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This Week in VIX Options and ETPs

Early this past week in the VIX option pit things were fairly quiet as the news early in the week was not very significant or market moving. There already seems to be more interest in the November...

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Next Week in Weeklys – 12/15/2013

Despite this being an old school expiration week, there are new names with extended weekly options series that showed up on the list last week.  The table below highlights the new exchange traded...

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This Week in VIX Options and ETPs – 12/20/2013

The Fed decided that tapering was finally ok and the stock market agreed with the S&P 500 up well over 2% on the week.  I did some digging and found something that seems kind of ironic.  In...

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This Week in VIX Options and ETPs – 2/14/2014

Last week the S&P 500 shook off all uncertainty, concerns, and fear regarding equities and put up the best week of 2014.  Of course there have only been six weeks of trading in 2014, but over a 2%...

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This Week in Volatility Indexes and ETPs – 9/26/2014

This is one of those weekends where I get to add a 3rd curve into the mix below. Thursday, as all of us that were not under a rock know, was a hectic day for the equity market. Hectic days in the stock...

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The Week in Volatility Indexes and ETPs – 9/29 – 10/3

The week over week numbers do no justice in depicting what happened in the markets last week. For the second week in a row I’m adding a third curve to the chart below. Thursday saw the peak for VIX...

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A Handful of Timely Volatility Trades

VIX is much higher than it was early last week.  So are VXX and RVX.  Also, the S&P 500 and SVXY are both lower.  Anyone can tell you that, so I decided to do some digging and find some timely...

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The Week in Volatility Indexes and ETPs – 11/17 – 11/21

Four out of five days last week the S&P 500 hit a new record high. In reaction to the S&P 500 climbing to what some traders consider nose bleed territory three of the four volatility indexes...

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The Week in Volatility Indexes and ETPs – 12/15 – 12/19

Santa Claus did not disappoint and his annual rally took the S&P 500 up 3.41% last week.   That move took the air out of the four S&P 500 related volatility indexes with VXST leading the way...

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The Week in Volatility Indexes and ETPs – 12/22 – 12/26

This past week the S&P 500 recorded a record high on 3 of the 4 trading days with Friday being number 52 in 2014. I did some digging on this topic and 52 new highs in a year is less than the number...

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Volatility Indexes and ETPs in 2014

During the first half of 2014 I got to have several conversations about whether or not VIX was ‘broken’ since the average level for VIX was so low. Needless to say I haven’t fielded a single call or...

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Last Week in Volatility Indexes and ETPs – 1/5 – 1/9

When we have volatile weeks like last week I will alter the various term structure of volatility charts included in these blogs. The first graphic is an example of this where I added Tuesday’s closing...

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The Week in Volatility Options and ETPs – 2/2 – 2/6

A big up week for the S&P 500 resulted in the VXST – VIX – VXV – VXMT term structure curve returning to contango after going into backwardation to end the previous week. This sort of action is...

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The Week in Volatility Indexes and ETPs – 2/23 – 2/27

Last week was fairly quiet despite the second revision of GDP coming in a little light. We may see a little more volatility action in the coming week as on Wednesday the ADP Employment Change report is...

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Trade Analysis – Selling $SVXY Puts

Editors note – we would like to welcome Meredith Kelley Zidek as a new contributor to the CBOE Options Hub.  Meredith is a private investor whose interests include equities, options, and commodities....

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Hitting a single in $SVXY

Editors note – we would like to welcome Meredith Kelley Zidek as a new contributor to the CBOE Options Hub.  Meredith is a private investor whose interests include equities, options, and commodities....

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July: Tricky by Anyone’s Standards

Editors note – we would like to welcome Meredith Kelley Zidek as a new contributor to the CBOE Options Hub.  Meredith is a private investor whose interests include equities, options, and commodities....

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The Bull Market Lives! Long Live the Bull Market…

…or at least through the end of this week.  After that I’ll be ready for anything else, but please – whatever is keeping volatility low – stay stable for a few more days. My escapades this month...

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Easy Trading Before the Hurricane Came Through

As someone pointed out two posts back, I did tell everyone: “Follow along for a less wordy (because I’ve already explained it all) installation documenting the conclusion to this story pretty soon, as...

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I Don’t Usually Trade Long Options…But When I Do

Who buys calls?  Who buys puts?  I often wonder this, as I am usually the one selling them to others.  Do buyers really think they’re going to profit from them?  Is a real person buying them?  Is it a...

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