The TradersEXPO is a three-day conference designed specifically for active traders and has taken place in New York for 16 years running. The 2018 expo will highlight global macro, cryptocurrencies, and futures trading. Before and after our presentation, registrants will have access to an interactive exhibit hall to shop the latest in trading tools and services.
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Trading futures and options can be complicated, but your commodity order entry platform doesn't have to be. CityTrader by Vela (formerly OptionsCity) is a newly available trading platform offered to DeCarley Trading brokerage clients. This platform exudes convenience and simplicity without giving up functionality. Join experienced futures broker, Carley Garner, to discuss the advantages and features of utilizing CityTrader via DeCarley Trading.
We deeply appreciate the opportunity afforded to us by our clients and colleagues for the opportunity to participate in this weekend's investor symposium in New York hosted by TheStreet.com.
Some of the topics discussed were the advantages of trading futures and options on futures vs. speculating in stocks and stock options. We also made some guesses regarding the fate of the crude oil market. See the links below for video and text.
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In their quest for trading commodities profitably, beginning traders spend a substantial amount of time studying market theory, various types of market analysis, and paper-trading in the futures and options markets. Yet, almost all of them fail to take the necessary steps to ensure their trading environment is conducive for the profits they seek. A Trader’s First Book on Commodities aims to fill the void in trading literature that overlooks the importance in making the right decisions before ever placing a commodity trade such as fully understanding market mechanics and logistics, choosing a proper trading platform, understanding order types, being aware of market data fees and policies, how to quote and calculate profit or loss in each of the commodity markets, preparing for margin calls, and the only magic in trading–humility.
Join us to discuss how to get started selling options on futures. In this video, experienced futures and options broker, Carley Garner, outlines the advantages and disadvantages of option selling and highlights the various futures options premium collection strategies, setting up a proper brokerage arrangement, and offers tips and tricks to better the odds of a short option strategy.
Too many traders flock to the convenience of commodity ETFs such as USO, WEAT, UNG, etc. without realizing the glaring inefficiencies of doing so. Commodity futures offer traders a liquid arena for efficient and pure price speculation without administrative costs, rebalancing expenses, and other inefficiencies found in commodity ETFs. In this video we talk about how traders can reduce futures market leverage and volatility via account funding, and offer tips and tricks to commodity market speculation, choosing a commodity trading strategy, and trade rules to live (or die) by.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
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