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Closing the Gap - Futures Edition

The gap between the self-directed and institutional trader in the world of Futures gets closer as Tom and Tony go head-to-head with one of the Futures market industry's best institutional traders. We bring professional strategies to individual investors.

Feb 21, 2020
Anton joins Tom and Tony in the studio to walk through the ins and outs of futures expiration.
Feb 14, 2020
Tom, Tony, and Beef examine correlation and conditional probability to set up a pairs trade in /YM and /ES.
Feb 7, 2020
Pete explains how stock and bond behavior present potential trade opportunities. Tune in as he walks through how to pick a side, product, and strategy!
Jan 31, 2020
Pairs trades allow traders to reduce risk, increase trade duration, and stay engaged in periods of low volatility. tastytrade explains how to set up pairs in the equity markets.
Jan 24, 2020
tastytrade looks at a bullish play in Crude that incorporates futures options, ultimately boosting the probability of profit of the trade.
Jan 17, 2020
In this segment, we'll take a look at a very popular pair that is both highly correlated and also mean reverting!
Jan 10, 2020
tastytrade looks to alternative futures products that are exhibiting more volatility than equity indices.
Jan 3, 2020
Tune in as Tony, Pete and Mike Hart walk through how to identify contango and backwardation and show off a few examples in current futures products.
Dec 27, 2019
Tony and Mike examine the past year's relationship between Gold (/GC) and Silver (/SI).
Dec 20, 2019
Pete checks in on the yield curve and presents a trade idea that capitalizes on the most opportune piece of the curve, Five-Year Notes.
Dec 13, 2019
Mike Hart explains some low volatility setups that incorporate directional movement and that also can benefit from an increase in implied volatility.
Dec 6, 2019
Pete walks through a series of visuals and correlations to explain how to set up a "currency cross" in Euro / Pound.
Nov 22, 2019
Pete is in the studio to give us a summary of all major currencies and how they compare to the US Dollar.
Nov 15, 2019
Pete analyzes the various maturity treasury products, paying close attention to their current price, implied volatility, and IV rank.
Nov 8, 2019
Natural gas just hit a 6-month high, up 15% over the lasts two weeks. But is this rich?
Nov 1, 2019
In this segment, Pete examines the yield curve and identifies potential opportunities in two common maturity spreads, the TUT spread and the NOB spread.
Oct 25, 2019
When volatility is low we don't want to sit on our hands. One way to find opportunity is with futures and another is with pairs trades. Pete explains.
Oct 18, 2019
tastytrade explains how to use beta-weighted delta and futures to neutralize a portfolio's directional sway.
Oct 11, 2019
Find out how to identify pairs trades using price, volatility, and correlation. Then, discover the most attractive pairs trades using equity indices.
Oct 4, 2019
How do we create a diversified short dollar trade that takes advantage of the disparity between different volatilities in its components?
Sep 27, 2019
Pete presents a trade idea based on the next "deadline" surrounding Brexit. Tune in for the setup and management expectations in the coming weeks!
Sep 20, 2019
With /CL's recent price action, and the positive correlation between CAD and /CL, is there a pairs trade opportunity with AUD sitting relatively flat?
Sep 13, 2019
Pete walks through some best practices for rolling equity index futures. Tune in for a better understanding around the timing of rolling, volume's impact, and what to make of the price differential between contracts
Sep 6, 2019
In this segment, Pete explains how the differences in volatility impact option prices in /6B and /6E.
Aug 30, 2019
Based on recent price behavior and implied volatility, Pete identifies an opportunity in equities and determines whether to use futures or options.

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