Advantages by Trading Implied Volatility

Trading Implied Volatility is selling the premium of the volatility expectation that is priced into individual options. The implied volatility of an option is actually backed out of the price of the option. All the inputs of an options pricing model are known (time to expiration, strike, price, interest rates) except for the volatility that the option is pricing in. […]

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Implied Volatility Explanation

  Volatility can be defined by how much the price of an underlying can fluctuate during a certain period of time. The volatility of the underlying instrument plays a big role in the pricing of the options. In the option market, traders care about historical volatility and implied volatility. We focus on Implied Volatility. We sell options with high Implied […]

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Implied volatility as a trading tool

Implied volatility as a trading tool

Implied Volatility is important when you are selling options. It is a great trading tool that shows you how much potential the stock can move according the market’s opinion. It doesn’t give a clue which direction it is going to move though. If implied volatility is high, the market expects that the stock can move largely. When the stock has […]

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