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Geeks on Parade

Geeks on Parade: where options trading and mathematical concepts join forces! Catch our presentations from our expert options, futures, and cryptocurrency "geeks!"

The Evolution of the Distribution
Jul 17, 2018
Dr. Jim walks through three popular distribution models and how they fit (or don't fit) in the world of trading.
Trading Pairs: Capturing Profits and Hedging Risk
Jul 17, 2018
Get a better understand of how correlation plays a role, how pairs benefit a portfolio and how to set up a few basic pairs trades.
Time, Volatility, & the Central Limit Theorem
Jul 17, 2018
tastytrade explains why number of occurrences matter & how we can use time and volatility to our advantage when building positions.
Velocity of Risk and Skew in Probability Models
Jul 17, 2018
Our option model expert, Thomas "TP" Preston, is here to explain how asset prices are distributed and what it ultimately means for traders.
Exploratory Portfolio Intelligence
Jul 17, 2018
tastytrade breaks down a tool that can help investors determine the strengths and weaknesses of their portfolios.
Covariance & Correlation: Origin, Understanding and Application
Jul 25, 2017
Get an understanding of correlation and covariance and how these metrics alter a trading portfolio's risk.
Contango & Backwardation: Opportunities in Fixed vs. Variable Cost of Carry
Jul 25, 2017
tastytrade's Pete Mulmat defines "contango" & "backwardation" in the futures curve and how we can apply this knowledge to trading futures calendar spreads.
The Data Science Behind Financial Backtesting
Jul 25, 2017
Get an in depth look at how tastytrade collects its trading data and how it helps improve trading strategy expectations and portfolio success.

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