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The Difference Between Options and Futures

The Difference Between Options and Futures

Want to bone up on your knowledge of futures and options? Join the tastytrade team for a better understanding of how these contracts are used in the marketplace.

Why You Should Watch Trading the Close with Tim Knight

Why You Should Watch Trading the Close with Tim Knight

Technical analysis may not serve as the foundation of your strategy, but it can still play an important role in trade identification and risk management. Learn more about technical analysis and Trading the Close with Tim Knight!

What is Triple Witching? | Market Measures

What is Triple Witching? | Market Measures

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.”

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!

Top 5 tastytrade Segments of 2015...So Far!

Top 5 tastytrade Segments of 2015...So Far!

Want to know what the 5 most popular segments were during the first half of 2015? Check out this blog to see what tastytraders have been tuning into, and as always, stay tasty!

The Making of #TRADEHACKS: Written by Director Martin Wilson

The Making of #TRADEHACKS: Written by Director Martin Wilson

#Tradehacks is a popular tastytrade YouTube series featuring trading tricks & tips from the options legend himself, Tony Battista. But what you may not know is how #Tradehacks came about. Director Martin Wilson shares the exclusive here!

A Day In the Life of the tastytrade Research Team

A Day In the Life of the tastytrade Research Team

Creating two or three segments to fill 15 minutes of tastytrade airtime 5 days a week - easy, right? Not quite… it takes seven tastytrade researchers to fill these slots week in, week out. Here’s the inside scoop of a day in the life of the tastytrade research team.

Ratigan and Sosnoff Square Off: complexity, responsibility and the everyday investor

Ratigan and Sosnoff Square Off: complexity, responsibility and the everyday investor

Squaring up with one another weekly, Dylan Ratigan, former CNBC host, and Tom Sosnoff, Co-CEO of dough, Inc. and tastytrade host, go head-to-head on the state of the market, opportunities for individual investors and traditional approaches to investing. This week they discuss complexity, frequency and personal responsibility as they explore how much the average investor is actually capable of.

Our New Year's Resolution Was to Start Blogging. BAM!

Our New Year's Resolution Was to Start Blogging. BAM!

We've got dozens of people in our studio every day who span a spectrum from designers, to producers, to entrepreneurs, to traders, to on-air talent, to developers, to writers, to marketers, developers and research nerds. As you can imagine, all of these peeps have a lot of cool stuff to share, and this, tastynation, is where they'll do it. Welcome to the tastytrade blog!

A Chicago Startup Scene That’s No Longer For Sale

A Chicago Startup Scene That’s No Longer For Sale

“We commoditized a space that needed disrupting,” says Tom Sosnoff, a co-founder of Thinkorswim Group Inc., which was sold five years ago. “It was easier for the big brokers to let the small Chicago boutiques blaze the trail and come in and buy us out.”