Time to go long volatility (VIX)


Junior member
12 0
Hi guys,

Not sure if this is the good forum.

I normally only trade Brent (even got a blog haha) and you can see me in the commodity forum. But I can't overlook a nice opportunity so I decided to write a little about it.

I open this thread to discuss it with you: being long volatility. Medium-term horizon: few weeks. With the contango this kind a trade is kind of a "timing the market trade".

Here are the reasons why I think this could be huge:

Currently the VIX is at around 11-12 and has been moving between 12 and 28 for the past year. My view is at least a quick double in value in the next 1-3 months.

My idea is that we are near historical low. A VIX around 12 is not common at all and this level act as a resistance.

And there are a lot of potential catalysts for a surge in volatility:
-Fed Hike
-Trump in January

--> potential correction on stocks (currently at historical high)

I wrote an article on this matter which is way more detailed if you are interested :


Will keep you updated on the results.
AdBlock Detected

We get it, advertisements are annoying!

But it's thanks to our sponsors that access to Trade2Win remains free for all. By viewing our ads you help us pay our bills, so please support the site and disable your AdBlocker.

I've Disabled AdBlock