2011 Coming to a Close

As we look back on 2011 we saw the VIX having a range between 15 and 48.  Major news events and uncertainty made for some volatile times. I can remember so many of my trades and the major events that affected them. Which events of 2011 had the most impact on your option positions?

Japan Earthquake

US Economy and Credit Downgrade

MF Global

European Financial Crisis

Steve Jobs

Social Media IPO’s

So what major events are brewing for 2012 right now? Will you be ready to take advantage of volatility?