equities
  • Metals/Gold/Copper
  • Ags/Soybeans

Futures Options Feedback: Listeners take the reins

  • Question from Elleneals – Given the skew setup in equities with calls being cheaper than puts from a vol perspective why would you ever buy a collar? Why doesn’t everyone always sell the skew and use bullish risk reversals? The market seems to be set up for it.