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Three Key Concepts of Implied Volatility

Three Key Concepts of Implied Volatility

Implied volatility is at the heart of options trading. Knowing the level of implied volatility in an underlying or the market as a whole provides us information on price, expectations and risk.

Earnings: To Trade or Not to Trade

Earnings: To Trade or Not to Trade

Earnings trades are a great engagement tool. When market volatility overall is low, earnings trades might be the only premium selling opportunities available.

Bond ETFs and Interest Rates

Bond ETFs and Interest Rates

Global interest rate policy has been one of the hottest topics in the market in 2016. Today’s post highlights what you need to know.

China: What to Follow and Why

China: What to Follow and Why

Want to get a leg-up on trading China and the FXI? Today’s post highlights what traders should pay attention to about China.

The Price of Heavy Metals | Options Jive

The Price of Heavy Metals | Options Jive

Whether or not you’re not a fan of heavy metal, it’s likely you’ll find that a recent episode of Options Jive unlocks some exciting harmony. Read on for more information on gold, silver, and the relationship between them - as well as methods for trading these dynamic commodities.

Evaluating Opportunity in /VX Futures | tastytrade Live!

Evaluating Opportunity in /VX Futures | tastytrade Live!

With many indice back near 52-week highs and some volatility products trending lower, the tastytrade team brings some insights to consider for the current market environment. If you want to learn more about /VX futures and the VIX index, you’ve come to the right place!

The Chinese ETF

The Chinese ETF

How have Chinese stock market ETF options traded and how often have they stayed within 1 and 2 standard deviation moves? Read more here to help your trading decision making process!

 

Market Measures: Duration and Earnings

Market Measures: Duration and Earnings

This Market Measures segment covers different durations (multiple expiration months) and goes through key takeaways when determining any earnings-related options trading strategy.

Options Jive: Talkin' Earnings Volatility

Options Jive: Talkin' Earnings Volatility

It's earnings season again! On "Options Jive," Tom and Tony discuss a study from the tastytrade research team, examining the earnings of AMZN, NFLX, and SBUX.