Characteristics of Theta

Characteristics of Theta

A solid understanding of theta is critical to successfully managing a volatility portfolio. Read on to learn more about the characteristics of theta...

The Least Volatile Year Ever?

The Least Volatile Year Ever?

If you’ve been wondering how 2017 stacks up against previous years of depressed volatility, today’s post is for you!

Diversifying an Options Portfolio

Diversifying an Options Portfolio

Options portfolios are no different than any other portfolio in the sense that diversification can help traders reduce concentrated risk. Read on to learn more…

Looking Forward in USO

Looking Forward in USO

Strength in crude oil has opened up new opportunities in related energy products. Read on to learn more...

Iconic Futures Spread: Wheat vs. Corn

Iconic Futures Spread: Wheat vs. Corn

Looking for potential opportunities in the futures market? Today’s post outlines an iconic spread between wheat and corn. Read on to learn more…

ETFs: A Good Starting Point

ETFs: A Good Starting Point

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) go with volatility trading like peanut butter goes with jelly. Read on to learn why...

The Importance of Being Neutral

The Importance of Being Neutral

Ever considered the effects of delta-neutral trading over the long run? Today’s post has the information you need!

The Split Personality of GDX

The Split Personality of GDX

Are the gold miners (GDX) more correlated to the stock market, or to the price of gold? Read on to learn more...

tasty Update: Vol of Vol

tasty Update: Vol of Vol

VVIX provides traders with insight into the “volatility of volatility.” Read on to learn more about current levels in this important metric...

Calling All Contrarians!

Calling All Contrarians!

If you’re getting a little bearish on equity markets, you might be a contrarian! Read on to learn more...