Trading

What are the commissions and fees to trade at tastyworks? (breakdown)
Sections Commission Rates Fee Summary for Stocks & ETFs Stock Transactions Options Transactions Example of Capped Options Commissions Futures Mi...
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 do I know how many day trades I've done?
What is a day trade? Opening and closing a trade in the same day First, what is a day trade? A trade becomes a “day trade” when an equity or equity option...
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 are made at the end of each week If you're somebody that likes to look at their rece...
How are dividends paid?
Sections Long Stock Short Stock (also from short call assignment) DRIP: Dividend Reinvestment Program Long Stock Getting paid the dividend Do ...
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 early assignment. The...
What is a box spread?
A box spread is a 4-leg option strategy with two strikes. A long box spread consists of a debit call spread, and a debit put spread with the same strikes. A...
How do I calculate the P/L of a position after an assignment or exercise?
Did you get assigned on an option and now your P/L looks all funky? Well, reconciling your portfolio after being assigned or exercised is quite simple. Assu...