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Options Jive

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.

Volatility Comes Down
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Aug 3, 2021

Today, Tom and Tony examine how IV has behaved in different IVR environments and compare the differences between ETF and equities.

The Chinese Regulatory Conundrum
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Jul 30, 2021
Join Tom, Tony and Jermal as they take a look at the regulatory conundrum for U.S.-listed Chinese companies.
Market Moves Post-Earnings
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Jul 28, 2021

tastytrade analyzes the past four years of quarterly earnings in major tech companies to see if the market reaction is correlated.

2-Sided Rolling for Defined Risk Trades
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Jul 27, 2021

Today, Tom and Tony examine the data to see if we can benefit from whipsaw markets by rolling the wings of Iron Condors separately.

Eyeing Up Calendar Spreads
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Jul 23, 2021

Join Tom, Tony and Jermal as they discuss the most optimal way to implement calendar spreads.

Stories of Ups and Downs
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Jul 20, 2021

Today, Tom and Tony examine the data to shed some light on so-called patterns in day-to-day movements and streaks.

Bitcoin vs Meme
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Jul 16, 2021
Join Tom, Tony and Jermal as they take a look at the relationship between Bitcoin and Meme stocks.
Trading Market News
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Jul 14, 2021

tastytrade discusses the concept of getting the emotions out of trading and why you shouldn't allow market news to sway your decisions.

Jade Lizards vs. Put Ratio Spreads
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Jul 13, 2021

tastytrade examines the data to determine which of these two slightly bullish strategies would have performed better over the past 15 years.

A Random Walk
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Jul 13, 2021
tasytrade lays out 4 graphs, 1 real stock chart, and 3 random simulations. See if you can tell which is which!
The Three-Headed Monster Trade
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Jul 9, 2021
Join Tom, Tony and Jermal as they examine the reasons behind this crazy tech stock performance and ways to trade it.
A Random Market Breadth
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Jul 7, 2021

With the recent market highs led by mega cap underlyings, this random sector and stock movement is showing us how favorable portfolio neutrality is.

Managing Together or Apart
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Jul 6, 2021

Usually we manage a short strangle at 21 DTE or 50% of max profit--but should we be managing each leg at 50% instead? tastytrade explores.

Got The Moves Like Bitcoin
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Jul 2, 2021
Join Tom, Tony and Jermal as they look at companies that seem to move along with Bitcoin.
Delta Neutrality Explained
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Jun 30, 2021

tastytrade explains why being delta neutral is a strategic way to position your portfolio, limiting directional risk while allowing for profit-capturing in an unpredictable market environment.

The Longevity of Outliers
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Jun 29, 2021

Tom and Tony look at the data to see if we can really expect either continuations or reversals after outlier price movements.

Best Trade of 2021: IRA Transfer to tastyworks
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Jun 25, 2021

While you can get an IRA with many brokers, tastyworks allows for flexible trading possibilities in IRA accounts that other brokers do not permit.

Why Options on Futures?
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Jun 23, 2021

tastytrade discusses how Options on Futures allow traders greater capital efficiency, as well as exposure to commodity, currency, and interest rate markets when the equity space isn't offering enough volatility.

Selling the Smile
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Jun 22, 2021

tastytrade explores how looking for high volatility not just per underlying but strike by strike can inform our trading decisions.

Low Volatility? There’s Still Plenty to Trade!
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Jun 18, 2021
Join Tom and Tony as they take a look at the trades that Jermal has recently done in this low volatility environment.
Getting Emotion Out of the Mix
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Jun 16, 2021

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.

What is r? Risk Free Rates
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Jun 15, 2021

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.

What is the Baltic Dry Index?
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Jun 11, 2021
Join Tom, Tony and Jermal as examine what the Baltic Dry Index means for volatility in shipping stocks, equity names and commodities.
Types Of Assumptions
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Jun 10, 2021

tastytrade lists and explains three ways to formulate an assumption on the market. 

What Is Negative Gamma?
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Jun 9, 2021

tastytrade conceptually defines what gamma from an option trader’s perspective.

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