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Best Practices

This segment is designed to show every investor the best ways to execute their trading strategy. We deliver the practical side of options trading. It's tastytrade's research broken down to a more beginner level!

Jan 12, 2021

tastytrade explains how to profit from a stock's price sitting still.

Jan 4, 2021
Find out why long put options may not be the best protective strategy for downside market moves.
Dec 29, 2020
The ability to adjust trades is especially unique to options trading. The main reasons are the duration and price.
Dec 15, 2020
tastytrade explains why traders should aim to collect 1/3rd the width of the strikes for defined risk options strategies.
Dec 9, 2020
tastytrade discusses important characteristics of Return on Capital including its relationship to volatility and probability of maximum returns.
Dec 2, 2020
tastytrade shows an example of how trading portfolio diversification cannot completely eliminate risk.
Nov 30, 2020
The core of our mechanics is to sell option premium, ideally at high levels. In this guide, we will cover what you need to know.
Nov 23, 2020
tastytrade explains how to develop a sense of market awareness.
Nov 16, 2020
tastytrade walks through how to prepare for the market open every day.
Nov 11, 2020
tastytrade explains how to pick a directional assumption when trading stocks and options.
Nov 2, 2020
This the first collective guide we are releasing that captures many of the nuances of the Iron Condor.
Oct 28, 2020
tastytrade covers everything you need to know about buying power when trading options.
Oct 26, 2020
tastytrade discusses why options, unlike equities, can be used to turn a profit in a sideways market.
Oct 21, 2020
A binary event is the classification we designate to an upcoming announcement w/ an uncertain outcome. tastytrade explains how to trade them with options.
Oct 14, 2020
tastytrade examines how through the use of delta, we can estimate a range for the expected Probability Of Profit for an options trade.
Oct 1, 2020
tastytrade defines "hard to borrow" stocks and how it can impact product selection and trade positions.
Sep 29, 2020
tastytrade discusses swings in option Profit /Loss and the importance of timely trade management.
Sep 23, 2020
tastytrade explains the importance of balancing potential profit and P/L tail risk.
Sep 2, 2020
Today Tom and Tony discuss how to adjust for directional portfolio risk.
Aug 25, 2020
Today Tom and Tony discuss how to approximately diversify using market cap.
Jul 7, 2020
Today Tom and Tony discuss whether diversified assets are more likely to IV contract than high-cap single stocks in the same sector.
Jun 30, 2020
Today Tom and Tony overview some popular volatility indices.
May 18, 2020
tastytrade explains how trades can profit from a starting point of being delta neutral.
May 11, 2020
Today, Tom and Tony discuss the important concepts between trading stocks and ETFs

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