Category: VIX and Volatility

22 Sep 2022

The Game of Trading with SIG Alums Kris A, Tina L, & Steiner

We have a little saying over here on The Derivative, The More, The Merrier, and on this week’s episode of The Derivative, we’re not chatting with one guest, but THREE! Class may no longer be in session, but we are taking a trip down the SIG/Susquehanna memory lane and having our own class reunion with Kris Abdelmessih, Michael […]

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14 Jul 2022

Covering Calls and Charting Curves with Jay Soloff of Investors Alley

You may know this week’s guest as a Kansas City Chief and sometime Royals fan on Twitter, but he has more than one connection to Kansas City. Jay Soloff (@jsoloff), an options volatility analyst, former CBOE market maker, pirate, and seller of uncapped forward variance swaps, joins us this week to discuss covering calls and […]

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23 Jun 2022

TIPS, Options & Rates. Increased Volatility environments with Nancy Davis

This week’s guest may be new to Twitter (@nancy__davis), but she’s certainly not new to the wide world of volatility in all its wonderous “fruit” forms, including of course rates and fixed income volatility. In this Derivative episode, Jeff sits down with one of the “100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance,” Nancy Davis. Nancy, […]

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04 May 2022

VOLATILITY JEDI TRAINING IS TRULY NEVER DONE…

May the Fourth is a special day for Star Wars fans to unite worldwide and celebrate the franchise’s movies, series, video games, comics, and all other aspects of the iconic science fiction universe created in 1977 by filmmaker George Lucas. *cues the Star Wars anthem* One may not believe that Investing and Star Wars go […]

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10 Mar 2022

Vol Persistence, The Unholy Trinity of Risk, and the (100 yr) Dragon Portfolio for our 100th episode with Chris Cole

Picture this…Downtown Chicago…December 2019 B.C. (Before COVID)…The RCM crew is venturing out to a small studio ready to record the first episode of The Derivative, with no video or clue what we were doing! Who would have thought we would be crossing the 100th episode mark just two short years later!? And, we couldn’t celebrate […]

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