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Tuesday & Thursday | 12:15 – 12:30p CT

The Leap: From Options to Futures

Jermal knows the stock market like the back of his hand, but he's never traded futures. Join this options pro as he makes the leap into the world of futures with Pete and Frank by his side. Learn how to access the efficiency and novelty of futures through the perspective of a stocks and options trader.

Day Trading Stock Index Futures
Sep 23, 2021

Jermal and Frank walk you through taking advantage of intraday moves in both directions by day trading equity index futures. 

How Do You Buy a Stock Index?
Sep 21, 2021

Most people know what the S&P 500 is, but few are aware of the many ways to trade it. Jermal and Frank show you how to buy and index with ETFs, options, and futures.

Arbitrage and the Futures Roll
Sep 16, 2021

Jermal and Frank show you how to arb futures and their index around the roll.

How Do You Trade Futures Roll
Sep 14, 2021

Jermal and Frank give you the why and how of futures roll, and they tease the idea of creating a new strategy around trading the roll for the next episode of The Leap.

Sell the News and Buy It Back
Sep 9, 2021

Many traders talk about buying the rumor and selling the news, but what about simply selling the news?

Can You Trade the News?
Sep 7, 2021

Find out what news Jermal and Frank tend to speculate on, and see how their mechanics work around such events.

Spread Trading for Beginners
Sep 2, 2021

Reduce your directional exposure and add diversification with a spread trade, a strategy that can profit from the difference between two markets.

How Do You Spread Trade?
Aug 31, 2021

Spread brings two markets into a single trade that speculates on their difference. Jermal and Pete buy and sell markets simultaneously to show you how to spread trade.

Buying a Down Market
Aug 26, 2021

Find out which assets bounce back best, and see how our experienced traders take advantage of such dips.

How Do You Buy the Dip?
Aug 24, 2021
Ready to not just talk about buying the dip but actually trade it? Jermal and Pete give you mechanics for trading the next stock drop.
Get Paid When You're Right
Aug 19, 2021

One of the worst feelings is being right with your idea and wrong with your trade execution, so Jermal and Frank make sure you get paid if you're right with futures.

How Do You Short Stocks?
Aug 17, 2021

Did you know that traders can profit from stocks falling? Jermal and Pete show you how shorting stocks works.

How to Manage Overnight Risk
Aug 12, 2021

Frank and Jermal show you how easy it can be to mitigate overnight risk. Find out if any of their mechanics can help you sleep better at night.

What is Overnight Risk?
Aug 10, 2021

Get insight from Jermal and Pete who have multiple ways to mitigate overnight risk.

How to Balance Trading and Investing
Aug 5, 2021

As opportunities for new trades in rates, crude oil, and stocks increase, Jermal and Frank talk about balancing their investments and trades.

Can You Trade and Invest?
Aug 3, 2021

Worried about mixing trades and investments? Jermal and Pete go deep on trading and investing in the same account.

Using Probabilities to Trade Treasuries
Jul 29, 2021

Jermal and Frank show you how to trade interest rates in a probabilistic, data-driven way.

What Moves Interest Rates?
Jul 27, 2021

Join Pete and Jermal and find out how the Fed moves interest rates and how you can trade them with futures!

Managing Risk in a Market Crash
Jul 22, 2021

Pete and Jermal walk through their views of what they consider a crash and their risk management techniques in those situations.

How Do You Trade a Crash?
Jul 20, 2021

Frank and Jermal zero in on yesterday's outlier down move in energy prices, and give their takes on how to trade such a rare, large selloff.

How to Win by Taking Losses
Jul 15, 2021

tastytrade dives into why some of the best traders are as mechanical with their losses as they are with profits.

When Should You Take Losses?
Jul 13, 2021

Taking losses can sound scary, but sound mechanics make losses less painful--and even helpful!--for futures traders in the long term.

How to Hedge Stocks with Futures
Jul 8, 2021

Jermal and Frank go from A to Z on hedging stocks with futures.

How Do You Hedge with Futures?
Jul 6, 2021

Find out what hedging is and how easy it can be to deploy using cost-effective futures.

How Markets Mean Revert
Jul 1, 2021

Find out how to trade derivatives on a neutral basis using today's conversation about mean reversion.

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