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.
Have you prepared for retirement? The juice is worth the squeeze. Here are four steps you can take to get the most out your retirement accounts!
Volatility skew provides a quantifiable way to determine market risk. Learn more about volatility skew and the skew index here!
It's James Schultz's first couple of weeks on the job as host of From Theory to Practice on the tastytrade network. Learn more about him here and watch his show as he explores theoretical options trading concepts.
Tom & Dylan are back for another round of Truth or Skepticism, and this time they're honing in on the benefits of active investing. Read the blow-by-blow here and check out the episode!
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!
The Federal Reserve recently raised interest rates. What does it all mean and how does that relate to the yield curve?
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 are covered calls and why do people love them so much? Dr. Data gives us the numbers in this blog post on how covered calls perform in bull and bear markets...read more here!
Tom & Dylan are back to discuss one of the wildest first few weeks of market activity we've ever seen! Tune in to hear their take on what's going on...and what's to come!
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.
Implied Volatility Rank (IVR) and Implied Volatility Percentile can be key differentiators when evaluating potential options trades. See why it’s important to understand the subtle differences between the two here!
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.
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?
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.
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.
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!
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.”
TP is boldly going where he has never gone before...Twitter. Follow him @FittyPercent.
The implied volatility (IV) of volatility-based products moves differently than in traditional stock options. Join the tastytrade research team for a full rundown on this slightly upside-down world of volatility.