Volatility strategies are categorized into 4 major views and 5 different expressions / strategies.
- Tactical Long Volatility: Short term trading view for when volatility / VIX is low and you expect it to increase
- Tactical Short Volatility: Short term trading view for when volatility / VIX is high (e.g. after a volatility spike) and you expect it to decrease
- Strategic Long Volatility: Permanently long volatility
- Strategic Short Volatility: Permanently short volatility
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