Wrap your mind around vertical credit spreads with Katie and Ryan's four basic keys to understanding and trading them!
Ryan and Beef explain whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to buy or short options. Check out their segment comparing the two.
It's time to wave goodbye to 2015 and say hello to 2016! We asked our tastytrade hosts about their New Year's resolutions and here's what we've got...what are yours?
Crude oil took another hit this week and is now testing seven-year lows. Today’s post highlights information from The Webinar that provides insight on how traders can adjust their positions when facing sub-optimal market conditions.
tastytrade is launching a new question and answer series with Ryan and Katie. They'll be taking your options trading questions from YouTube and giving you honest answers mixed in with a little fun at the tastytrade studios.
During the previous three videos on the tastytrade & dough trading strategy we’ve covered the concepts of selling options premium, liquidity, and high implied volatility. Now, for our final video in the series, we explain one of the most important aspects of the strategy, managing winners.
The price of an option changes frequently due to the number of inputs that go into determining the price. One of those inputs is implied volatility. When you sell premium like we do here at tastytrade, implied volatility one of the main factors we look at when deciding whether or not to enter a trade. Read more to learn why.
You won’t be able to swim in a pool without water and you won’t be able to get filled at a decent price on a trade when there’s not many buyers and sellers in the market. What do these two things have in common you may ask? Well, both relate to liquidity.
Is there anything better than a bearded guy using pizza to make analogies about trading? Along with the first video in a series of four, this blog post takes you deeper into our trading strategies and attempts to answer the recurring viewer question: why does tastytrade choose to sell options premium?