Apr 5, 2021
The short put strategy is an effective way to acquire 100 shares of stock at a lower cost basis than the market is offering right now. You can be profitable if the stock stays the same, goes up, or even goes down a little bit, which is why it’s such a high probability trade. But what happens if the stock goes down dramatically? Find out in this entry from Mike Butler.
Mar 29, 2021
Successful trading begins and ends with sticking to a set of solid mechanics. Ideally, those mechanics enable a trader to enhance profitability, reduce volatility, and keep emotions in check. Through the years, tastytrade’s Liz Dierking and Jenny Andrews have built their own set of options trading guidelines based on their experience. Get their advice in their tradeTalk presentation and learn more about each concept below.
Mar 22, 2021
Options trading is a complex endeavor, but we can simplify things for options trading beginners by taking a look at how buying options compares to selling options, and compare these ideas to players in a casino. tastytrade’s Anton Kulikov explains in his TradeTalk, “Be the House.”
Oct 23, 2020
The pareto principle can be applied to many things in life, including options trading! In this trade talk, Mike Butler explains why his main focus is on extrinsic value for most of his options trades, and why it’s such a powerful learning tool as well. Check out the segment and read this blog post for his main takeaways!
Sep 7, 2017
Most investors are familiar with what earnings are, but less know about the different strategies and considerations when investing in a company with upcoming earnings. In this post you will learn about what earnings are, the terminology associated with earnings, and how you can place an 'earnings trade.'
Apr 28, 2017
In a strategy game such as poker, some players make decisions off of instinct, while others use probabilities and numbers. In the world of trading, this concept is very similar. In this post, we will focus specifically on the probability of making at least $0.01 on a trade.
Feb 21, 2017
When we talk to our customers, one of their biggest fears when learning how to trade options is getting assigned stock (because remember, when you buy/sell an option, you control 100 shares of that option’s stock). Well, I’m hoping to help you put that anxiety to rest with this post.
Nov 6, 2015
Tom & Dylan are back at it again for another round of Truth or Skepticism, discussing passive investing this time around. How can Tom beat the markets when they're swinging back and forth throughout the year? Tune in for a great discussion and find out!
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