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Third Eye Market Analyst

Not many professional traders have had successful background in both futures trading AND options market making. Directional and volatility trading are worlds still far apart. Yet, understanding of both worlds can greatly help you become a more successful trader.

Effective communication and teaching is deconstructing what is complex, such as buying an options strangle swap, to universal forms and functions and reconstructing it in a language to which the person can easily relate.

I am passionate about sharing insights and bringing out "Aha!" responses.
  • Description: Independent / boutique research firm analyst. Trading frequency: Daily
  • Interests: Bonds, Commodities, Developed International Markets, ETFs, Energy stocks, Gold, Options, Stocks - long, Stocks - short
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Third Eye Market Analyst 1) Fair Volatility Estimate (FVE) IndicatorProprietary indicator developed in May 2010 that calculates "fair value" of VIX and even anticipates rise and fall of equity market volatility. FVE model takes into account several variables including options theory, structure and behavior of market participants, & ...More
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On average, contango costs VXX 1% per week, but jumps to 2.25% last week b4 expiration. Jul 22, 2012