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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.

Mar 3, 2021

Take a second look at the opportunity that pairs trading could pose for your portfolio. It might not be as tough as you once thought.

Mar 2, 2021

Check out one of the oldest pairs trades in the book with Small Stocks futures against those of the Small Yield.

Mar 1, 2021

Find out all about the futures butterfly spread, and see if a three-legged interest rate trade is your portfolio's type of action.

Feb 26, 2021

Find out if Small futures are a good fit for you when switching from a paper account to a live one.

Feb 25, 2021

Find out what induced all the bond volatility seen in today's market, and see if yield curve spreads are for you.

Feb 24, 2021

Are cost and complexity keeping you from trading bonds? tastytrade shows you how the new Small Yield futures can make it easy to day trade rates.

Feb 23, 2021

Find out how experienced rate traders are using comments by the Fed as opportunity in their platforms, and learn how the newest product from the Small Exchange can help you speculate with or against the Fed.

Feb 22, 2021
Now you can access 2YR, 10YR, and 30YR interest rates in small, simple futures! Frank and Pete dive into the specs and opportunities around these new products.
Feb 19, 2021

Find out how to hedge positions in a portfolio by utilizing futures from the Small Exchange.

Feb 18, 2021

Futures require an expiration to exhibit their benefits like cost efficiency, and thus you must roll futures you wish to extend duration on past that expiration.

Feb 17, 2021

Learn what scaling is, how to use it, and grab some past stories from our experienced traders that could help you in your future trades.

Feb 16, 2021

Find out how to use the dollar value of a basis point in your Treasury trading, and see whether it's time to take some profits in your long yield positions.

Feb 12, 2021

Find out if the fees you're paying for futures are too high, and get some context into sustainable trading habits.

Feb 11, 2021

Frank presents three decades of data that shows Treasury yields, like that of the Small Treasury (S10Y) futures, are not bound by the Federal Reserve's activities.

Feb 10, 2021

tastytrade walks through how the US Dollar has performed compared to other major currencies and offer some setups for pairs trades based on correlation and size.

Feb 9, 2021

Find out what our experienced futures traders do to stay small in trending markets.

Feb 8, 2021

Flexibility is one of the self-directed trader's keys to success. Frank and Pete show you how smaller products lend to successful trade sizing.

Feb 5, 2021

tastytrade uses interest rate trading as the backdrop for the size conversation, and they go deep on how differing portfolios can size trades with varying edge.

Feb 4, 2021

Are you using too much or too little data in your strategies? Learn what the right amount is for you and your opinions on a mean-reverting market like interest rates.

Feb 3, 2021

Outliers are definitely interesting, but how do you trade them? Frank and Pete dissect the recent move in silver to show potential opportunities around outlier moves.

Feb 2, 2021

Check out this anatomy of meme stocks, and see if you can transfer some of the concepts learned from the past week in trading to future opportunities.

Feb 1, 2021

Explore the world of metals by creating short-term trade ideas that use the right product for you and your account size.

How Meme Stocks Affect Futures
Jan 28, 2021

All the action in GME, AMC, and now silver mining stocks has pushed and pulled futures around, so Pete and Frank are here to make sense of this recent activity.

Jan 27, 2021

tastytrade explains how trading fees can have a big effect on your profit in the long run. 

Jan 26, 2021

Find out how to drop down the duration of your stock and bond trades with this example of current potential opportunity in your trading platform.

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