What is there to do (and trade) when markets slow down? Frank from the small exchange weighs in!
If you want to trade like a tastytrader, you have to learn how to talk like a tastytrader. Sit down with Tom and Tony as they dish out and discuss popular trading topics that give you an edge when opening, closing and managing your trades.
Learn the importance of minimizing emotion while trading. Know the probabilities of independent trades going against you, and how to combat this with a set strategy and small positions.
The “risk-free rate” plays a prominent role throughout financial mathematics - the Black-Scholes model, the risk-neutral measure, even the efficient market hypothesis takes ‘r’ as a given.
tastytrade lists and explains three ways to formulate an assumption on the market.
tastytrade conceptually defines what gamma from an option trader’s perspective.
Today, Tom and Tony look at the data to compare the degree of mean reversion between ETFs and common stocks.
tastytrade explains the difference between stock and option liquidity.
Join Tom, Tony and Jermal as take a look at the gold-to-silver ratio and discuss how savvy traders attempt to take advantage of the spread.
The delta of a contract is affected by factors such as: distance from the strike price, implied volatility, and time to expiration.
The tastytrade crew tackles the idea of gamification of trading today, which has come to fruition through new visualizations of trades, and the ease of placing them through various apps and trading platforms.
Many options traders use historical volatility to predict future volatility, but how does this compare to calculating implied volatility and using that instead? Tune in to see how the tastytrade crew approaches this!
The Sharpe ratio is generally a simple, effective tool for comparing strategies - the higher the Sharpe, the better the expected performance.
Join Tom, Tony and Jermal as they examine the phenomenon of tail risk hedging and if it makes sense for the everyday retail trader.
The power of an ETF is the built in diversification. They eliminate single stock risk, by creating a basket of underlyings.
While undefined risk trades are generally more profitable, defined risk trades can let us more efficiently deploy our available buying power.
tastytrade explains why BPR cannot be used to compare risk between strategies.
The goal of a scalp is to profit from short term price movements. Scalping can be done using stock, futures, or options.
Join Tom, Tony and Jermal as they take a look at the volatility of the VIX index, known as the VVIX index.
tastytrade reviews a powerful concept in portfolio management: diversification.
Find out how neutral, non-directional option strategies can profit.
Defined risk trades also have less extreme profit/loss outcomes and generally require less buying power. Today, Tom and Tony look at the data to contrast the effects of these approaches.
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