Futures

The Options Market Isn’t Sold On Higher Volatility

The Options Market Isn’t Sold On Higher Volatility

Let’s face it, investors and traders love selling volatility. Ever since volatility essentially become its own asset class, the investing world has loved to be short it. After all, selling volatility works out the vast majority of the time. However, the problem with being short volatility is that it can reverse in a hurry. When […]

Big Money Is Betting That The Markets Will Remain Calm

Big Money Is Betting That The Markets Will Remain Calm

The days of sub-10 VIX may be gone for the foreseeable future, but that doesn’t mean traders have stopped betting against higher volatility. In fact, the short volatility trade seems like it may be returning with a vengeance. Well, let me step back a bit. The short volatility trade may be returning on the professional […]

This is the Biggest Options Trade Ever Made

This is the Biggest Options Trade Ever Made

Risking $10 million on a trade that has a 9-day time limit might seem ludacris, but that’s exactly what this trader did. The best part is, you don’t need to have millions of dollars to profit from the same type of trade. Jay Soloff explains how.  It’s easy to see the benefits of trading options […]