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tasty Extras

Entertain yourself with our popular interviews, special guests, featured productions, and Tom's unexpected rants.

Volatility and Dynamic Options
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Oct 13, 2020
What is the optimal way to select strikes for an options trading strategy? tastytrade looks at a few approaches!
The Hidden Risk of Size
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Oct 12, 2020
tastytrade explains why we choose scaling our trade risk by delta compared to size, because of the hidden risk.
Dissecting Return On Capital
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Oct 9, 2020
How much of return on capital when trading is due to implied volatility? tastytrade investigates.
October Outlook: Commodity Markets with Pete Mulmat
Oct 8, 2020
Pete joins Tom and Tony to quickly dissect a few commodity markets, including Gold (/GC) and Natural Gas (/NG).
1/3rd The Width Of The Strikes
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Oct 7, 2020
tastytrade examines the option spread width that comes closest to finding an optimal risk risk/reward level.
Trading Oil Substitutes
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Oct 6, 2020
tastytrade looks at product alternatives to crude oil since crude implied volatility has great opportunity at the moment.
What is Correlation?
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Sep 30, 2020
tastytrade discusses what metric is commonly used to determine diversification between assets.
Luckbox Magazine: November (Election) Edition
Sep 29, 2020
Jeff Joseph joins Tom and Tony to talk about voting, ballots, potential outcomes, trading opportunities around the election and more!
Trading After Dark | Campus Edition
Sep 25, 2020
A trading competition for a chance to win a tastytrade internship. Find out which college has what it takes!
Market Stats: Index IV Diversification
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Sep 17, 2020
tastytrade examines whether the major market indices can provide strong Implied Volatility diversification.
Trading Access
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Sep 10, 2020
Traders have amazing access to nearly all liquid and tradable options and futures. tastytrade explains how we can be successful in this environment.
Market Stats: QQQ & TLT
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Sep 8, 2020
Today Tom and Tony discuss some interesting statistics around QQQ and TLT.
Recap on Correlation
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Sep 1, 2020
tastytrade discusses a metric that is commonly used to determine diversification between assets.
Volatility in 2016 vs 2020
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Aug 31, 2020
Tom and Tony talk about volatility during election years and see if there is any elevation specifically caused by the election.
Protecting Against a Ghost Recession
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Aug 27, 2020
What is a ghost recession and how can options traders set themselves up for success in the event of that happening? tastytrade explains.
Timely Management
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Aug 24, 2020
What is the optimal way to manage options positions? tastytrade explains.
The Strangle Cheat Sheet
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Aug 21, 2020
Today Tom and Tony cover the basics of strangles.
New Small Exchange Product: /STIX
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Aug 21, 2020
Today Tom and Tony discuss some stats around /STIX, a new Smalls product launching August 24.
Luckbox Magazine: August - October Edition
Aug 20, 2020
luckbox magazine's latest issue focuses on podcasting as a medium, how it's transformed into big business, and what the future of podcasts looks like.
Avoiding the Gambler’s Fallacy
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Aug 19, 2020
Tom and Tony talk about how we can use mechanics to avoid falling for the gambler’s fallacy.
Volatility and Time
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Aug 18, 2020
tastytrade determines how much time and volatility impact an option's price.
Strike Breach
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Aug 14, 2020
tastytrade examines the one standard deviation strangle and finds metrics around how often to expect the stock to breach a strangles’ short strike.
A Refresher on Short Deltas
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Aug 13, 2020
Tom and Tony discuss the virtues and dangers of short delta accompanied by short premium.
The Aftermath of High Volatility
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Aug 12, 2020
Tom and Tony talk about how IVR may be misrepresenting the amount of opportunity present in the market at the moment.

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