Vol411 for Tuesday, February 9

Host: Scott Bauer, Chief Executive Officer, Prosper Trading Academy
  • Yesterday, the VIX Index closed at 21.24 and today the VVIX Index is down to 107, which is near its lowest levels since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The VIX futures curve climbs from now until April with the February expiration at 23.93, March at 26.67 and April at 27.89. From there, the curve flattens out until October.
  • Industrywide, 38 million options contracts traded yesterday. So far in February, the options average daily volume is just over 40 million.
  • The VIX options put/call ratio was 0.75 yesterday, down from 1.51 just a week before.
  • Also yesterday, the June 110 calls were the most active VIX options traded, trading out-of-the-money at $0.21. Additionally, 21,000 June 16/21 VIX options puts traded and 31,000 February 45 VIX options puts traded.



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