Platform Numbers & Calculations

Reconcile Your Portfolio's Profits/Losses (P/L)
We all love to turn a profit, but when something is not going your way, that’s good to know too! No matter your analysis needs, reading the P/L figure on yo...
Why do I have a Pending Cash entry on my platform?
Have you recently made a deposit or withdrawal to your account? Or, did you get assigned short stock from a short call from a stock or ETF that went ex-divi...
Capital Requirement Per Position (Cap Req)
Are you trying to determine which positions are tying your portfolio's buying power? Well, look no further than the Capital Requirement Report window t...
ETF Equivalent Delta
Futures are a different animal, so we’ve built in a feature to help you understand your delta exposure by providing traders a different point of view: ETF d...
How is Net Liq Calculated?
What is Net Liq? Also known as Net Liquidation Value First, what is Net Liq? It is displayed at the top of the desktop and web-browser platform, and insid...
Probability of Profit (POP & ePoP)
What is the Probability of Profit (POP)? It is the chance of making at least $0.01 on a trade The Probability of Profit, or more commonly referred to as P...
View Pre-market or After-hours Price Movement
Where are pre-market or after-hours quotes displayed? Just look at the Bid and Ask price Stocks naturally move up or down during the regular trading sessi...
Chart Style Guide
The Chart tab in the tastyworks desktop trading platform has four different chart styles to help you with that. What is the difference between a candle ...
Balances Dropdown Menu
The balances dropdown in the desktop trading platform neatly displays your account balances. View your account's cash balance and other figures such as...
IV Rank vs. IV Percentile
IV Rank and IV Percentile both look at the current level of implied volatility (IV), but they are completely different metrics. What is IV Rank? IV ran...
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