New answers tagged

4

VIX almost always only spikes when SPX goes down as @Jan Stuller also mentions in a comment. Insofar the question is a bit counterfactual. I frequently use twin axis in the charts that follow. The position of the label corresponds to the axes the ticker belongs to. These are essentially two question in real world scenarios. 1 ) VIX and Vega: VIX up, IVOL up,...


4

Vega is the option's price sensitivity to the volatility (i.e. IV). In the graph below, vega is shown to be a strictly positive function in volatility, which means that at any point in the graph (i.e. for any value of IV, irrespective of whether the option is OTM, ATM or ITM), the option price: will increase in value if IV goes up (because Vega is positive) ...


Top 50 recent answers are included