Do It Yourself: Selling Puts

Do It Yourself: Selling Puts

Today’s post provides a great illustration of the differences between passive and active trading! Read on to learn more...

Widening the IVR Lens

Widening the IVR Lens

Today’s post focuses on a fresh (and valuable!) perspective on Implied Volatility Rank (IVR). Read on to learn more...

Earnings & Options | Learn How To Trade Earnings

Earnings & Options | Learn How To Trade Earnings

Most investors are familiar with what earnings are, but less know about the different strategies and considerations when investing in a company with upcoming earnings. In this post you will learn about what earnings are, the terminology associated with earnings, and how you can place an 'earnings trade.'

S&P Drift: Slow and Gentle

S&P Drift: Slow and Gentle

While it may not sound glamorous, positive drift is one of the bedrock principles in any short volatility approach. Read on to learn more...

Delta | What It Tells You About Your Position & Portfolio

Delta | What It Tells You About Your Position & Portfolio

Instead of going through different positions and strategies to figure out which way you need the market to go to make money, delta will give you a snapshot of this information for each position, strategy, and even your overall portfolio. On the simplest level, delta (positive or negative) tells us which way we want the underlying to go to make money. 

Earnings: Fading Big Moves

Earnings: Fading Big Moves

Big moves after earnings can be unnerving, but opportunity may lie within! Read on to learn more.

Evaluating Risks When Volatility is Low

Evaluating Risks When Volatility is Low

The best possible understanding of risk can help unlock the highest potential reward. Read on to learn more about risks in low volatility trading environments...

Trading Tips for Market Corrections

Trading Tips for Market Corrections

While market corrections have been few and far between in recent history, one never knows when the next one might arrive. Read on to learn more...

Debit Calendar Spreads in Sleepy Markets

Debit Calendar Spreads in Sleepy Markets

Newly published tastytrade research suggests that debit calendar spreads may be most effective when executed using higher priced underlyings. Read on to learn more...