Volatility

Volatility Has Entered the Building!

The lift in implied volatility is increasing the appeal of option-selling strategies like individual credit spreads and iron condors. Consider these two SPY trades. More 

Warning Signs from the VIX

We take a look at the CBOE Volatility Index (CBOE:VIX) to see what it might be telling us for the trading ahead. More 

The Volatility Trade’s Not Dead Yet

Volatility is low right now, but call volume on the VIX is high--a sign that smart money knows the drop is coming. Be prepared with this volatility ETN trade. More 

Low Volatility Is Depressing Options Sellers

Find out how extraordinarily low implied volatility is affecting what options trades you should pursue to hedge your portfolio. More 

Trade the Exchange Earnings Bump with CBOE

If you're reading this you probably know that trading is hot. So why not trade trading itself with CBOE Holdings (CBOE) as it spikes on positive earnings news today? More 

The Great Rotation Is Bull$@#!

Tuesday's Twitter panic shows just how unprepared the market is to make a wide exodus out of bonds and into stocks. More 

Making VIX and Vega Work for You

The VIX has finally broken out of its trading range - learn what that means for options prices. More