• HOST: Mark Longo, The Options Insider Media Group
  • CME HOT SEAT GUEST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, THE OPTION PIT

WHAT WERE THE MOVERS AND SHAKERS IN FUTURES OPTIONS THIS WEEK?

Seven Themes to Ponder as We Head for 2020 by Bluford Putnam 

RATES

EQUITIES

  • MARKET BACK IN RALLY MODE.
  • VIX BACK OVER A 20 HANDLE ON TUES – HIGH OF 20.30 on WEDS.
  • VIX: 18 – UP 1 PT FROM LAST SHOW
  • VVIX: 100- UP 3.5 FROM LAST SHOW
  • RVX: 21.90 – UNCHD FROM LAST WEEK
  • VIX/RVX SPREAD: 2.9 – MUCH TIGHTER THAN LAST WEEK

NAT GAS

  •  Natural-Gas Producers Hard Hit by Tanking Prices

METALS

Is Gold About to Outperform Equities? By Erik Norland October 1, 2019 

FUTURES OPTIONS FEEDBACK

  • QUESTION FROM Barrett Wade @BarrettWade3 – Hey there. Do you guys have a rule of thumb to keep from overpaying for an option?
  • QUESTION FROM TOMLIAM: Are commodity names where the call skew is very high good candidates for covered call writing?

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