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Twenty tastytrade Trading Commandments: by Tony from Mexico

Twenty tastytrade Trading Commandments: by Tony from Mexico

Here at tastytrade, we have certain guidelines that we generally like to stick to when we trade. One of our favorite tastytraders, Tony from Mexico, came up with ‘trading commandments’, which we thought were too good not to include on our tastytrade blog.

 

Tasty Tidbit | The Strangle Checklist

Tasty Tidbit | The Strangle Checklist

Thinking of adding the strangle to your list of options trading strategies? Here are six things you need to know before you place a trade using a strangle!

Free Falling: Market Turbulence

Free Falling: Market Turbulence

It has been a crazy week in the market, to say the least! Good thing Tom Sosnoff and Tony Battista explain what's been going on and provide context around recent events. Read here for more!

tasty Debut: Top Dogs!

tasty Debut: Top Dogs!

We've got a new segment on tastytrade called Top Dogs for options traders with larger accounts. Learn more about it and watch episodes here!

Gold Digging: ETFs vs. Futures

Gold Digging: ETFs vs. Futures

The commodities complex has been under considerable pressure thus far in 2015. Take a look at segments from Tom & Tony, as well as Pete Mulmat, where they discuss ETFs and futures trading!

Market Measures: Duration and Earnings

Market Measures: Duration and Earnings

This Market Measures segment covers different durations (multiple expiration months) and goes through key takeaways when determining any earnings-related options trading strategy.

Meet tastytrade Rising Star John W.!

Meet tastytrade Rising Star John W.!

Meet tastytrade's newest Rising Star of the options trading scene, John W. In just three years, John has become a full-time trader and has lots of wisdom and knowledge to share. Read his story and watch his segment here!

Options Jive: Talkin' Earnings Volatility

Options Jive: Talkin' Earnings Volatility

It's earnings season again! On "Options Jive," Tom and Tony discuss a study from the tastytrade research team, examining the earnings of AMZN, NFLX, and SBUX.

"Skinny" Spotlight: Options Data Science

"Skinny" Spotlight: Options Data Science

Read this post to learn more about our series The Skinny on Options Data, which emphasizes that using historical data and supervised learning models (like regression) can help traders make more educated decisions.

The Skinny on Options Math - Black-Scholes Model

The Skinny on Options Math - Black-Scholes Model

"The Skinny on Options Math" series, featuring Tom Sosnoff, Tony Battista, and Jacob Perlman, makes sense of complex option pricing formulas, including the most famous - The Black-Scholes Model.

tastytrade's Best Iron Condor Segments

tastytrade's Best Iron Condor Segments

In this blog post, you will be able to learn more information about iron condors and strategies trading them. Read here to see the links to these segments and learn more about iron condors! 

Opening Bell Checklist: June 16

Opening Bell Checklist: June 16

Quantitative strategist Tom Preston (or TP, as we like to call him) tells us his take on what we should look for at the opening bell.

Let's Get Naked (Options): Managing Winners Edition

Let's Get Naked (Options): Managing Winners Edition

On Market Measures, the research team proved their ability to understand options trading with the use of scientific analysis. In this case study, the research team revealed their secret behind maximizing your profits while minimizing your risk potential. 

 Product Review: Volatility ETFs VXUP & VXDN

Product Review: Volatility ETFs VXUP & VXDN

Tom Preston, our resident quantitative strategist, reviews The VXUP and VXDN volatility ETFs which AccuShares launched last month. See what he has to say about them and determine whether or not you should trade them!

Opening Bell Checklist: June 9

Opening Bell Checklist: June 9

Quantitative strategist Tom Preston (or TP, as we like to call him) gives us his take on what we should look for at the opening bell.

Opening Bell Checklist: June 5

Opening Bell Checklist: June 5

Quantitative strategist Tom Preston (or TP, as we like to call him) lets us know the trends he is looking at in the market today.