Trading

What are the commissions and fees to trade at tastyworks? (breakdown)
Sections Commission Rates Fee Summary for Stocks & ETFs Stock Transactions Fee Summary for Equity/ETF Options Options Transactions Example of Cap...
What happens to options after a stock split?
What do equities and boy bands have in common? At some point, they might split. Admittedly, when a split does occur, it creates a big mess. Fortunately, we’...
How many day trades do I have?
What is a day trade? Opening and closing a trade on the same trading day First, what is a day trade? A day trade occurs when an equity or equity options p...
Trading Limits & Position Limits
Does tastyworks have an order or position limit? Just like people, orders and portfolios come in all sizes. It’s okay if you’re a “Johnny One-Lot,” but if ...
What is a Hard-to-Borrow (HTB) fee and share availability?
What is a Hard-to-Borrow Fee? Heavily shorted stocks may be subject to a fee A lot happens in a split second when you line up a short stock order. Our cle...
What are Regulatory Fee Adjustments?
Why did my account have a Regulatory Fee Adjustment? Adjustments appear at the end of each week when there is trading activity If you like to look at your...
How are dividends paid?
When are dividends paid out? There are 4 important dates to know When dealing with dividends, there are four important dates you need to know. Knowing the...
Why do box spreads (and similar strategies) pose additional “hidden” risks?
Due to the nature and pricing of box spreads (and similar strategies), they can be especially susceptible to the risks associated with an early assignment. ...
What is a box spread?
What is a box spread? Generally speaking, there is no reason to trade box spreads  A box spread is a 4-leg option strategy with two strikes. A long box sp...
How do I calculate the P/L of a position after an assignment or exercise?
How do I reconcile my Position after an assignment or exercise? Did you get assigned on an option and now your P/L looks all funky? Well, reconciling your ...