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Trade Managers

So, you've got a trade on. What do you do with your winners? And what do you do with those trades that.. well.. just aren't? Mike & Nick are here to coach you through it!

Trade Managers Finale!
Jan 1, 2019
Mike & Nick end the show with a few parting words and some new dynamic iron condors in SPY and QQQ.
Undefined Risk 2018 Takeaways
Dec 29, 2018
Mike & Nick walk through their takeaways for 2018 with undefined risk trades.
Defined Risk 2018 Takeaways
Dec 28, 2018
Mike & Nick walk through their defined risk strategy takeaways for 2018 and highlight some important aspects of each trade to consider when managing them.
Post-Holiday Portfolio Analysis
Dec 27, 2018
Mike & Nick walk through the portfolio and make some adjustments on trades to reduce delta exposure. Tune in for a great walkthrough of portfolio management!
Goals for 2019
Dec 21, 2018
Mike & Nick walk through their goals for 2019, and define their 80 delta rule for inversions that keep going against them.
Year End Analysis - 2018 Takeaways
Dec 21, 2018
Mike & Nick discuss their 2018 takeaways, which revolve around keeping trade size in check, and learning when to wave the white flag on losing positions rather than holding for a reversal in the stock price.
Portfolio Analysis
Dec 15, 2018
Mike & Nick walk through the portfolio and look for management opportunities.
ADBE & COST Earnings
Dec 14, 2018
Mike & Nick search for new trades in COST & ADBE for earnings and place a new trade in LVS as well.
Avoiding Assignment in Covered Calls
Dec 12, 2018
The guys walk through their portfolio, and explain how to avoid assignment when it comes to covered calls.
Managing Multiple Positions, Same Underlying
Dec 11, 2018
Mike & Nick discuss the overarching concept of managing multiple positions in the same underlying, emphasizing the importance of delta. Tune in for a great discussion!
Locked in Losses - Iron Condor
Dec 7, 2018
Mike and Nick walk through a real example of an iron condor that was rolled in NVDA and explain how they can synthesize different scenarios happening in the stock price.
How to Avoid Locking in Losses
Dec 5, 2018
Mike and Nick walk through examples of locking in losses with covered calls, debit spreads and iron condors turned to iron flies.
Locked in Losses
Dec 4, 2018
Mike and Nick talk about their experience with locking in losses and explain why most viewer cases they've come across can be bucketed into a few different strategies.
Do's & Don'ts - Vega
Nov 30, 2018
Mike and Nick walk through Vega implications, and why tastytraders generally have a slightly negative delta in their portfolio to hedge vega expansions.
Do's & Don'ts - Theta
Nov 29, 2018
Mike and Nick walk through their focus on theta, and why they don't overanalyze it.
Do's & Don'ts - Delta
Nov 28, 2018
Mike & Nick walk through their list of Do's & Don'ts when it comes to delta - they discuss having a delta range rather than chasing a zero delta, which is especially important for defined risk trades.
Portfolio Management
Nov 20, 2018
Mike & Nick go through the portfolio to search for management opportunities in this big selloff, and they find a few in EWZ, CAT and TWLO.
Rolling vs Re-Centering
Nov 16, 2018
Mike and Nick discuss the concept of rolling the same strike out in time for a credit, vs rolling it out in time and further OTM for a much smaller credit.

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