It has been a fun few days working with my option mentoring students on the volatility complex wehave seen over the last few weeks. While I normally am pretty neutral, yesterday I predicted a
Today was an interesting day for the volatility complex.
Coming off of a nice IV panic last Thursday, and a subsequent IV calming last Friday, markets like the one we have now can often throw many of my new options mentoring students for a loop.
I am a little disappointed I was so tied up yesterday, as it would have been a remarkably interesting day to trade. Many of my option mentoring students kept asking me why the VIX was up so m
Since the market had its 30 point sell off at the beginning of the month, many of my option mentoring students have lamented how poorly the VIX has correlated with the fall in the market place.
While I do not think anyone would call today a fearful session on any level.
The VIX may have gained a little more than 1%, something those in the media will point toward as an increase in fear. As I look at volatility I do not seem much of an uptick at all.
The VIX did something totally unexpected today...It Acted like It is SUPPOSED TO!!! The market was down a few points today, and the VIX rallied.
When I was a boy I used to love ping pong and tennis. The only part of the game I really didn’t like at all was this: We would hit the ball back and forth for seconds or minutes, but ev