Volatility Views 399: Volatility Fun-Ness Abounds

  • HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: MARK SEBASTIAN, THE OPTION PIT
  • MIAX HOT SEAT: HENRY SCHWARTZ, TRADE ALERT

VOLATILITY REVIEW SEGMENT

  • A MIXED END TO A MIXED WEEK
  • THE STREET HAVING A HARD TIME COMING TO GRIPS WITH THE CURRENT ENVIRONMENT – WEAK EARNINGS, DIRE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK, GROWING ISSUES WITH CHINA. 
  • YET THE BULL IS STILL FIGHTING TO SHOW ITSELF. 
  • OPEN TABLE SAYING ¼ OF RESTAURANTS WILL NEVER REOPEN. 
  • VOL FIRMING UP EVEN AS MARKETS REMAIN SOMEWHAT MIXED
  • SPIKES: 33  – UP 2.8 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VIX CASH: 32.5 – UP 3.5 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VVIX: 136 – UP 20 FROM LAST SHOW

VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL

  • QUESTION FROM PLAYBOOK3: WHAT IMPACT DO YOU THINK FLOORS OPENING UP AGAIN WILL HAVE ON VOLATILITY?
  • RELATED QUESTION FROM NELLE: WOULD VIX HAVE HIT 80 IF THE MARKET WASN’T FULLY ELECTRONIC?
  • QUESTION FROM TIM: HOW IS THE EARNINGS SEASON SHAPING UP?
  • QUESTION FROM 56IT: WHAT IS THE STATUS OF SVIX?

CRYSTAL BALL

  • WHERE WILL VIX/SPIKES BE NEXT WEEK?

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