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

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

WTI

  • POTENTIAL TRADE WAR END GIVES LIFT TO CRUDE
  • THE RETURN OF GLOBAL DEMAND DRIVING UP PRICES
  • CRUDE PRODUCTION SHIFTING TO SHORTER TERM?

NAT GAS

  • Ready For NatGas’ Biggest Bull Market This Year?
  • The biggest bull market of the year in natural gas is shaping up, with huge stakes riding on an intense freeze forecast in the eastern two-thirds of the United States — the country’s most-closely watched heating market.

EQUITIES

  • TRADE WAR OPTIMISM LIFTING MARKETS, CRUSHING VOLATILITY
  • VIX 12.4 – DOWN 1
  • VVIX: 89 – UP 1 FROM LAST SHOW
  • RVX: 16.70 – DOWN .7 FROM LAST WEEK 
  • VIX/RVX SPREAD – 4.3 – EVEN WIDER THAN LAST WEEK

FX

  • EURODOLLAR OPTIONS

FUTURES OPTIONS FEEDBACK

  • QUESTION FROM LLJ: What are the tickers for the russell 2000 buywrite indices?
  • QUESTION FROM YTI97: Are the puts in rut options more bid than the similar term puts in s&p?

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