Ladies and Gents, Im writing a quick routine to calculate implied vols for options on EUR$ futures with Bloomberg data. My question concerns the part where I have all my inputs and am ready to pass ...
What is the longest number of consecutive days that options implied volatility has stayed “extremely high” for any particular underlying?
Curious as to whether or not there is any sort of all time record. Any index, future, or stock will do. Volatility must be well above the average 1 year volatility for all periods.
I often hear people talking about the skew of the volatility surface, model, etc... but it appears to me that a clear standard definition is not unanimously in place among practitioners. So here is ...
Why does implied volatility show an inverse relation with strike price when examining option chains?
When looking at option chains, I often notice that the (broker calculated) implied volatility has an inverse relation to the strike price. This seems true both for calls and puts. As a current ...