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This Week in Futures Options

Gold, crude oil, corn, soybeans and more - with so many tradeable products the futures options market is an intimidating place. How can you possibly keep track of the latest trading activity across so many different products? Don’t worry - we’ve got you covered. Welcome to This Week in Futures Options - the program designed to help active futures options traders stay on top of this ever-changing marketplace. Each week we’ll break down the top trades, hot products, volatility explosions and much more. Whether you’re an experienced veteran or a newcomer looking to separate the wheat from the lean hogs, This Week in Futures Options has the information you can’t find anywhere else.

Aug 23, 2019

  • HOST: MARK LONGO, OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP

WHAT WERE THE MOVERS AND SHAKERS THIS WEEK?

EQUITIES

  • VIX 17 - UNCHD FROM LAST SHOW 
  • VVIX: 100 - DOWN 3 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VXX: 25.8 -  DOWN .7 POINTS FROM LAST SHOW 
  • RVX: 20.1 - DOWN 4.1 PTS FROM LAST WEEK 
  • VIX/RVX SPREAD - 3.1 WIDER BY .5 POINT FROM LAST WEEK

Is Higher...


Aug 16, 2019

  • HOST: MARK LONGO, OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: SEAN SMITH, FTSE RUSSELL
  • CME HOTSEAT GUEST: RICK ROSENTHAL - DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, FTSE RUSSELL INDICES - Cboe

EQUITIES

  • VIX  21.60 - UP 4 FROM LAST SHOW 
  • VVIX: 113 -  UP 13 FROM LAST SHOW
  • RVX: 24.25 - UP OVER 3.5 PTS FROM LAST WEEK
  • VIX/RVX SPREAD -...


Aug 9, 2019

  • HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP

CRUDE OIL

  • Down 10% on the week coming into Thursday. 
  • That followed a session in which the futures closed at $51.09 a barrel, the lowest level since Jan. 14.
  • Futures fell as much as 5.8% Wednesday to seven-month lows after American crude stockpiles posted a surprise...


Aug 2, 2019

  • HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: SEAN SMITH, FTSE RUSSELL

EQUITIES

  • VIX  17.65 (13.90) - UP NEARLY 4.5 FROM LAST SHOW - 
  • HIT A HIGH OF 15.44 EARLIER THIS WEEK
  • VVIX: 106 (91.5) -  UP 21 FROM LAST SHOW
  • RVX: 19.65 (17.15) - 15.80 -  UP 3.85 
  • VIX/RVX SPREAD - 2 (3.25) - TIGHTER BY .75 (wider by...


Jul 26, 2019

TWIFO 161: Crude Skew and other Mysteries

  • HOST: MARK LONGO, OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: NICK HOWARD, BANTIX TECHNOLOGIES
  • CME HOTSEAT GUEST: ADAM WEBB, Founder of Macrohedged 

CRUDE OIL

Oil ends lower as support from storm-fueled, 11 million-barrel drop in U.S. crude supplies disappears

  • Oil futures settled...