Following the S&P 500 is one thing, but understanding how it works is quite another!
The Chinese internet subsector has been extremely volatile in recent weeks.
Historical data can help us better understand the relative risk of a potential trade, especially around earnings announcements.
The VIX can help us understand risks in the trading environment, but it can also be indicative of profit potential.
How does implied volatility in stock market indices tend to behave after a selloff?
We know that IV Ranks above 50% have historically performed well in terms of short volatility. But how does the rest of the IVR spectrum look?
Modifying the duration of trades according to the volatility environment may help in optimizing performance.
When trading the options of single stocks, it’s critical to understand how the potential risks differ from indices/ETFs.
If rising risks in the market have you thinking about portfolio protection via wings, then read on!
Today’s post presents research on how extremes in implied volatility can impact trade performance.
For symbols that exhibit “reverse skew,” traders may need to adjust the way they analyze potential trading ideas.
A yield curve inversion could be coming and today’s post will prepare you for what might follow, according to historical data.
While delta and theta sometimes steal the headlines, vega is equally important!
New research by tastytrade suggests that positive theta collection may be more “reliable” earlier in the expiration cycle.
Introducing Put/Call Rank, a metric devised by tastytrade that can assist you in evaluating potential trading opportunities.
New research conducted by tastytrade on weekly options may help you optimize your thinking on this type of equity derivative.
Do current market relationships appropriately reflect risks based on historical patterns? Today’s post explores this topic and more...
TLT has historically shared a negative correlation with SPY, which means it could be a good candidate for diversifying a portfolio.
Looking to learn more about interest rate futures? Today’s post has the background and context you need!
With 30-year interest rates hovering near historic lows, today’s post reviews a popular bond futures trade that involves the 10-year Note and the 30-year Bond.