Mini VIX Futures with Michael Izhaky [PODCAST]

Breaking down the brand new Mini VIX Futures for retail traders

Managing Editor
Oct 5, 2020 at 8:45 AM
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On the latest Market Mashup, Patrick is back with another esteemed guest from Cboe Global Markets. Michael Izhaky, Vice President of Derivatives Strategy stops by to explain just what Mini VIX futures are. Patrick and Michael talk about the utility of Mini VIX futures, the environments they could thrive in, and the growing preference for "mini" contracts.

Schaeffer’s Investment Research is thrilled to bring you the Schaeffer’s Market Mashup (click here to follow and be notified of each new episode)! Hosted weekly by managing editor Patrick Martin, join us as we dive into the various hot-button investing news of the week. Recent topics include the race for a COVID-19 vaccine, the rise of sports gambling service DraftKings, and what stocks are historical outperformers.

Plus, Patrick is joined by traders, analysts, and other dignitaries of the investing world. Those episodes will feature exclusive sit-downs about options strategies, the latest macro trends, and anything else that’s newsworthy in the stock market world.

While we have you, here's a quick rundown of some of our most popular episodes through our partnership with Cboe Global Markets:

Schaeffer's Market Mashup sat down with two Cboe Global Markets experts. Patrick is joined by Henry Schwartz, Senior Director/Head of Product Intelligence, Kevin Davitt once more, Senior Instructor of the Options Institute, and Jason Roelke, head of Institutional Equity Derivatives Sales at Citadel Securities The heavy-hitters discuss the historical context of the VIX today, what "typical behavior" is like during this environment, and try a few dart throws toward future market sentiment and options flow.

Schaeffer's Market Mashup features a VIX roundtable (part 2).
 Patrick is joined by Henry Schwartz, Senior Director/Head of Product Intelligence, Kevin Davitt once more, Senior Instructor of the Options Institute, and Jason Roelke, head of Institutional Equity Derivatives Sales at Citadel Securities The heavy-hitters discuss the historical context of the VIX today, what "typical behavior" is like during this environment, and try a few dart throws toward future market sentiment and options flow.

Schaeffer's Market Mashup dives into Select Sector Indices.
Patrick sits down with Cboe Global Markets' Jermal Chandler, one of the Senior Instructors at the Options Institute and the Senior Instructor of Market Insights.  Patrick and Jermal chop it up about the COVID-19 impact on various sectors including retail, real estate, and travel (2:39). Jermal also breaks down what Select Sector Indices can do to a trading portfolio (13:10), plus how its volatility stacks up with the S&P 500 (15:35). They close with a look at what the November 2020 election can do to sector performance and dispersion (20:56).

 

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