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10 Reasons to be a tastytrader

Dylan Ratigan dives into the tastytrade methodology to uncover the top trading principles that tastytraders utilize daily.

Liquidity Trumps All
Sep 29, 2016
We use a strict set of parameters to help us set up, manage and close our trades in order to enhance our portfolio's success. But what are those guidelines, exactly? Dylan Ratigan recruits tastytrade hosts to find out.
Sell Options When IV is High
Oct 12, 2016
tastytrade preaches selling options in times of high IV, but why does this supposedly make us more likely to be profitable? Dylan Ratigan and the team dissect implied volatility as the second pillar of tastytrade's investing style.
Trade Small, Trade Often
Oct 26, 2016
Day in and day out we preach, "trade small, trade often." But can we quantify this? And is it possible to actually achieve predictable results as we increase occurrences? Dylan Ratigan hopes to find out by talking to the tastytrade team.
Probability Never Lies
Nov 2, 2016
In episode 4 of the series, Dylan and hosts tackle another imperative tastytrade pillar: probability never lies. Dylan recruits Mike, Frank and Ryan to assess the credibility of these pros and share their personal experience with high probability trading.
Implied Volatility Is Overstated
Nov 10, 2016
Episode 5, Dylan and hosts discuss a trading pillar crucial to selling premium: implied volatility is overstated. Current fear of future events is overly inflated, which is why tastytrade tends to sell option premium. Is this always true?
Take Profits, Give Losers Duration
Nov 11, 2016
Another tastytrade pillar that challenges the status quo is to take trade profits and give losing trades duration. tastytrade argues that long term profitability is higher because you reduce your risk of losing. But how is managing winners defined?
Passive Investing is Destructive to Wealth
Dec 13, 2016
Does the passive investing "norm" actually work? This tastytrade pillar argues no.
Active Investing Works
Dec 13, 2016
Dylan recruits the tastytrade team to share their experiences as retail traders to shed light on our 8th pillar.
Trading Is a Skill That Can Be Developed
Jan 13, 2017
Trading is a skill that can be developed, and Dylan Ratigan recruits Tom and the rest of the tastytrade team to find out how individuals can go from knowing nothing to managing their own portfolio.
Be Mechanical With Positions
Jan 14, 2017
Having a key set of guidelines when trading can improve a portfolio's probabilities long term.

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