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Small Stakes

It's finally time to make futures markets more accessible to more people. Find out how to trade stocks, commodities, and foreign exchange with the efficiency of futures and the simplicity of stocks as Small Stakes guides you through new products offered by the Small Exchange.

How Do Treasury Yields Work?
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Jun 11, 2021

Find out how Treasury yields work across the entire curve with our interest rate experts.

Trading a Historical Extreme
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Jun 9, 2021

Is the divergence between stocks and yields the new normal? Pete and Frank discuss and put together some trades on this historical extreme.

Scalping Low Volatility and Investing in Futures
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Jun 7, 2021

Low volatility doesn't have to mean low activity! Pete and Frank talk about reducing size and scaling into slow markets.

Small Stakes
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High Commodities and Slow Rates
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Jun 2, 2021

tastytrade uses their experience and a plethora of price data to make decisions around where and when they want to buy and sell markets like gold and crude oil.

How to Scratch a Trade
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May 28, 2021

tastytrade sets up an exemplary scenario for putting on and taking off a futures trade with little risk.

How High Can Gold Go?
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May 26, 2021

With gold moving back to all-time highs, Frank and Pete ask how high metals can go with over three decades of data.

Expanded Ranges and Diverging Yields
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May 24, 2021

As daily ranges expand and yields diverge, Pete and Frank dive into this week's Small Exchange Newsletter for trade ideas.

Trading Crude Oil in a Small Account
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May 21, 2021

Crude oil presents an active market that's unique from stocks and bonds. Frank and Mikey show the small trader how to access this volatile commodity.

Why Do People Roll Futures?
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May 19, 2021

tastytrade highlights the how and why behind rolling one futures contract to the next before it expires.

How to Use the Small Newsletter
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May 17, 2021

Frank and Pete provide a ton of context on the market with historical data from the Small Exchange Subscriber Newsletter to back them up.

Introducing Small Crude Oil Futures
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May 14, 2021

Get an introductory look at the latest energy product coming to the Small Exchange.

Entering and Exiting Pairs Trades
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May 12, 2021

Learn how to use Small Technology futures against Small Stocks futures in an effort to gain a new strategy that could profit from stock movement in either direction!

Trading the Fall in Metals
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May 10, 2021

Gold and silver have once again ascended to their highs, so Frank jumps on to talk about trading another potential metals fall.

The Potential of Less Volatile Markets
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May 5, 2021

Frank and Pete show you how efficient futures can make less volatile markets worthwhile.

When Will the Fed Hike Again?
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May 3, 2021

Pete and Frank give context and strategies for battling the Fed and interest rates.

Investing in Futures
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Apr 30, 2021

tastytrade explains how to use futures to invest in everything from stocks to commodities.

Day Trading the Fed Meeting
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Apr 28, 2021

Find out if there's some potential strategies you like when it comes to trading interest rates during a Fed meeting day.

Why Buy Stocks?
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Apr 26, 2021

tastytrade uses historical context and futures strategies to get a stock investment started while also reducing the stress and risk built into buying equities.

How to Buy Stocks
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Apr 23, 2021

tastytrade uses the S&P 500 and Small Stocks indices to show the potential for investing, and they give their experienced takes on how to execute.

When to Buy Stocks
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Apr 21, 2021

tastytrade dissects time frames and expectations when buying equities via stocks, options, or futures. 

Selling Futures into Strength
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Apr 19, 2021

Find out if selling into strength is an effective futures trading strategy.

How to Enter a Futures Trade
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Apr 16, 2021

Find out how to choose the right market, product, direction, entry, and exit before clicking send on a futures trade.

Should You Roll Futures?
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Apr 14, 2021

tastytrade explains what might lead to extending duration in a futures strategy, and then describes how to roll futures on expiration week.

How to Choose a Currency Cross
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Apr 12, 2021

Frank shows you how to choose an FX product with index futures similar to equities.

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