Valuing VIX and Volatility with Joe Tigay on The Derivative

VIX and volatility are buzz words that every trader knows, thinks about, and maybe even utilizes. But VIX and volatility are subjects to not be taken too lightly – experts like Joe Tigay of Equity Armor Investments have spent years and years perfecting an understanding of the VIX curve, skew, and timing to get in and out and trade effectively.

TL;DR VIX and volatility trading is not for the faint of heart.

In this podcast episode, we’re talking with Joe Tigay about Michigan sports teams, the early days in the pit, Equity Armor’s four strategies, SPX vs S&P, the risk behind options, Pequod’s pizza, trading volatility through EAVOL, negative return expectations, gamma scalping, panic selling, Moneyball, and poker to trading parallels.


About Equity Armor Investments: Equity Armor Investments is a wealth management firm offering advisory services to both retail and institutional investors. Their goal is to provide superior risk-adjusted returns through effective and efficient risk management. EAI seeks to provide investors and institutions with low volatility consistent advisory solutions. Our products and strategies seek to reduce many of the convexity issues plaguing investors.

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