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tastytrade presents TradeTALK, a new speaker series that showcases trading strategies and concepts for the individual trader.

Oh No! Defending an Irrational Move
Apr 8, 2021

Get advice for individual positions and your overall portfolio if a crash or large price change takes place.

Trading Mechanics 2021: Doubling Down
Apr 8, 2021

Mike "Beef" Hart lists and explains four main options trading mechanics that result in long-term success.

Long Stock vs Short Put Options: Trading Lessons From an Engineer
Apr 8, 2021

Jermal Chandler explains the differences as well as pros and cons between buying stock and selling put options.

Short Put Option Management - Rolling Down & Out
Apr 1, 2021

Mike walks through the simple, yet very effective defensive maneuver for short puts that take some heat.

Gold Futures: The Trading Guide
Apr 1, 2021

Discover the benefits of adding gold futures and related metal products to a trading account.

Riding the Curve - Trading Yield Curve in 10 Minutes
Apr 1, 2021

Learn how to trade the yield curve and changes in interest rates with products from the Small Exchange. 

Understanding Trading Mechanics
Mar 25, 2021

Discover the most powerful parameters of options trading based on tastytrade's research in an easy-to-understand format with Liz and Jenny

Managing Options Positions With The Game Changer
Mar 25, 2021

Kai explains a game-changing way to enhance portfolio performance with a few simple options trading techniques.

Be The House
Mar 18, 2021

Is trading really the same as gambling? Find out how managing risk, diversifying your portfolio, and trading small and often help turn favorable odds into a profitable reality.

IRA Trading With No Strings Attached
Mar 18, 2021

Tony Battista explains the rules, best methods, and simple guidelines for trading options in an IRA.

How to Build a Portfolio Using Complex Options Strategies
Nov 20, 2020
Tom Sosnoff highlights how to best trade derivative products like options & explains how this product boosts risk-taking abilities and financial literacy.
Stories From a Contrarian Trader
Nov 13, 2020
In this tradeTALK, Liz Dierking explains why everyone should approach trading like a business.
Think Trading Options is Risky? Think Again.
Nov 6, 2020
tastytrade's Jenny Andrews highlights the power of being an active investor, overcoming the fear of failure & the benefits of probability-based trading.
Reducing Trading Costs in Expensive Markets
Oct 30, 2020
Frank Kaberna walks through the history of ETFs and Futures and explains the benefits of smaller sized futures products from the Small Exchange.
Applying the Pareto Principle to Options Trading Concepts
Oct 23, 2020
Learn why Mike thinks extrinsic value is the first thing you should master in your options trading education.
How to Use Options Strategies & Key Mechanics
Oct 16, 2020
Tony explains duration, strategy, probability, and capital allocation in options trading. Learn more from this former floor trader on tastytrade!
Extending Portfolio Reach with FX Futures
Oct 9, 2020
Katie McGarrigle dives into the benefits of Foreign Exchange futures, explains what currency futures represent, & shares a few trade ideas.
Building Successful Futures Strategies in a 50/50 World
Oct 2, 2020
In this tradeTALK, Pete Mulmat walks through how to boost futures portfolio returns with simple trading mechanics.
Scaling Up With Options: Wider Spreads vs More Contracts
Sep 24, 2020
Nick Battista explains why options traders should widen their spread strategies instead of adding more contracts.
How to Build a Portfolio Using Complex Futures Strategies
Sep 18, 2020
Tom Sosnoff explains how to build a robust, fully diversified portfolio using futures and futures options while prioritizing capital efficiency.

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