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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.

Finding New Options Trades
May 7, 2021

Finding new options trades can be overwhelming unless you have a plan and know what to look for to achieve your plan - the tastytrade crew walks you through their process today.

May 6, 2021

Mike and Nick are looking at a few earnings setups while Katie dips her feet back into energy futures!

May 5, 2021

Strangles and straddles are both neutral, undefined risk options trading strategies that have similar management techniques.

May 4, 2021

Strangles are neutral delta premium-selling trades where we sell the OTM put and OTM call together, picking up a credit that pushes our breakeven above and below our OTM strike prices.

May 3, 2021

The tastytrade crew walks through their trade in DKNG that they will hold for the whole year, to show the power of trading high implied volatility products that stay within a decent range.

Apr 30, 2021

A few key takeaways lie within risk management, trading small, and accounting for outlier moves with proper sizing up-front.

Apr 29, 2021

Mike, Nick, and Katie are looking at TWTR, AMZN, and /STIX! Get their setups and reasoning for these trades.

Apr 28, 2021

The tastytrade crew focuses on earnings trades today for AAPL FB, MGM, EBAY, QCOM, and some others!

Apr 27, 2021

The tastytrade crew focuses on earnings trades today for MSFT, GOOGL, PINS, AMD, SBUX, and some others!

Apr 26, 2021

For short option premium trades, extrinsic value and directional risk are things we can manipulate day to day.

Apr 23, 2021

The key to a successful neutral earnings strategy lies in the ability to absorb a move in either direction.

Apr 22, 2021

Tune in for three trade ideas from the tastytrade crew, as they scan the market for new opportunities today!

Apr 21, 2021

Learn more about bearish strategy selection for earnings from the tastytrade crew!

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!

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