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Optionalysis: Disbalanced Strategies, and Trading a High VIX

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The VIX has gone bonkers. The Volatility Index, measured as a level of option implied volatilities on the Nifty, has touched 29 after being at just 18 on March 31. It looks like option prices have increased substantially.

This would have resulted in a windfall if you were long the VIX futures. However, we don't think that's an easy product to trade, with the crazy leverage it offers. Election Butterflies The elections are giving butterflies in the stomach to most politicians, but we can also make option . . .

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