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.
Writing calls against stock is a way to reduce cost basis. However, the upfront cost of purchasing stock can be a lot. Here are some variations on covered call writes to consider.
Small to mid-cap energy stocks have staged an impressive comeback alongside a surge in crude oil prices. Read this post to learn more about this niche group.
Delta is the options Greek most often considered by traders. Delta allows us to understand the relationship between an option and its underlying asset. We can use this to create a hedge. See how here!
One of our goals at tastytrade is quantifying opportunity to increase success. To that end, we share massive amounts of back tested data and studies. However, data isn’t always the key to success.
Jade lizards may sound like ancient artifacts, but they’re actually an options trading strategy that can be used by beginners and experienced traders alike. Read on to learn more!
Silver is roaring and the gold/silver ratio has been shrinking. Read on to learn how this is affecting the market!
Confused about skew when it comes to trading options? This segment will "straighten" you out!
With oil prices rebounding over the last month, earnings in the energy sector will be of particular interest this cycle. Read on to learn more about potential volatility in the oil patch this month.
Rising Stars is a segment where we talk to people who have learned how to trade and want to share their story! Watch the segment and read our extended interview with our latest Rising Star!
When selling a naked option, we know our risk is theoretically unlimited. But statistically and realistically, our risk is actually much less.
Today we reached 1,000 interviews on tastytrade live's segment on entrepreneurship, Bootstrapping in America! Learn more about our 1000th episode and see some of the highlights over the years!
Dr. Jim Schultz, a new addition to the tastytrade team, hits the ground running on his new series From Theory to Practice. Read on for an introduction to the new “doc on the block” and an overview of the first-ever episode!
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.
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!
That's right, tastytraders! We're now available on AppleTV! Watch us live from 7am-3:30pm CST or anytime on-demand to see what we're saying about options trading and investing. Learn more here!
To master most any skill, you need proper mechanics. Mechanics remove emotion and allow us to repeat what’s worked in the past...it’s no different when trading options.
We laughed, we cried from laughter and we did it all while trading...and a few other special things. Behold! Our "tasty 12" -- or, the top 12 moments from 2015 list is here! Read on and tell us your favorite!
With the expiration cycle coming to a close, we once again have dialed up some relevant material on the blog to help traders manage this often tricky window of time.
Meet this week's Bootstrapping In America guests: Rob Katz and Kevin Boehm from Boka Restaurant Group, Kyle Joseph from Foodseum, Lindsey Meyers of Beauty and Brawn Gallery and Rick Cooper and Rodney Alex from The Alex Cooper Project.