The Relationship Between Bond & Equity Prices | Market Measures

The Relationship Between Bond & Equity Prices | Market Measures

As traders gain market experience and insight, they build awareness of the often subtle and complex relationships that exist between different tradable underlyings. Read on to learn more about the negative correlation between the price of bonds and equities.

tastytrade is on AppleTV Now!

tastytrade is on AppleTV Now!

That's right, tastytraders! We're now available on AppleTV! Watch us live from 7am-3:30pm CST or anytime on-demand to see what we're saying about options trading and investing. Learn more here!

Scalping in a High Volatility Market | Scalp Trading

Scalping in a High Volatility Market | Scalp Trading

At tastytrade, you’ll often hear us discuss “scalping” or “scalps”. Scalps are trades intended to be closed within hours or minutes. They are not trades we intend to hold overnight. Read more here about scalping in a more volatile market.

What it Means to Trade Mechanically

What it Means to Trade Mechanically

To master most any skill, you need proper mechanics. Mechanics remove emotion and allow us to repeat what’s worked in the past...it’s no different when trading options.

Buying Power Reduction Explained | Best Practices

Buying Power Reduction Explained | Best Practices

Scaling your portfolio appropriately requires a good understanding of capital requirements by trade type. Join the Best Practices team for the complete rundown on buying power reduction.

Whose 401K Is It Anyway?

Whose 401K Is It Anyway?

Most companies offer employees the option of contributing a portion of their salary to a 401K, and even match those contributions. But with the money invested mainly in stock and bond funds controlled by managers, who really benefits?

Velocity of Market Movements | Market Measures

Velocity of Market Movements | Market Measures

Understanding velocity in the markets is key to truly mastering the volatility trade. Today’s blog highlights new tastytrade research focusing on the tendencies of equities, bonds, and commodities in fast-moving markets.

2016: Volatility Spells Opportunity

2016: Volatility Spells Opportunity

The market is moving...what are you gonna do about it? Read more here to see why we think 2016 presents opportunities to trade options.

Game of Loans: Unbanked Americans Facing Debt Crisis | Nailed It!

Game of Loans: Unbanked Americans Facing Debt Crisis | Nailed It!

90 million Americans rely on alternative "banking" methods like predatory payday lenders and check-cashing services, frequently in lieu of personal bank accounts. Why is that and what can be done about it? Find out on the newest episode of Nailed It! with Vonetta Logan!

What About Bob? Bob The Trader 2015 Review

What About Bob? Bob The Trader 2015 Review

2015 is in the books and it was an active year for the Bob subscription! Of all the Bob trades, about three out of every four trades were profitable. But as an educational experience, tastytraders all over the world had an opportunity to see “how Daddy does it.”