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.
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!
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!
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!
In this post, we'll go over everything you need to know about crack spreads and provide context around trading opportunities in the oil industry.
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!
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'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!
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.
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.
Have you seen our "Market Measures Notebooks" yet? They are 3-minute condensed versions of one of our most popular options trading segments, Market Measures. Read on to find out why this series is so helpful!
In this episode of Strategies for Your IRA, Tom and Tony talk about pairs trades and specifically the recent moves in Starbucks and Green Mountain Coffee.
Here's more information about new programming additions to the tastytrade network for people new to options trading and new to trading futures.
Katie's last "Back to Cool" episode aired today. Read this post to learn her takeaways and follow her throughout her next show as she learns futures with Pete Mulmat!
"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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.