Mike, Nick and Katie take trading questions live on YouTube chat and explain the answers in depth using the tastyworks platform and graphics.
Learn how the tastytrade crew approaches rolling Covered Calls out in time, both defensively and offensively, and how it all centers around extrinsic value and risk:reward.
Nick, Mike and Katie answer viewer questions with the central theme of outsized market moves and repairing positions. Get their thoughts on trade entry, rebalancing delta, leaning directional, and more!
Buying an option can result in profitability, but if held to expiration it is a low probability trade. The tastytrade crew explains why this is,
The tastytrade crew talks about how a large account might trade AAPL, DKNG, SPY, and ROKU, vs a small account.
Strangles & Straddles both involve selling a put and call at the same time, but they are structured differently. tastytrade dives into defensive tactics for these neutral options trading strategies.
Nick and Katie take questions from the tastytrade audience that focus on opportunities when volatility expands, how to manage deep in the money options, and correlation breakdowns when markets start to move.
Katie covers some key tastytrade options mechanics, then sets out to put on a few new positions. Find out how liquidity, trade size, and more are key to high probability trading.
tastytrade explains how to approach options trading in a smaller account. Find out what's important to consider when trading funds are limited.
Nick and Katie discuss the role of drag/drift in these products, whether or not they should be used as long-term trade ideas, and where the "risk" is in these types of products.
With the market behaving slightly more two-sided, Nick and Katie explain how volatility products have been affected and how to use them as trading tools.
Strangles and straddles are undefined risk trades where we sell an OTM/ATM put and call at the same time. Since these are undefined risk trades, defensive management opportunities are virtually endless.
A call diagonal spread is a bullish trade where we purchase an ITM long call with more time than the OTM short call we sell against it to reduce cost basis.
The market presents a unique opportunity where call skew is prevalent in a lot of popular stocks. tastytrade breaks down what that means for options strategies today.
The tastytrade crew explains option skew means in terms of perceived risk & velocity, and they talk about a few strategies that have enhanced order entry from this skew.
Katie and Mike define SPAN margin and explain how it can be a useful tool when looking to trade futures and futures options.
Options spread strategies can be placed in weekly or monthly cycles, but deciding where to place them comes with tradeoffs. tastytrade explains this concept for various trading strategies.
Deciding where to place our strikes for options strategies has a lot to do with liquidity - the more narrow the bid-ask spread, the more we can expect to get a fair fill price.
tastytrade explains butterfly spread variations, why it's so important to be in the near-term cycle, and how to manage these options strategies if they go wrong.
Mike, Nick and Katie tackle these colossal run ups in several stocks AND explain how they stay busy when markets and volatility feel uninspiring.
The tastytrade crew uses TWTR as an example to show you how they view earnings announcements, how to pinpoint implied volatility crushes, and how to visualize the tradeoffs between different expirations.
tastytrade offers some big takeaways for each greek, compare low IV vs high IV products and how the greeks move in different markets.
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