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Top Dogs: Managing a Large Account

Not everyone has a tastyBITES account. Top Dogs is a twelve part series that breaks down everything you need to know about building and managing a larger trading account. From 250K to 2.5M, Top Dogs tackles stock, options & futures trading from A to Z.

Managing Expectations
Jan 9, 2017
Tom & Tony wrap up this 6 part series. Find out their key takeaways for trading in larger accounts and how it will influence their trading going forward.
Adjusting & Managing a Core Portfolio
Jan 3, 2017
Do mechanics change when managing a large account versus individual positions? Tom & Tony review their Top Dog trades and discuss how timing plays a role in trade defense.
Portfolio Strategies
Dec 27, 2016
In conjunction with diversifying by product, should traders in large accounts diversify with defined and undefined risk trades? If so, which ones? tastytrade breaks it down in part four of Top Dogs.
Allocating Capital
Dec 19, 2016
In part three of this series, tastytrade answers some frequently asked questions in regards to large portfolio management. How do we allocate capital and why is diversification of strategies important?
Building a Core Portfolio
Dec 12, 2016
Part 2 in the popular Top Dogs series! Today we focus on building a core portfolio and how to use options to lower cost basis and reduce overall risk.
Improving Your Odds With Options
Dec 5, 2016
An intro to our new "Top Dogs" series, this segment lists the planned shows in the series, introduces the idea of establishing a portfolio and, most importantly, explains the advantage of making smart use of options.
Series 1: Managing Successes (12 of 12)
Oct 27, 2015
This is the final segment in a 12 part series for accounts of $250K plus and discusses managing successes and how the portfolio performed.
Series 1: Dealing with Drawdowns (11 of 12)
Oct 20, 2015
This is the 11th in a 12 part series for accounts of $250K plus, discusses how to deal with the inevitable drawdowns that will occur in any account.
Series 1: Trading A Large Portfolio (10 of 12)
Oct 13, 2015
This segment focuses on adjusting our trading strategies by using volatility and price extremes to more effectively lower the cost basis of core positions.
Series 1: Building a Core Strategy Revisited (9 of 12)
Oct 6, 2015
Check out this segment of Top Dogs to see how reducing your basis increases returns and why it is important to have a core position!
Series 1: Building on Your Know-How (8 of 12)
Sep 29, 2015
Check out this segment of Top Dogs to learn how to expand your know how when trading around a core position when the market moves lower!
Series 1: Trading Around Your Core Portfolio (7 of 12)
Sep 22, 2015
This segment, 7th in a 12 part series for accounts of $250K to $2.5M, builds on the previous segments and discusses trading around our core portfolio!
Series 1: Adjusting and Managing Your Portfolio (6 of 12)
Sep 15, 2015
Check out this Top Dogs segment where Tom Sosnoff and Tony Battista explain how to adjust large portfolios in order to increase your overall profitability!
Series 1: Portfolio Strategies (5 of 12)
Sep 8, 2015
This segment, the 5th in a 12 part series, builds on the previous segments and shows when to use strategies for defined risk and undefined risk trades!
Series 1: Allocating Capital (4 of 12)
Sep 1, 2015
This segment (the 4th in a series of 12) explains how to allocate capital in a $250K account and how derivatives can enhance the portfolio and reduce risk.
Series 1: Understanding Leverage (3 of 12)
Aug 25, 2015
This segment, the third in a series of twelve, focuses on leverage (in general and in portfolio margin accounts) and how to use it to boost performance!
Series 1: Establishing a Core Strategy (2 of 12)
Aug 18, 2015
This segment explains how to devise a core strategy for a large size account of $250K-$2.5 million and how using derivatives can enhance your portfolio!
Series 1: Building A Core Portfolio (1 of 12)
Aug 11, 2015
This segment is the first in a special twelve part series focusing on large accounts and how to build trade and manage a portfolio for such accounts!

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