Looking for trading ideas related to the British Pound and Brexit? Look no further, Guvna’ - today’s post has the information you need.
Setting up wings on a defined risk trade can be done at a fixed width or based on probabilities. How you choose them is up to you.
Earnings season is underway and today’s post highlights all you need to know about this important season! Read on to learn more...
If you are looking for some new trading ideas, today’s post on “Blue Chips” is a great starting point! Read on to learn more...
Managing losing trades is much like containing a disease threatening the trees in your backyard. The earlier we manage the problem, the better off we usually become.
We already know selling out-of-the-money puts can be a consistently profitable strategy. We can increase our probabilities of success if we sell puts in large cap, liquid stocks, following a sizeable pullback.
Looking for ways to optimize your portfolio? Today’s post explores “underhedging” as it relates to to delta exposure - read on to learn more!
Premium sellers often face a conundrum. Mathematically, our greatest opportunities come when psychologically, it is most difficult to “pull the trigger.”
With interest rates in focus, gold volatility picked up substantially this month. Read on to learn more about this dynamic precious metal!
Have new opportunities developed in the energy sector as a result of the recent OPEC meeting? Read on to learn more!
Neutral trades are not concerned with direction. Their goal is capturing premium as it erodes over time. Sometimes, however, a stock moves and a neutral trade takes on a directional bias. To keep a trade neutral, we have several different options.
Is volatility too low given the current market environment? Today’s post highlights several strategies traders could use to express that view.
Smaller accounts can be challenged to create enough occurrences with limited capital. But that does not mean those accounts cannot create occurrences if they place trades in ways that limit the buying power being used.
After fifty episodes of Tom and Dylan debating active versus passive investing, it was time for a change. This week, Dylan hosted a discussion about the first pillar of the tastytrade method: liquidity.
If you’re considering a long put or short call strategy to deploy short deltas, today’s post has the information you’ll need to assess the optimal approach!
Volatility returned to the markets and quickly dried up. Today’s article provides valuable context on increasing duration in a short put strategy.
What’s a fair expectation for returns in a short premium portfolio? Today’s post provides a framework for your thinking...
Volatility returned briefly in September but was quickly snuffed out (for now) by the Fed’s decision to stay put. Today’s post focuses on important themes for the remainder of 2016…
Strangles are our most often used strategy. Knowing where to place our short strikes is just part of proper trade mechanics. Knowing when to close them is key to success.
Looking for more context on the performance of short premium across different volatility regimes? Read on to learn more.