Setting up and placing trades

P50

We talk a lot about taking 50% of max profit on your trades, this nifty feature will give you the probability of doing just that! The p50 feature takes the trade you've loaded onto the trade page and runs it t...

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Where can I find the expected move?

Looking to make an earnings play, but having a hard time choosing strike price? tastyworks has a tool to make it easier for you! The expected move is an analysis tool that allows you to see what the market expe...

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How to use tastyworks mobile

Check out this blog on how to use our mobile application!

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Liquidity Indicator

The "Liquidity Indicator" calculates the options liquidity based on open interest, bid/ask spread, and the number of strikes in the options chain. It is a four star system: 

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Step Up To Options Compass

If you're familiar with our Step Up To Options series, you may recognize the stock price compass below! We know that it can be hard to understand where buying and selling a put or call wins at first, so we've c...

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Searching for an underlying to place a trade in

The first step to setting up a trade is to load the underlying that you are interested in trading. You can do this by navigating to the Trade page and typing the symbol of the underlying into the search bar. Th...

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Opening an option chain

When you're on the Trade page you can bring up an option chain for either the call or put options. To open the option chain, simply click on the call or put icon located at the top of the Trade interface. O...

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Accessing charts in tastyworks

You can easily view charts on the tastyworks trade & grid pages. tastyworks features a chart for price, volatility, and option volume. To find a chart for an underlying from the trade page, follow the instr...

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Trade Page Overview (tastyworks web)

Here is a breakdown of what you can find on our tastyworks web trade page. Broken down into different sections, then button by button. To jump to section 1, Symbol Entry, click here. To jump to section 2,...

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Earnings Calendar

Many tastyworks and tastytrade viewers love to use stock options to trade earnings announcements. We do this to take advantage of the temporary state of high implied volatility. The tastyworks web platform ma...

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