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If you are looking for new trading ideas, today’s post highlights fresh tastytrade research on platinum and copper. These are two metals that share a high price correlation with gold and silver...
The trade war “truce” between the United States and China may be ending, but does that really matter? Read on to learn more...
Implied volatility is mostly an arbitrary number without the insight provided by IV Rank. Read on to learn more about the practical application of this vital measurement.
Crude oil volatility skyrocketed at the end of 2018, and the party looks far from over. Read on to learn more...
Today’s post provides important context on several factors that impact buying power in investment accounts. Read on to learn more...
Beta-weighted portfolio hedging may be something to consider if you are looking for added protection and reduced volatility in your P/L. Read on to learn more...
“Diversification” isn’t just an industry buzzword - it can actually provide a portfolio with a better balance of risk and reward.
Today’s post explores new tastytrade insights on some of the best-known volatility products. Read on to learn more...
Today’s post outlines how pairs traders often utilize equity index futures. Read on to learn more...
Changes in ongoing expectations for interest rates catalyzed a big rally in Eurodollars. Today’s post explores recent developments.
Volatility arbitrage entails buying and selling premium, in approximately equal proportion. Today’s post provides further insights on “vol arb” for retail traders.
“Cluster, pop, revert” have been the watchwords in VIX of late. Today’s post highlights new research on this emerging pattern.
Today’s post highlights some important insights on efficiency metrics, and how traders can better apply the learnings from trading studies/backtests.
Today’s post highlights the intrinsic and extrinsic value of an option, and how the behavior of these values can ultimately affect trade management.
Ever wondered how common outlier moves are in SPY and what effect they have on short premium trades? Today’s post explores these questions and more!
If you embrace the delta-neutral philosophy, or are considering doing so, today’s post provides additional context.
New research by tastytrade highlights how IV Rank can be a valuable tool when analyzing potential trades in currency futures options.
Today’s post highlights new tastytrade research on the options of single stocks.
Expected Move may not get the headlines, but this metric can be extremely helpful when evaluating potential positions.
Options traders often refer to “free weekend theta,” but does this mythical beast actually exist?
Traders who want to increase their exposure in the market by scaling up have a lot of choices available to them.
Implied volatility in some Treasury-related products is probing multi-year lows.
The VIX has steadily declined since the start of 2019, but what about the rest of the implied volatility term structure?
With the Brexit deadline fast approaching, no clear outcome has yet to emerge.
Gold bugs are jumping after the recent rally in the precious metals sector.