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For those of you who consider yourself a beginner options trader, or want to increase your probability of profit, or for those of you who like to trade on a smaller scale, this is the segment for you! Watch and learn how you can trade strategically when you don't have a lot of capital.

Nov 11, 2021

A way to improve decision-making, as well as trade confidence, is by using a well-established set of mechanics. Join Tom and Tony as they reveal everything you need to know about staying mechanical.

Oct 28, 2021

When considering strategies to use in smaller accounts, an excellent choice is the defined risk vertical spread.

Oct 14, 2021

Join Tom and Tony as they explain the concept of contrarian trading in detail!

Oct 7, 2021

tastytrade lists and discusses some guidelines to follow when building a portfolio in a smaller trading account.

Sep 30, 2021

If an underlying lacks liquidity we will not execute a trade. For this reason it is the very first step taken when evaluating a potential position.

Sep 23, 2021

By following our trade mechanics we are using a statistical approach to improve our probability of success. This ultimately improves our probability of profit and success in trading.

Sep 16, 2021

tastytrade covers the defined risk option strategies used for directional action, and what strategy to choose given a high or low volatility environment.

Sep 2, 2021

When a wing is added to a naked trade, it defines the risk. This means we are able to determine the potential max profit and loss for the trade.

Aug 25, 2021

As a new trader, the way to navigate popular assets growing larger and larger in price is to focus not on the name of the product, but rather liquidity, IV, POP, and BPR.

Aug 19, 2021

Join Tom and Tony as they dig into Iron Condors and run studies to test performance.

Aug 12, 2021

When constructing a defined trade we want to stay consistent, mechanical, and efficient. One mechanic we use to assist us is the “Rule Of One Third The Width Of The Strikes.”

Jul 22, 2021

Today, tastytrade examines some of the main greeks--Delta, Theta, Vega, and Gamma--and how we use them in our trading.

Jul 15, 2021

Join Tom and Tony as they discuss how a well-defined set of mechanics can take the guesswork out of trading.

Jul 1, 2021

There are several ways to confirm liquidity on the tastyworks platform. Join Tom and Tony today as they cover all three.

Jun 24, 2021

There are four types of vertical spreads both bullish and bearish. Join Tom and Tony today as they explain when to use each.

Jun 17, 2021

The probability of touch (POT) gives expectations around an underlying trading to the price of a short strike.

Jun 8, 2021

An account composed of option strategy, allows for the ability to make estimations for potential profits.

Jun 2, 2021

Today join Tom and Tony as they review the top metrics to know when trading options.

May 26, 2021

tastytrade lists and explains how delta plays a role in a variety of trading concepts.

May 18, 2021

Covered calls are not only for large accounts. Lower priced underlying with high IV can have great potential in a small sized account.

May 11, 2021

Do long put options work for downside protection in a trading portfolio? tastytrade investigates.

May 4, 2021

Find out how to find new trades by using features on the tastyworks platform.

Apr 27, 2021

A Poor Man’s Covered Option (PMCO) is an alternative to a covered stock and requires less capital to construct.

Apr 20, 2021

To boost market awareness, traders should keep an eye on changes in volatility and general market ranges. tastytrade explains how to do this using volatility metrics, futures products, and more.

Apr 13, 2021
Even with a small trading account, earnings are a viable trade when risk is closely monitored. tastytrade explains how to participate.

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