As tastylivers, we trade volatility. Both in terms of raw implied volatility, or IV, and also implied volatility rank, or IVR. Now last week, we talked about how volatility’s natural state of contraction is very beneficial to us as premium sellers, so it might seem backwards or confusing that we actually prefer IV or IVR to be higher. So today, we lay out the reasons and rationale behind why higher IVR does indeed mean more opportunity.
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