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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.

Apr 20, 2021
Since earnings announcements result in an extrinsic value crush after the fact, we want to include a short premium component to our bullish earnings strategies.
Apr 19, 2021

Find out how to estimate an earnings volatility "crush" and why it's important when trading options strategies during earnings. 

Apr 16, 2021

Learn about a variety of different Diagonal Spread setups, and why the tastytrade crew likes diagonal spreads generally more than vertical spreads!

Apr 15, 2021

Mike, Nick and Katie present three trade ideas. Get their setups in GLD, X, and the Euro!

Apr 14, 2021

Learn how tastytrade uses broken heart butterflies and broken wing butterflies on the skewed side to improve the initial setup of these options trades.

Apr 13, 2021

Front-Ratio spreads can be made much wider if placed on the skewed side of the market. Tune in to learn why this is.

Apr 12, 2021

Market Skew means that equidistant calls and puts from the current stock price are valued differently. Find out how this influences options trade entry and strategy selection.

Apr 9, 2021

Gamma is the rate of change of delta given a $1 move in the underlying price. Find out how to use this metric when trading options. 

Apr 8, 2021

Beta weighting our portfolio to SPY allows us to see how positions may behave given a move in SPY. Discover how to use this information to manage a portfolio.

Apr 7, 2021

Vega is the rate of change of an option's extrinsic value given a 1% change in the expiration's IV%, all else equal.

Apr 6, 2021

Theta is the rate of change of an option's price given a one-day passage of time, all else equal. Find out how the tastytrade crew approaches this greek from a portfolio point of view.

Apr 5, 2021

Get tastytrade's view on delta's importance in the ranking of trading greeks, and how many uses it really has from an options trading perspective!

Apr 1, 2021

Mike and Katie explain how pot odds relates to risk/reward and how to apply this concept when trading futures options.

Mar 31, 2021

The tastytrade crew explains how you need to track average winners and average losers to ensure options trading success.

Mar 30, 2021

The more unrealized profit we see with short premium trades, the less additional profit we can make with all the risk on the table still. tastytrade explains.

Mar 29, 2021

A ZEBRA is an efficient stock replacement strategy, but there are many questions around entry and hedging that viewers have asked - the tastytrade crew breaks them down today!

Mar 26, 2021

Iron Condors are neutral, defined risk trades that don't have a lot of defensive adjustments we can use to manage losing trades.

Mar 25, 2021

Yesterday, the tastytrade crew offered three trade ideas in a variety of different products. Today, they talk about potential defensive moves for two of those strategies.

Mar 24, 2021

Mike, Nick, and Katie share their trade setups in PTON, PENN, and Pounds!

Viewer Questions March 23rd
Mar 23, 2021

Join the tastytrade crew as they answer viewer questions around earnings IV contractions, and iron condor setups.

Mar 22, 2021

tastytrade explains what variables to look for and how to use tastyworks to discover new options trading positions.

Mar 19, 2021

tastytrade explains how you can tell what a stock's dividend will be, and how to avoid assignment risk if the extrinsic value is low.

Mar 18, 2021
The poor man's covered put is a defined risk variation of 100 short shares of stock and a short OTM put, where we define risk by purchasing an ITM put instead of shorting 100 shares.
Mar 17, 2021

tastytrade compares the broken wing butterfly and the broken heart butterfly, two common options trading strategies. 

Mar 16, 2021

tastytrade compares and contrasts the Covered Call and the Poor Man's Covered Call options trading strategy. Find out when it's best to deploy each one. 

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