Volatility trading

Trader technique using volatility and CBOE VIX futures to pinpoint trade execution in long butterfly S&P 500 options spread.
Volatility trading is the term used to describe trading the velocity of movement in price of an underlying instrument rather than the direction of price. For example, you could trade the value of an equity index, but volatility trading typically means trading the expected velocity of movement.
Understanding implied-to-realized volatility spreads to net dividends
Markets are a measure of fear and greed. So, while experts may say it’s impossible, the fear gauge — or VIX — is a tool that can help you time markets successfully
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