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The crude oil rollercoaster from 2018 has sustained itself into the new year.
Has the rally in gold opened up new trading opportunities related to the Gold-Silver Ratio? Read on to learn more...
What happens when we extend the duration of earnings trades?
Tariff-related news developments can catalyze opportunities in the financial markets.
Looking for more insights on the 2018 trading year, as well as a sneak peek into 2019? If so, today’s post is for you!
The Santa Claus rally never materialized in 2018. Today’s post highlights tactics traders can consider when the probability of tail risk is heightened.
Do current market conditions have you thinking about directional plays? If so, today’s post is for you!
Market volatility related to the trade war may have produced a “whipsaw” in your portfolio. If that’s the case, today’s post may help you manage such positions in the future...
Confusion around Brexit has pumped up implied volatility in British Pound futures.
If you’re starting to think about positioning and tactics in 2019, today’s post may assist with brainstorming!
The yield curve just inverted for the first time since 2007. Today’s post provides more context on this important development...
Frank and Nick introduce a new show on the tastytrade network just in time for the markets’ wild ride!
Volatility returned to its unpredictable self in 2018 - at least in some ways!
A look at vega risk as it relates to volatility spreads.
New research focused on the options of leveraged ETFs can help you better understand the potential risks when trading such products.
Markets are swinging like a high-wire act and scalping has returned with a vengeance.
Volatility in the FX market has increased due to the “trade war.” Read on to learn more about this exciting niche of the financial markets...
The VXX will cease trading in January 2019 and be replaced by the VXXB.
The ChicagoNEXT Award honors a Chicago technology company recognized as an industry leader on a global scale.
While the recent meltdown in global equity prices grabbed a lot of headline attention, other niches of the financial markets have been moving just as much (or more)!
A big rally in natural gas has opened up new trading opportunities in the energy sector. Read on to learn more...
New tastytrade research highlights the potential benefits of rolling when positions get tested.
We've had a long list of awesome new segments this year, so we rounded up the best for you! We'll be back on Monday, Nov. 26 - so why not catch up now?
The crude oil volatility gauge (OVX) experienced a super-spike in mid-November.
What does history tell us about the behavior of declining implied volatility?