TWIFO 198: Answering all Your Qs About Rates, Volatility, Crude, FX and More

  • HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: SEAN SMITH, FTSE RUSSELL

ON TODAY’S EPISODE, MARK AND SEAN DISCUSS:

EQUITIES: 

FUTURES OPTIONS FEEDBACK

  • QUESTION FROM MGTK: DOES THE CORONAVIRUS COMPLICATE ANY OF THE ANALYSIS OR EXECUTION THAT NEEDS TO BE DONE DURING THE RUSSELL RECONSTITUTION COMING UP IN JUNE?
  • QUESTION FROM MILES: CAN WE GET SOME FX BACK ON THE SHOW? MAYBE GBP/USD?
  • QUESTION FROM BALKAN SAVAGE: HELLO AND THANKS FOR ALL THE CONTENT! I HAVE A  QUESTION THAT I HOPE YOU MIGHT SHED SOME LIGHT ON FOR ME AS I’M STUCK.  DO YOU KNOW OF ANY WAY FOR A SMALL AND NOT SO SMALL GUY TO GET IN ON THE FX EXOTIC CURRENCY OPTIONS TRADING? THE ONLY THING I CAN FIND IS THE OTC STUFF AT THE BIG BANKS BUT THAT STARTS AT 10MIL. REGARDS
  • QUESTION FROM BLACKJACK: DO YOU THINK WE CAN SEE NEGATIVE WTI AGAIN?
  • COMMENT FROM MATT: LOOKS LIKE CFTC DIDN’T APPRECIATE NEGATIVE OIL. 
  • QUESTION FROM NLTY: IS USO STILL EXPOSED TO SUPER CONTANGO AND THE POTENTIAL FOR WTI FUTURES TO TRADE INTO NEGATIVE TERRITORY?
  • QUESTION FROM ALET: YOU DISCUSS VIX/RVX A LOT WHAT ABOUT RUSSELL 2000/ NASDAQ VOLATILITY? HOW DO THE TWO COMPARE?
  • QUESTION FROM BELLEY: WHAT’S HAPPENING OUT IN THE 10YR RIGHT NOW?
  • QUESTION FROM OPTIONSGAME: IS THERE A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BUYING A FUTURE AND 2 CALLS WITH 50% DELTA VS BUYING A STRADDLE?
  • QUESTION FROM 34LOTRJK: DO YOU THINK THE EMINI RUSSELL 2000 PUT ACTIVITY YOU’VE NOTED IS HEDGING OR PREMIUM HARVESTING? THX FOR THE PROGRAM.  
  • COMMENT FROM LIAM: LOOKS LIKE MOST OF US WERE ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THIS ONE. LOL. 
  • QUESTION FROM JUSTINEIT: DOES THE HIGHER VOLATILITY IN RUSSELL 2000 TRANSLATE TO BETTER PREMIUM HARVESTING THAN IN THE S&P 500?

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