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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.

A Look at Smaller Cap Energy

A Look at Smaller Cap Energy

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.

Eliminating Direction | Delta as a Hedging Tool

Eliminating Direction | Delta as a Hedging Tool

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!

Keys to Success in Trading | Confirm and Send

Keys to Success in Trading | Confirm and Send

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.

The Jade Lizard: | Market Measures

The Jade Lizard: | Market Measures

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!

Earnings Spotlight: Energy Sector

Earnings Spotlight: Energy Sector

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.

Meet tastytrade Rising Star, Steven K.!

Meet tastytrade Rising Star, Steven K.!

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!

Have You Watched From Theory to Practice Yet?

Have You Watched From Theory to Practice Yet?

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!

tastytrade is on AppleTV Now!

tastytrade is on AppleTV Now!

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!

What it Means to Trade Mechanically

What it Means to Trade Mechanically

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.

Our Favorite Moments From This Year!

Our Favorite Moments From This Year!

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!