In Option Trading 101 hosted in by Big Mike's Trading forum, we covered the basics of option trading such as defining outright calls and puts, the advantages and disadvantages to options, evaluating market conditions, and thinking outside of the box.
To review part 1 of this option trading series, please visit the archive (click here).
There are an unlimited number of "options" available to option traders. Through combinations of long and short futures and options, traders of all types, sizes and skill levels can create an appropriate means of speculation. Join us on February 25th to discuss the following topics:
Using short options to finance long options
Selling options to provide room for error in option positions
Trading debit spreads - Adjusting bull call and bear put spreads with additional premium collection
Trading examples with risk and break even analysis
*There is substantial risk of loss in trading futures and options!
Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 February 2013 13:40
The Basics of Commodity Trading
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Friday, 25 January 2013 07:14
A quick primer on the basics of commodity trading
In this educational trading video, Carley Garner of DeCarley Trading guest hosts a discussion with Robert Lang of Explosive Options and Real Money on risks and rewards of trading commodities with some real world examples; she also touches upon the mechanics of the commodity markets and the often overwhelming task of choosing a commodity brokerage firm.
Trading futures contracts outright can be a risky proposition.
Not only is it difficult to predict the direction of prices, but it
is even more challenging to time entry and exit from the
Carley Garner recently hosted a live webinar introducing how
futures traders can implement a hedging strategy that offers more
room for error while still leaving the door open should the overall
speculation prove to be accurate.
Although stop order placement is a popular risk management
Traders spend countless hours paper trading, studying charts and dissecting fundamentals but they often fail to prepare themselves for 90% of the challenge...emotion. DeCarley Trading believes that success is only minimally determined by strategy and knowledge. As a result, it is critical to be aware of the potential emotional obstacles that come with active trading, attempt to prevent them, identify them when they arrive, and behave accordingly. Join us for a discussion on effectively managing emotions before, during and after a trade.
Some of the topics covered will be:
o Psychological preparation for leveraged speculation
o Steps to keeping a clear mind before, during, and after a trade
o Tips to avoid the feeling of panic while trading
o Examples of emotional trading decisions and how to prevent yourself from making the wrong choices at the worst time
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There is a substantial risk of loss in trading futures and options.
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