Looking to access our full catalog of shows? Log in to see what's recent and get old favorites!

Options Jive hero image

Monday – Friday | 8:40 – 9:00a CT

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.

Nov 5, 2020
tastytrade goes over what happened to market volatility after election day.
Nov 3, 2020
tastytrade runs a study to give some context to the price-volatility relationship.
Oct 29, 2020
tastytrade lists the most important entry factors when trading an options strategy.
Oct 27, 2020
Tastytrade reviews how to set up a ratio spread; a useful options strategy that has limited risk and a directional bias.
Oct 22, 2020
The protective put is an options strategy that helps hedge long stock positions. Find out how and when to incorporate it into a trading portfolio.
Oct 19, 2020
Join Tom and Tony as they compare the P/L swings of defined risk and undefined risk strategies.
Oct 16, 2020
tastytrade lists and explains common rules for capital allocation when trading stock, options, and futures in a portfolio.
Oct 8, 2020
tastytrade recaps the Greeks discussed most at tastytrade.
Oct 5, 2020
tastytrade examines strangle correlation in different Implied Volatility Rank environments.
Sep 28, 2020
tastytrade puts context around call and put option skew, and look at examples of underlyings with both.
Sep 24, 2020
tastytrade talks about the different distribution shapes between price returns and implied volatility.
Sep 22, 2020
tastytrade discusses time and volatility risk factors in different Implied Volatility Rank (IVR) environments.
Sep 21, 2020
tastytrade discusses how the Credit-to-BPR ratio changes with Implied Volatility Rank (IVR).
Sep 16, 2020
tastytrade takes a deep dive into defining and understanding the volatility of P/L.
Sep 14, 2020
tastytrade compares risk profiles of a buy and hold strategy and a strangle selling strategy when both have the same overall risk.
Sep 9, 2020
tastytrade examines the current metrics around a 16∆ strangle in SPY and gives some insight into why we use deltas to refer to our strike selection.
Aug 26, 2020
Today Tom and Tony compare the correlation of strangles on different underlyings.
Aug 20, 2020
Today Tom and Tony follow up yesterday’s Market Measure on strategy correlation.
Aug 17, 2020
Tom and Tony give an overview of how we can calculate expected move ourselves.
Aug 11, 2020
Today Tom and Tony discuss the credit-to-BPR ratio.
Aug 4, 2020
Today Tom and Tony discuss the IVRs for different market ETFs and whether there’s room for short premium opportunities.
Jul 29, 2020
Today Tom and Tony discuss the correlation between SPY and the VIX.
Jul 27, 2020
Today Tom and Tony discuss some trends in the VIX.
Jul 23, 2020
Today Tom and Tony compare SPY’s IV and HV distributions.
Jul 21, 2020
Tom and Tony walk through the reason why volatility expands, and it is not for the reason that most people think.

tastytrade content is provided solely by tastytrade, Inc. (“tastytrade”) and is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not, nor is it intended to be, trading or investment advice or a recommendation that any security, futures contract, transaction or investment strategy is suitable for any person. Trading securities can involve high risk and the loss of any funds invested. tastytrade, through its content, financial programming or otherwise, does not provide investment or financial advice or make investment recommendations. Investment information provided may not be appropriate for all investors, and is provided without respect to individual investor financial sophistication, financial situation, investing time horizon or risk tolerance. tastytrade is not in the business of transacting securities trades, nor does it direct client commodity accounts or give commodity trading advice tailored to any particular client’s situation or investment objectives. Supporting documentation for any claims (including claims made on behalf of options programs), comparison, statistics, or other technical data, if applicable, will be supplied upon request. tastytrade is not a licensed financial advisor, registered investment advisor, or a registered broker-dealer. Options, futures and futures options are not suitable for all investors. Prior to trading securities products, please read the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options and the Risk Disclosure for Futures and Options found on

tastyworks, Inc. ("tastyworks") is a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA, NFA and SIPC. tastyworks offers self-directed brokerage accounts to its customers. tastyworks does not give financial or trading advice nor does it make investment recommendations. You alone are responsible for making your investment and trading decisions and for evaluating the merits and risks associated with the use of tastyworks’ systems, services or products. tastyworks is a wholly owned subsidiary of tastytrade, Inc (“tastytrade”). tastytrade is a trademark/servicemark owned by tastytrade.

Quiet Foundation, Inc. (“Quiet Foundation”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of tastytrade The information on is intended for U.S. residents only. All investing involves the risk of loss. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Quiet Foundation does not make suitability determinations, nor does it make investment recommendations. You alone are responsible for making your investment and trading decisions and for evaluating the merits and risks associated with the use of Quiet Foundation’s systems, services or products.

Small Exchange, Inc. is a Designated Contract Market registered with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The information on this site should be considered general information and not in any case as a recommendation or advice concerning investment decisions. The reader itself is responsible for the risks associated with an investment decision based on the information stated in this material in light of his or her specific circumstances. The information on this website is for informational purposes only, and does not contend to address the financial objectives, situation, or specific needs of any individual investor. Trading in derivatives and other financial instruments involves risk, please read the Risk Disclosure Statement for Futures and Options. tastytrade is an investor in Small Exchange, Inc.

© copyright 2013 – 2021 tastytrade. All Rights Reserved. Applicable portions of the Terms of use on apply. Reproduction, adaptation, distribution, public display, exhibition for profit, or storage in any electronic storage media in whole or in part is prohibited under penalty of law, provided that you may download tastytrade’s podcasts as necessary to view for personal use.