20 years ago, trading commodities was a practice reserved for the wealthy or well connected, but in today’s environment traders of all sizes can participate. Over the years the Chicago Mercantile Exchange has brought the commodity markets to the masses via improvements in technology but more importantly by listing products with smaller contract sizes and, therefore, dramatically lower margin and risk. Join Carley Garner, and experienced futures broker, to discuss the hidden gems of the commodity markets, minis and micros. *MANY OF THE TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS CLASS ARE FEATURED IN HIGHER PROBABILITY COMMODITY TRADING.
• What are mini and micro futures contracts?
• What about liquidity? • How to scale trade mini and micro futures.
• Calculating profit, loss, and risk • Account size and position sizing for minis and micros
• Increased odds of success with smaller contract sizes
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The book, which is focused on futures and options trading strategies and commodity market analysis, was written by an experienced commodity broker. It was recently reviewed by Michael Carr of the Technically Speaking trading newsletter. See pages 19 through 22 of the file below by clicking on the cover image:Read More
In the 18th Traders World Online Expo, Carley Garner of DeCarley Trading offers a complimentary video aimed at helping traders learn the nuances of swing trading in the commodity markets using futures and options.
Swing Traders in the commodity markets must take an unconventional approach to speculation and risk management. Join Carley and she discusses the idea of going against the grain to improve the odds of success in futures and options trading, lays out the reality of trend trading, the use of stop loss orders or options for protection, buying and selling options to protect futures market positions, and much more!Read More
In this book on commodity trading, experienced commodity broker Carley sheds light on topics rarely discussed in futures trading books. Here is a sneak peak of what it has to offer. This video scratches the surface of the following topics:
* Is the trend really your friend?
* Swing trading - "Buy" fear and "sell" greed
* Rethinking stop loss orders and risk management
Jim Cramer invited experienced commodity broker and futures market analyst, Carley Garner, to share her thoughts on commodity indices such as the Goldman Sachs Commodity Index and the Dow Jones Commodity Index for the October 18th episode of Mad Money on CNBC.
"Carley discusses many alternative market concepts and views such as option selling techniques, hedging futures positions with options and even combining fundamentals, seasonal, sentiment, and technical analysis to gauge market changes."
*If you own one of Carley's books, bring it along and she will sign it!
Experienced commodity broker and frequent contributor to Jim Cramer's Mad Money, Carley Garner, will present to a live audience at the Brookfield IL public Library on December 10th, 2016 at 11:00 am. Carley has recently released her fourth book titled "Higher Probability Commodity Trading" and will be discussing many of the hard lessons detailed in her book and learned throughout her career, which has spanned well over a decade.Read More
The practice of option selling is a controversial strategy for commodity option traders to partake in. Many brokerage firms outright forbid the practice; others allow it, but there are often strings attached. However, there are a limited number of brokerage services that recognize despite the challenges of option selling, it likely offers the highest long-term prospects for successful trading. Accordingly, such brokers give their clients the freedom to implement a short option strategy. We are a part of the minority commodity brokers that believe our clients should be given the opportunity to sell options without hassle. Nevertheless, option selling is far from an “easy-money” venture; there is a reason many brokerage firms shy away from option selling.Read More
Nevertheless, there are some compelling arguments to suggest that option sellers face favorable odds of success over option buyers, or outright futures traders. But, even putting the odds in your favor doesn’t guarantee a favorable outcome. Here are some aspects of option selling that should be considered before employing a premium collection strategy.Read More