VOLATILITY VIEWS 404: LAUNCHING NEW VOL PRODUCTS IN A PANDEMIC

  • HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: MARK SEBASTIAN, THE OPTION PIT
  • MIAX HOT SEAT: TOM JARCK, VOLATILITY PRODUCTS SPECIALIST, MIAX
  • GUESTS: MATT AND MIKE THOMPSON,  MANAGING PARTNERS, THOMPSON CAPITAL

VOLATILITY REVIEW SEGMENT

  • A MIXED END TO ANOTHER STRANGE WEEK: A STRANGE END TO A STRANGE WEEK WHERE NEITHER BULLS NOR BEARS COULD REALLY FIND THEIR FOOTING
  • TRADERS COULD BE IN FOR A WILD RIDE ON FRIDAY BECAUSE OF A COUPLE TECHNICAL FACTORS. THE S&P 500 WILL HAVE ITS FIRST REBALANCING OF THE YEAR AT FRIDAY’S CLOSE AND VOLATILITY COULD ALSO BE HEIGHTENED FRIDAY BY QUADRUPLE WITCHING.
  • SPIKES: 33.25  – DOWN 7.25 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VIX CASH: 33.5 – DOWN 6.25 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VVIX: 137 – DOWN 18 FROM LAST SHOW

VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL

  • QUESTION FROM MELLON: HAVE YOU SEEN AN UPTICK IN SPX AND VIX PAPER SINCE THE PITS CAME BACK?
  • QUESTION FROM PEAR A SOL: WHY ARE VIX FUTURES TRADING SO LITTLE THESE DAYS? WOULD SEEM TO BE A BOOM TIME FOR VOLATILITY TRADING AND VOLATILITY PRODUCTS?
  • QUESTION FROM DAVID LINCOLN: QUESTION FOR ALL YOU $VIX EXPERTS: HOW HIGH DOES THE MARKET NEED TO RIP TO THE UPSIDE FOR THE VIX TO GO TO UNCHED ON THE DAY?

CRYSTAL BALL

  • WHERE WILL VIX/SPIKES BE NEXT WEEK?

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