This indicator can be a tell into market trends. Mark Sebastian of Option Pit tells you what to look for and gives you some thought on AAPL
Right now, I think I want to be short implied volatility (vega) and long realized volatility (gamma).
Jill Malandrino and Scott Redler, Chief Strategic Officer of T3Live, review the case for a trade in GE into earnings. Mark Sebastian of Option Pit ties it all in with the options strategy.
Mark Sebastian of Options Profits reviews the overall market, ETNs and volatility trading strategies.
Jill Malandrino and Scott Redler of T3Live and Real Money Pro review the fundamental and technical case for a trade in Pfizer. Mark Sebastian ties it all in with the options strategy.
I think the VIX and movement are finally starting to meet in a middle ground.
Let's examine the market's movement instead of direction. Don't be afraid to continue to be short the volatility products.
Jill Malandrino and Scott Redler of T3Live review Nike on the charts for a quick trade (video). Mark Sebastian of Option Pit gives us the options play.
Here is a special piece dedicated to retail as people hit the malls over the three weekend. Here are the "haves", "have nots" and the options play in LULU.
Assuming earnings aren't terrible, I see SPX hitting 1300 in the near-term and a VIX below 20.