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Options Trading Concepts Live

Mike, Nick and Katie take trading questions live on YouTube chat and explain the answers in depth using the tastyworks platform and graphics.

Delta and Beta Weighted Delta
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Jul 23, 2021

Nick and Katie walk through Beta-Weighting and why it's more important to think about neutral delta as a range rather than an absolute.

Two Trade Ideas July 22nd
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Jul 22, 2021

Nick is eyeing a setup in SQ, and Katie is shorting NKE.

Johnny Trades
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Jul 21, 2021

As buying power and portfolio capital are a concern for many active traders, Nick and Katie present three trade ideas that keep BPR in check.

Vertical Spreads Debit vs Credit
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Jul 20, 2021

Nick and Errol dissect put/call parity and why ITM long spreads vs OTM short spread are synthetically the same position!

Stock Splits 101
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Jul 19, 2021

Nick and Katie dissect NVDA's upcoming stock split and explain how it impacts stock and options holders in this product.

Weekly SPY SPX Trades - Bearish
Jul 16, 2021

The tastytrade crew explores bearish trades in SPY & SPX with a focus on put skew, and how it makes bearish debit trades much cheaper than bullish debit trades in these products - live Q&A as well!

3 Trade Ideas July 15th
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Jul 15, 2021

Setups in "S" Products! Nick, Mike, and Katie look at options and futures positions in SPCE, SNAP, and /SMO!

Options Assignment Review
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Jul 14, 2021

The tastytrade crew explains why extrinsic value is the most important thing to consider when assessing assignment risk.

Tune in to learn more - live Q&A as well!

Weekly SPY/SPX Trade - Neutral
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Jul 13, 2021

Kay joins Mike and Nick to discuss the strategy behind weekly SPX iron condors.

Weekly SPY/SPX Trades - Bullish
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Jul 12, 2021

The tastytrade crew walks through synthetic stock replacement strategies for weekly exposure, which reduces risk significantly to maintain a 100 delta position. Tune in for a live Q&A as well!

Stop Loss Concepts
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Jul 9, 2021

The tastytrade crew explains the difference between an extrinsic and intrinsic value loss, and why their approach is different for each. Tune in for a live Q&A as well!

Three Trade Ideas July 8th
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Jul 8, 2021

With a bit of a pullback in several sectors, Mike, Nick and Katie look for some shorter term, directional trades.

Profit Target Concepts Explained
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Jul 7, 2021

The tastytrade crew explains how we can arrive at profit targets for different strategies depending on whether they have defined or undefined profit potential, and whether or not they're ATM or OTM - tune in for a live Q&A as well!

Trade Entry Checklist for Beginners
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Jul 6, 2021

The tastytrade crew walks through their beginner options trading checklist, and how to determine whether to trade undefined risk, defined risk, directional or neutral trades today depending on account size!

Live Q&A as well!

Nick's DKNG Anatomy of a Trade
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Jul 2, 2021

Nick dissects his DKNG position through all the rolls from the original strangle opened in December.

Mike's DKNG Anatomy of a Trade
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Jun 30, 2021

The tastytrade crew gives you a mid-year update on the DKNG straddle position that they are holding and managing throughout the year. Straddle and strangle management tactics are discussed, as well as long and short premium hedges.

Implied Volatility Applications
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Jun 29, 2021

The tastytrade crew breaks down the practical application of implied volatility trading with short premium strategies, using a few real-world examples!

Tune in for a live Q&A as well!

Volatility Products Explained
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Jun 28, 2021

The tastytrade crew explains how products like UVXY, SVXY and VXX are affected by contango and backwardation in the volatility futures markets today. Live Q&A as well!

Temporary Hedges with Options
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Jun 25, 2021

The tastytrade crew explains how you can hedge short and long premium options trades with the inverse option type in a near-term cycle. They use calendars and diagonal spreads as examples! Live Q&A as well!

Three Trade Ideas June 24th
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Jun 24, 2021

Mike is looking at a naked put in PLUG, Nick has a "special" going in SPY, and Katie jumps back into metals with a Gold Iron Condor.

ZEEHBS Breakdown w/ Tony Rihan
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Jun 23, 2021

The tastytrade crew is joined by Tony Rihan to break down his SPY weekly long stock synthetic trade, with adjustments for when the stock goes up and goes down - live Q&A as well!

SNAP Anatomy of a Trade
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Jun 22, 2021

The tastytrade crew explains how they managed their losing short strangle in SNAP into a winning trade through multiple rolls  - tune in for a live Q&A as well!

SPAN Margin
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Jun 21, 2021

The tastytrade crew explains how SPAN margin on futures options spreads gives you more leverage than a similar options spread in the equity or ETF space. Tune in to learn more!

Rolling Diagonal Spreads
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Jun 18, 2021

The guys discuss rolling diagonal spreads week to week when volatility is high.

Three Trade Ideas June 17th
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Jun 17, 2021

The tastytrade crew offers three trade ideas in RBLX, QQQ and /SFX. They also answer live questions from the chat related to trade entry and management!

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