The OPEX Effect

The OPEX Effect

The OPEX Effect is a joint podcast from Excess Returns and SpotGamma where we take a deep dive into the world of options and the flows they generate in markets. Join Brent Kochuba, Jack Forehand and me, Justin Carbonneau every month on Options Expiration week as we look at the major developments in the options world and how they impact all of our portfolios.
Inside What is Driving This Weird Market | The OPEX Effect Ep. 10
The OPEX EffectJuly 16, 202401:15:11

Inside What is Driving This Weird Market | The OPEX Effect Ep. 10

In this episode of the OPEX Effect, we explore the current market rally and discuss the concept of "correlation spasms" - unusual movements and relationships between market components. We examine reco...

Inside the June Options Expiration | Big Dispersion, Call Imbalance and Massive NVDA Interest
The OPEX EffectJune 18, 202401:11:06

Inside the June Options Expiration | Big Dispersion, Call Imbalance and Massive NVDA Interest

In this month's episode of the OPEX Effect, we take a deep dive into the world of options flows and their impact on the markets. We discuss the recent GameStop saga and the role options played in the ...

The Kitty is Roaring Again - Volatility Is Not | The OPEX Effect: May 2024
The OPEX EffectMay 14, 202400:50:12

The Kitty is Roaring Again - Volatility Is Not | The OPEX Effect: May 2024

In this episode of the OpEx Effect, we discuss the current state of the market as we approach the May options expiration. We analyze the low levels of volatility and put demand, suggesting market part...

The Return of Volatility | The OPEX Effect Episode 7
The OPEX EffectApril 16, 202400:47:32

The Return of Volatility | The OPEX Effect Episode 7

In this episode of the OPEX Effect podcast, Brent Kochuba and Jack Forehand discuss the current market turmoil and its potential impact on options flows. They analyze how the geopolitical conflict in ...