The S&P 500 was up 0.23% today and the VIX went down to 19.06%.
Yesterday the VIX put option volume reached 166,000. The put/call ratio for VIX options was around 1, which is significantly higher the the long term average of 0.52.
The spread between the April VIX futures and March VIX futures continued to narrow. See my earlier post.
Over the past month the volume of VIX options reached 5 million:
Interestingly the VIX option put/call ratio lags the VIX by about a month: