Ryan & Beef: Earnings Update

Ryan & Beef: Earnings Update

If you’re actively trading earnings, or thinking about doing so, today’s post is for you! Read on to learn more...

XIV Isn't a Martyr

XIV Isn't a Martyr

The XIV suffered a catastrophic loss during the recent VIX runup. Read on to learn more...

VIX Finally Pops

VIX Finally Pops

If your head is still spinning after the big spike in volatility you're not alone. Read on for the full scoop...

Do Economic Reports Affect Volatility?

Do Economic Reports Affect Volatility?

Traditional financial media likes to trumpet the release of so-called “economic reports,” but do they really impact the markets?  Read on to learn more...

Trade Management Targets

Trade Management Targets

Today’s post offers fresh insight on trade management, and also introduces a new tastytrade series: Trade Managers. Read on to learn more...

Managing Early vs. Shorter Duration

Managing Early vs. Shorter Duration

If you’re curious how a trading strategy that uses shorter-duration options performs over time, then today’s post is for you! Read on to learn more...

Gold Update: Watching Miners (GDX)

Gold Update: Watching Miners (GDX)

Implied volatility in GDX has trended lower in recent months. Read on to learn more about developments in GDX and the broader gold sector...

Understanding Our Studies

Understanding Our Studies

Here at tastytrade, we like to use trading studies to better evaluate the historical performance of positions and strategies. Read on to learn more...

Impact of Rising Implied Volatility

Impact of Rising Implied Volatility

Implied volatility has remained stagnant for some time, but that might not last forever. Read on to learn more about the impacts of rising implied volatility...