Gold Update: Watching Miners (GDX)

Gold Update: Watching Miners (GDX)

Implied volatility in GDX has trended lower in recent months. Read on to learn more about developments in GDX and the broader gold sector...

Understanding Our Studies

Understanding Our Studies

Here at tastytrade, we like to use trading studies to better evaluate the historical performance of positions and strategies. Read on to learn more...

Impact of Rising Implied Volatility

Impact of Rising Implied Volatility

Implied volatility has remained stagnant for some time, but that might not last forever. Read on to learn more about the impacts of rising implied volatility...

VIX: Naked Longshots

VIX: Naked Longshots

If you’re considering a long premium approach in 2018, this post may help you refine your tactics. Read on to learn more!

2017 Trading Year in Review

2017 Trading Year in Review

The 2017 trading year included some important market developments, as well as historic milestones. Read on to learn more...

Exploring Binary Events

Exploring Binary Events

News developments that impact financial markets are often referred to as “binary events.” Read on to learn more about this important trading topic...

The Power of Sector ETFs

The Power of Sector ETFs

Sector ETFs offer volatility traders a diversified underlying, while also remaining accessible from a capital perspective. Read on to learn more...

Accuracy of Theta Expectations

Accuracy of Theta Expectations

Today’s post helps illustrate how expectations for theta collections match reality. Read on to learn more...

Bitcoin Futures Update

Bitcoin Futures Update

Bitcoin futures are set to be released on December 18th at CME Group. If you’re looking for more information related to this big development, then today’s post is for you!

tasty Bite: IV Rank versus IV Percentile

tasty Bite: IV Rank versus IV Percentile

IV Rank and IV Percentile are important metrics that traders can use when evaluating potential trading opportunities in volatility. Read on to learn more about how you can interpret these figures...

Futures Pairs: Crude Oil vs. Natural Gas

Futures Pairs: Crude Oil vs. Natural Gas

If you trade the energy market, or are considering doing so in the future, today’s post is for you! Read on to learn more about a pairs trade involving crude oil and natural gas...

LEAPS: Some Factors to Consider

LEAPS: Some Factors to Consider

If you are considering adding LEAPS to your portfolio, today’s post has important data that may help with the decision-making process. Read on to learn more...