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Tom Sosnoff

Formula for Realistic Expectations | Market Measures

Formula for Realistic Expectations | Market Measures

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.

Stand Alone: A Conversation with Martin Sosnoff

Stand Alone: A Conversation with Martin Sosnoff

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.

Paralyzed by Fear | You Gotta Be Kidding Me

Paralyzed by Fear | You Gotta Be Kidding Me

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.

 

What to Ask Your Money Manager | Truth or Skepticism

What to Ask Your Money Manager | Truth or Skepticism

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.

The Loser's Strategy | Truth or Skepticism

The Loser's Strategy | Truth or Skepticism

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!

What Wall Street Doesn't Want You To Know

What Wall Street Doesn't Want You To Know

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.

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.

Where the Risk Lies in Oil & Bonds | Truth or Skepticism

Where the Risk Lies in Oil & Bonds | Truth or Skepticism

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.

Understanding Correlation | Best Practices

Understanding Correlation | Best Practices

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.

Trading in a Volatile Market | Market Measures

Trading in a Volatile Market | Market Measures

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.

Are You a Driver or a Passenger? | Truth or Skepticism

Are You a Driver or a Passenger? | Truth or Skepticism

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.

The Relationship Between Bond & Equity Prices | Market Measures

The Relationship Between Bond & Equity Prices | Market Measures

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.