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.
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!
A recent meeting of the world’s biggest oil producing countries in Doha ended without a deal to “freeze” production. Today’s post provides context on what that could mean for the price of crude oil.
Global interest rate policy has been one of the hottest topics in the market in 2016. Today’s post highlights what you need to know.
We know the relationship between the market and volatility is inversely correlated: when one goes up, the other goes down. Here we will look at what exactly that correlation looks like and how to use it to be better traders.
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.
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.
Understanding velocity in the markets is key to truly mastering the volatility trade. Today’s blog highlights new tastytrade research focusing on the tendencies of equities, bonds, and commodities in fast-moving markets.
The market is moving...what are you gonna do about it? Read more here to see why we think 2016 presents opportunities to trade options.
The implied volatility (IV) of volatility-based products moves differently than in traditional stock options. Join the tastytrade research team for a full rundown on this slightly upside-down world of volatility.
A big part of the winter holiday season is reflecting on the past year and strategizing for the future. Join us for a recap of some of tastytrade’s greatest Market Measures segments from 2015.
A better understanding of correlation can help traders maximize opportunity in the marketplace for their options portfolio. Read on to learn more about how correlations behave during market sell-offs.
The S&P 500 looks likely to close the year only marginally higher than 2014. Join us on the blog as we review an important segment from early 2015 that looks even more timely through the lens of hindsight and makes a strong case for active investing.
Triple witching is an important quarterly trading event that all market participants should be aware of. Read on to gain further insight on how the market tends to move before, during, and after “Freaky Friday.”
Understanding the product spectrum is a key to building a successful options trading approach. Read on for more information on the different profiles of single-stock options versus ETFs.
Extended periods of suppressed volatility can present a challenge for traders of volatility. This post explores research that indicates there may be opportunity hidden within markets of this nature.
With many indice back near 52-week highs and some volatility products trending lower, the tastytrade team brings some insights to consider for the current market environment. If you want to learn more about /VX futures and the VIX index, you’ve come to the right place!
Understanding the dynamics of liquidity in trading is a key element to success. Read on to learn more about liquidity as it relates to dynamic markets.
Can Modern Portfolio Theory international diversification help your options trading portfolio? Read on to learn more about challenges and benefits of international diversification.