Delta | What It Tells You About Your Position & Portfolio

Delta | What It Tells You About Your Position & Portfolio

Instead of going through different positions and strategies to figure out which way you need the market to go to make money, delta will give you a snapshot of this information for each position, strategy, and even your overall portfolio. On the simplest level, delta (positive or negative) tells us which way we want the underlying to go to make money. 

Earnings: Fading Big Moves

Earnings: Fading Big Moves

Big moves after earnings can be unnerving, but opportunity may lie within! Read on to learn more.

Evaluating Risks When Volatility is Low

Evaluating Risks When Volatility is Low

The best possible understanding of risk can help unlock the highest potential reward. Read on to learn more about risks in low volatility trading environments...

Trading Tips for Market Corrections

Trading Tips for Market Corrections

While market corrections have been few and far between in recent history, one never knows when the next one might arrive. Read on to learn more...

Debit Calendar Spreads in Sleepy Markets

Debit Calendar Spreads in Sleepy Markets

Newly published tastytrade research suggests that debit calendar spreads may be most effective when executed using higher priced underlyings. Read on to learn more...

Lost in Translation: 2017 US Dollar

Lost in Translation: 2017 US Dollar

If the US dollar’s recent 15-month lows have you thinking about fresh opportunities in the currency market, then today’s post is for you! Read on to learn more...

Financial Sector: KRE and XLF

Financial Sector: KRE and XLF

If the improved outlook for the US economy has you bullish on the financials, today’s post is for you! Read on to learn more...

Know Your Portfolio: ETF Edition

Know Your Portfolio: ETF Edition

Matching your market assumptions with the appropriate financial product is a key aspect to producing a consistent, positive return. Read on to learn more...

EEM: China's Influence Growing

EEM: China's Influence Growing

The MSCI’s recent decision to include mainland Chinese shares in their emerging market index will have wide-ranging ramifications. Get the skinny on today’s post...

Low VIX Breaking Lower

Low VIX Breaking Lower

Can historical data help us better understand the current behavior in VIX?  Read on to learn more...

The Dish on Gamma Scalping

The Dish on Gamma Scalping

If you want to learn more about gamma scalping, then today’s post is for you! Read on to learn more...

Earnings Trade: Value vs. Growth

Earnings Trade: Value vs. Growth

Value and growth companies are perceived differently in the market, which can affect how their earnings are interpreted. Read on to learn more...