Earning a certain average profit per month by selling premium is something of interest to many investors and traders. Until now, no one knew how much extrinsic premium needed to be sold to generate a targeted average monthly profit. We’re about to change that.
One similarity tastytraders share is enjoying stories from market veterans who helped pave the road we hope to build upon. Tom recently sat down with his uncle, famed investor Martin Sosnoff to discuss how Martin became involved in markets and his approach to investing.
Since Dylan last graced Chicago with his presence, markets have become a bit more choppy. Today’s Truth or Skepticism largely focused on potential opportunities and how Tom is positioning his portfolio.
Confused about skew when it comes to trading options? This segment will "straighten" you out!
There’s a “gone fishin’” sign on the front door to volatility’s home. So what exactly does Tom do when opportunity is nearly non-existent?
tastytrade is about investors actively managing their own money. But as today’s installment demonstrated, the argument is not just about numbers, it’s about how we define risk.
Don’t let fear lead you into making a poor investment decision. Target-date funds are extremely profitable for fund companies but investors stand to pay exorbitant fees.
Handing your money over to be managed by a third party isn’t what tastytrade is about; however, we realize it happens. And when it does, you owe it to yourself to make sure you’re handing it over to someone financially literate.
Dylan Ratigan and Tom Sosnoff continue the debate between active vs. passive investing and discuss how a Trump presidency would affect the markets. Read about it and watch the segment here!
When it comes to trading, retail customers are often kept in the dark. In this series, I will pull back the curtain and expose a few practices common on Wall Street of which many retail customers are unaware. Let’s begin with taking a look at how firms make money off passive, no-load fund owners.
No-load mutual funds have fees that can cost customers upwards of 1% of their investment annually. Active trading entails risk, but without risk there can be little expectation of reward.
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.
From the election to monetary policy, fiscal policy and how markets are performing, conversational topics are not lacking on today’s Truth or Skepticism. Tom Sosnoff and Dylan Ratigan tackled each of these topics and somehow managed to avoid a heated debate.
Correlation is an integral facet of options trading and today’s blog post examines how traders can get a leg up through the understanding and application of this key options trading concept.
If you are looking for trading ideas in choppy (volatile) markets, look no further than this blog post! Research conducted by tastytrade suggests that ETFs with high implied volatility are a good starting point.
In today’s Truth or Skepticism, the debate on active versus passive investing continued. No one cares about your money as much as you do. So if you want to get from point A to point B, you need to be the one driving the bus.
Top Dogs for large accounts was so popular in 2015 that the tastytrade team has introduced a new edition geared toward trading options in smaller accounts. Join us to learn more about why “size” matters!
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.
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!