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19

Dec

High IV Rank VS Low IV Rank Credit Spreads

High IV Rank VS Low IV Rank Credit Spreads Do High IV Rank Credit Spreads Outperform Low IV Rank Credit Spreads?   Tasty Trade claims that traders have a huge advantage when selling option premium when IV Rank is 50% or higher.  We ran a back test from 2005 to 2015 using SPX to validate their […]

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18

Dec

Tasty Trade IVR Credit Spread Back Test

Credit Spreads With 50+ IV Rank… Do They Really Work? Tasty Trade Teaches that 50+ IVR Credit Spreads Consistently Produce Winning Trades The bull put credit spread is a very common options strategy, but is it really profitable when you just put it on based on POP calculations and do not apply any risk management? Some gurus […]

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10

Dec

SPX Bull Put Spreads Taught by Tasty Trade

Tasty Trade SPX Credit Spread Trading System: A Closer Look An option trader asked us to back test a credit-spread system by Tasty Trade, where they claimed the trading system outperformed the best mutual fund from mid 2010 to mid 2015 by over 100%.  Tom Sosnoff states that mutual funds are “garbage” in his presentation. The SPX Weekly bull-put credit […]

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26

Aug

Tasty Trade Performance

Tasty Trade Performance After performing an online search we could not find any statistics on the performance of Tasty Trade’s trade picks.  We’d like to hear from Tasty Trade followers. How did you do over the global market turmoil during August of 2015?  Did the TT philosophy of closing your winners and letting your losers […]

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24

Aug

Market Plummets Volatility Soars

MARKET PLUMMETS, VOLATILITY SOARS Popular options strategies are crushed. Weekly credits lose 68%, calendars lose 52%. SPX BEGINS TO FREE-FALL (8/17/15 – 8/21/15) Popular Strategies Sustain Huge Losses During Global Blood Bath We’ve seen it happen over and over again for decades, but more often than not, option traders choose high probability trades without considering […]

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