Implied Volatility Rise in Oil Options

The chart below shows the US oil fund, USO. It is a daily chart the line on the bottom shows the rise in the implied volatility of options on USO. The situation in Syria has led to talks of an oil spike and the oil options are getting expensive.

USO 08-31-2013


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Posted on September 2, 2013, in Option Basics and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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