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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.

Oct 12, 2021

tastytrade determines how reliable the probabilities around expected moves really are.

Oct 8, 2021
Volume and open interest are key indicators that provide information on liquidity and options activity.
Oct 6, 2021
Broken wing butterflies are a low cost, high probability trade that have of characteristics jade lizards and iron condors.
Oct 5, 2021

Due to volatility skew, a delta neutral iron condor typically has wings of unequal strike width. BPR, however, is determined by the wider of the two wings.

Oct 4, 2021

Tom & Tony list and define the various volatility products and indicators to help traders get a feel for market "fear," option prices, and more. 

Oct 1, 2021
Join Tom, Tony and Jermal as they discuss the recent volatility in natural gas and analyze the prospects of a volatile winter.
Sep 29, 2021

tastytrade shares best practices and key things to think about when possibly rolling an options trade.

Sep 28, 2021

Tom and Tony look at the data to see how the volatility effects from expiration stack up against those from earnings.

Sep 24, 2021

Join Tom, Tony and Jermal as they check to see which sectors are friendly to the move up in 10-year yields.

Sep 22, 2021

The Jade Lizard is a strategy developed by Liz and Jenny at tastytrade that combines the best of two strategies. It's ideal for neutral price movements and high IVR, along with some cushy upside protection.

Sep 21, 2021

TP and Tony look at the data to contrast an underlying's behavior around earnings vs. its behavior on an ordinary day.

Sep 17, 2021
Join Tom, TP and Jermal as they preview the new Alpha Boost service and check out the trade ideas it generates.
Sep 15, 2021

tastytrade puts a realistic expectation around quad witching days.

Sep 14, 2021

Tom and Tony look at the data to see if paying attention to volume can give us any insight into upcoming volatility changes.

Sep 10, 2021

Join Tom, Tony and Jermal as they seek out opportunities to trade volatility in the sports betting industry.

Sep 3, 2021

Join Tom, Tony and Jermal as break down the concept of volatility drag and the effect it has on volatility ETFs that track the VIX.

Sep 1, 2021

tastytrade shows how the concept of product indifference extends beyond options or equities. We see a lot of evidence we should be using this same philosophy when trading crypto.

Aug 31, 2021

Tom and Tony look at the data to see how high IVR and the probability of IV contraction have related historically and compare the differences between ETFs and equities.

Aug 27, 2021
Join Tom, Tony and Jermal as they glance at how market indicators have moved and ponder on potential changes in volatility ahead.
Aug 26, 2021

The term “standard deviation” is common in options trading. It can be used to describe probability, movement, or distance from ATM.

Aug 24, 2021

Tom and Tony look at the data to see how much risk we are really putting on when we put on defined-risk trades.

Aug 23, 2021

tastytrade puts some context around Friday's huge IV decline. How often has IV contracted by 14% in one day? And what are the corresponding effects on the stock market?

Aug 20, 2021

Join Tom, Tony and Jermal as they look at various buyout scenarios and what to expect for your option positions.

Aug 18, 2021
tastytrade reviews the three main uses of IV for options traders as seen on the tastyworks platform.
Aug 17, 2021

Tom and Tony look at the data to see what kind of losses we should be prepared for when trades go wrong.

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