VV 375: We’ve Seen Stupider Stupids

  • HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: MARK SEBASTIAN, THE OPTION PIT

VOLATILITY REVIEW SEGMENT

  • S&P 500, Nasdaq hit new records after October jobs numbers beat expectations
  • SPIKES: 13.50 – UNCHD FROM  LAST SHOW 
  • VIX CASH: 12.5 – DOWN .5 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VVIX: 85.2 – UP 1.2 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VIX FUTURES CURVE: STILL IN CONTANGO 
  • SPIKES FUTURES
  • EARNINGS VOLATILITY

HOT VOLATILITY TRADES 

  • VIX OPTION
  • VXX

VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL

  • QUESTION FROM HEATHER: Since you guys don’t like TVIX what else do you recommend?
  • QUESTION FROM ELI: Is there one strategy that is the silver bullet in vxx that works over the others. Should I really just buy 1yr plus puts and then set it and forget it? Seems like anything much shorter term is a bit of a crap shoot. 
  • QUESTION FROM 78RT: What’s the real set-it-and-forget-it vol trade? VXX long-term puts?
  • QUESTION FROM OPTIONSGAME: What kind of IV should we expect from CMEGroup options on bitcoin futures?

CRYSTAL BALL

 WHERE WILL VIX/SPIKES BE NEXT WEEK?

  • MARK:  12.55
  • MEATBALL –  13.07

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