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.
Looking for new opportunities in the market? Today’s post takes a closer look at the EEM!
It took nearly two years, but ultimately, Tom brought Dylan to a place of understanding and embracing what active trading truly means.
Volatility has returned to the market and today’s post highlights some important concepts to keep in mind if this environment persists.
We know option premium costs more than it is worth. That’s why we sell it. More often than not, options close out of the money. But for buyers of options, stocks not only need to reach a specific strike price, they need to move further in order to reach breakeven prices. That does not often happen.
Actively managing winning and losing trades can help you maximize your portfolio’s return! Read on to learn more.
A new series at tastytrade, From Practice to Execution, zeroes in on risks related to dividends. Read on to learn more!
Making mistakes is part of trading and an opportunity to learn. Some mistakes have already been made for you and there is no need to repeat them.
Earnings can have a big impact on a stock’s value - and the value of its options. Read on to learn more about tastytrade’s latest offering - The Earnings Show!
Still on the fence regarding active management? Today’s post provides further insight!
By his own admission, Dylan acknowledges seeing the tastytrade light. Maybe it is because he booked a winner in oil and has another winner working. So now what?
Looking to optimize your options trading results? Today’s post on mean reversion may offer some new ideas!
The tastytrade approach is rooted in the achievement of a higher probability of profit. Read on to learn more!
Market-wide event risk (aka systemic risk) is something every trader needs to be aware of! Read on to learn more...
Options on futures can be useful trading tools. However, because futures contracts expire, identifying the correct strike to trade is critical.
Market extremes: how do we know when we’re in one? It depends on who you ask.
How has long gamma performed in low volatility environments? Find out here!
Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) may be the perfect fit for your portfolio. Read on to learn why!