Scott Nations

Scott Nations

Formal First Name

Scott Nations is the President of Nations Indexes, an independent developer of volatility and option enhanced indexes. He has been in the finance industry since 1986. Nations has served as a member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Chicago Board of Trade, responsible for the development and implementation of a proprietary option pricing model and deployment of the first wireless handheld computers to the trading floor. A bestselling author who enjoys reading about history, his latest work is “A History of the United States in Five Crashes.”

Professional Experience

Academic History



  • Nations has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.
  • He is a contributor to CNBC and regularly appears on-air to discuss markets, current economic events, and the outlook for various financial vehicles.