VIX Guy Back: Fearless Market, Volatility Crash Offers Hedge Opportunities

The VIX guy is back

We haven't heard from "our" VIX guy in a long time. He remains as the number one contrarian indicator when it comes to volatility. His latest reasoning is that we are entering a regime shift and that volatility will stay lower for much longer as "the market does not care about much". Regular readers of TME know our general logic on protection and volatility: "do not buy protection when you must, buy it when you can". We are getting very close to such a set up. Using options for directional bets (up/down) as well as protection is looking attractive. Time for a thread on volatility:

Say hello to inverse panic