It has been more than a month since we last gave a full update on the State of Volatility in the SPX. Last time we did that
I was recently working with a newer option mentoring student explaining term structure. He pointed out to me this graph:
One of the trades many of my option mentoring students are really paying attention to are put ratio spreads (by the way if you haven't read this http://www.optionpit.com/blog/implied-volat
Recently, I received an email from Mark Wolfinger of Options for Rookies asking me my thoughts on this question. I thought it was a great question, b
One of the biggest differences between Option Pit and other mentoring services is the way we teach our students to approach trading.
We look at our trades, discuss tomorrow's earnings and look at GMCR and OEX
This just in, when volatility pops, calendars tend to lose and lose big.
We will explore our trades, talk about today's events, and look at the rest of the week.