Carley Garner - One of the most frustrating aspects of trading commodities is getting comfortable with how each contract is quoted, what the point value or multiplier of each contract is and most importantly how to calculate the profit, loss and risk of a trade.
Carley Garner - Throughout my journey in the markets, I have yet to find a fool proof way to guarantee profitable trading, but what I am certain of is that you owe it to yourself to fully understand the products and markets that you intend to trade before risking a singl
Larry Williams - Whether you trade it, invest in it, or just wear it - Larry Williams considers some gold price clues.
Dave Baker - If you're not yet ready to join the high-rollers, spreadbetting may be the place to cut your trading teeth.
Stan Freifeld - Okay, so it probably won't make you rich knowing more about option symbols than 99 percent of the non-professional options traders out there, but it will keep you from making mistakes when dealing with your broker, and in some circles, can make you a hit
14 Apr, 2008 in Options
Stan Freifeld - I've recently written about the popular strategies of Straddles and Strangles. For the most part, they were discussed from the long side. Obviously, there is another side to this story, and that is the short side, selling the Straddle or Strangle.
10 Nov, 2008 in Options
Don Dawson - Don Dawson gives an insight into trading of inter - commodity futures using less capital than outright futures positions and how this can reduce risk through hedging
Josip Causic - In this article we go over three possible outcomes for a Bear Call spread at the expiry. Those scenarios involve the price of the underlying closing within the spread, above the sold call, and below the sold call.
11 May, 2009 in Options
Gabe Velazquez - This week I will review one of the first skills that a new trader must learn before he can engage the markets which is the identification of low risk entries.