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Jul 31, 2017

Volatility Review: A look back at the week from a volatility perspective

The Numbers:

  • VIX Cash back in double digit territory.
  • VVIX - 86.87
  • CBOE Skew Index - 130
  • VIX Options - ADV: 653k, VIX Call/Put: 3.9/ 1; Total 10.4m (8.23m Calls, 2.13m Puts
  • Traders 'Shocked' by VIX Bet That Could Pay $265M.
  • Bond Trader's $10...

Jul 31, 2017

This week the CME hot seat guest is Ron Bundy, CEO Benchmarks North America, FTSE Russell.

Topics this week include:

  • Russell 2000
  • Crude Oil
  • Interest Rates

Futures Options Feedback: Listeners weigh in.

Options Question of the Week: With $VIX circling the drain, where are you looking for your next #Volatility...

Jul 31, 2017

Options news you can use for Monday, July 31, 2017

Jul 31, 2017

In this episode, Mark is joined by Jen Nayar, CEO of Vela Trading Technologies.

They discuss:

  • Major acquisitions: OptionsCity and Object Trading
  • The whys and hows of the acquisitions
  • How will the brands merge together going forward?
  • Is the smaller, fragmented community cause for concern?
  • Was there much of an overlap...

Jul 28, 2017

Trading Block: Amazon rallies 2%. Bezos surpassed Gates ever-so briefly as richest man in the world. Then there was a selloff.

Earnings Flash Poll - $AMZN is up next. ATM Straddle approx. $50 - aka 4.5%. Does a $50 earnings move seem reasonable or crazy to you?

  • 39% - I'll buy that for $50
  • 22% - I'll sell that for...