REPLAY LINK: Volatility Skew and its Impact to Options Trading
Many thanks to our live participants! It was an exciting, interactive presentation. Jared and I enjoyed spending time with our readers and look forward to "seeing" everyone online on Options Profits.
**The reason you should care deeply about levels of volatility skew is that it can make or break your portfolio. Learn how to analyze skew to determine if there is an opportunity for portfolio hedging or a speculative trade**
Jared Woodard is the principal of Condor Options, a research and trading firm in New York. With over a decade of experience trading options, futures, and equities, he has been quoted in various media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Bloomberg, and Financial Times Alphaville.
Jared is the author of Options and the Volatility Risk Premium and Iron Condor Spread Strategies, both published by FT Press. Jared is a registered commodity trading advisor at Clinamen Financial Group, where he developed the VIX Portfolio Hedging (VXH) Strategy. He is a founding and contributing editor of Expiring Monthly: The Option Traders Journal, and is a Ph.D. candidate at Fordham University.