Understanding Lingo Used On tastytrade

Understanding Lingo Used On tastytrade

Tom & Tony have so many unique trading terms that they use on a daily basis, that a beginner might have a hard time understanding their language. Here we provide definitions for the more common lingo that is used by them on the Tom & Tony tasytrade show.

How Good Til' Cancelled (GTC) Orders Help Me Manage My Winners

How Good Til' Cancelled (GTC) Orders Help Me Manage My Winners

GTC orders can be a useful function/feature for traders who have a schedule that may not allow them to be at their computer for most/all of the trading day. Setting up a GTC order on a trade allows a trader to manage their winners without having to monitor their positions throughout the day. I use GTC orders to help manage my winner trades, to learn why, check out this post...

Where's Bob? Find him. Change your life.

Where's Bob? Find him. Change your life.

It's time you straightened your beret and shined your original tastytrade member dog tag because you're about to discover and be discovered by implied volatility opportunists and premium sellers trading near you. Here's the insider scoop on how 'Where's Bob?' works...

    Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | Feb 23-27

    Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | Feb 23-27

    Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests:  Steve O'Brien from Leadbelly Burgers, Nick Petit from Kahoots, Mike Persico from Anova Technologies, Larry Baker & Charlie Tribett from Bolstr, Glenn Falhstrom from Fahlstrom's Fresh Fish Market.

    Learn How to Understand Currency Futures Pricing

    Learn How to Understand Currency Futures Pricing

    Currency futures contracts can be confusing to the novice futures trader. To clear up some confusion about currency futures, I wrote this post that details how notional value of currency futures are impacted by exchange rates.

    Choose Products Based on IV Rank And Not By What Pundits Are Saying

    Choose Products Based on IV Rank And Not By What Pundits Are Saying

    When I started watching tastytrade, I learned a very important lesson about investing. I needed to stop listening to the talking heads and focus on investing mechanically. When I switched from following pundits/analyses to trading based on volatility, my whole outlook on investing changed...

    Short Circuit: Can Robots Really Replace Humans? | Nailed It!

    Short Circuit: Can Robots Really Replace Humans? | Nailed It!

    People are becoming more and more concerned that robots are taking over human jobs and that soon, tere won't be any jobs left for the rest of us mere mortals. I wanted to uncover how valid this fear is and understand how close we actually are to robots taking over the world!

    What Goes Into Making A 'Best Practices' Segment?

    What Goes Into Making A 'Best Practices' Segment?

    Best Practices is one of the quintessential segments for new and veteran tastytraders alike. For those of you who have not seen a best practices segments, it's a segment where Tom and Tony provide a breakdown of one particular aspect of the tastytrade trading philosophy. Want to learn what goes into making a Best Practices segment? Read more to find out!

    High Implied Volatility | The tastytrade & dough Trading Strategy (3 of 4)

    High Implied Volatility | The tastytrade & dough Trading Strategy (3 of 4)

    The price of an option changes frequently due to the number of inputs that go into determining the price. One of those inputs is implied volatility. When you sell premium like we do here at tastytrade, implied volatility one of the main factors we look at when deciding whether or not to enter a trade. Read more to learn why.

    Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | Feb 9-13

    Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | Feb 9-13

    Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests: Paul Magelli from Apervita, Nirav Amin from Chicago Startup Weekend, Sindhu Rajan from Prana Diabetes, Mary Johnson from Bizwoman.com, and Valeria Beck from Chocolate Uplift.

    The 5 Things A Trader With A Busy Schedule Must Do!

    The 5 Things A Trader With A Busy Schedule Must Do!

    Liz Dierking and Jenny Andrews, hosts of tastytrade’s LIZ & JNY Show, have been best friends since college and have been trading since 1997. They both got their start at the CBOE and are now both currently full-time mothers and traders. Here is a list a few of the techniques they’ve taught me to help me keep up with trading while living a busy, awesome and epic life!

    A Day In the Life of the tastytrade Research Team

    A Day In the Life of the tastytrade Research Team

    Creating two or three segments to fill 15 minutes of tastytrade airtime 5 days a week - easy, right? Not quite… it takes seven tastytrade researchers to fill these slots week in, week out. Here’s the inside scoop of a day in the life of the tastytrade research team.

    Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | Feb 2-6

    Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | Feb 2-6

    Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests: Dave Braner of Newton's Cube, Liz Tilatti of ZipFit Denim, Sanjay Patel of Personify, Rob Rebholz of SpaceWays and Laura Martinez of La Diosa.

    Tony Battista Quits Twitter! Help Bring Back BAT!

    Tony Battista Quits Twitter! Help Bring Back BAT!

    The internet officially had its saddest day of 2015 today when a negative comment from Tom Sosnoff became the catalyst for Tony Battista's retirement from Twitter. Read the post to learn what really went down and how YOU can help bring the BAT back to the Twittersphere.

    Where's Bob?

    Where's Bob?

    “WHERE'S BOB?” is coming very soon to your trusted App Store and Google Play to connect tastynation... the rest we'll leave up to you to discover. 

    Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | Jan 26-30

    Bootstrapping In America Weekly Recap | Jan 26-30

    Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests: Katie Hench of Infiniteach, Lauren Katzberg and Julia Carmona of Stylisted, Dr. Roy Smythe of HX360, Josh Katt of Kitchfix and Orazio Buzza of Fooda.

    Liquidity | The tastytrade & dough Trading Strategy (2 of 4)

    Liquidity | The tastytrade & dough Trading Strategy (2 of 4)

    You won’t be able to swim in a pool without water and you won’t be able to get filled at a decent price on a trade when there’s not many buyers and sellers in the market. What do these two things have in common you may ask? Well, both relate to liquidity.

    Ratigan and Sosnoff Square Off: complexity, responsibility and the everyday investor

    Ratigan and Sosnoff Square Off: complexity, responsibility and the everyday investor

    Squaring up with one another weekly, Dylan Ratigan, former CNBC host, and Tom Sosnoff, Co-CEO of dough, Inc. and tastytrade host, go head-to-head on the state of the market, opportunities for individual investors and traditional approaches to investing. This week they discuss complexity, frequency and personal responsibility as they explore how much the average investor is actually capable of.