Commodity trading doesn't have to come with unlimited risk and little room for error. Getting creative with options on futures can help traders to decrease leverage, manage risk, and improve the odds of success.Read More
Commodity broker, Carley Garner, speaks with the author of the Stock Traders' Almanac at the Las Vegas TradersExpo in November 2018.Read More
Carley will be outlining strategies including how to mimic stock market characteristics, such as limited risk and dividend income, in the commodity markets using creative uses of futures and options.
If you cannot attend the conference, you can still watch select presentations (including ours) for free via a LIVE STREAM enabling access to real-time market analysis, education, and trading strategies from some of the most renowned names in the trading business.
In addition to watching live from any streaming device, you'll receive free access to a virtual exhibit hall featuring dozens of company profiles where you can download in-depth research reports, newsletters, and videos from the industry’s top product and service providers.Read More
The primary disadvantage to trading futures relative to stocks is the lack of a dividend to cushion downside risk and the open-ended risk exposure. However, traders can utilize the options market to mimic these stock market characteristics in their futures trading. Further, there is a way to play the upside in commodities using a diversified basket of commodities with the purchase of a single futures contract. Join experienced commodity broker, Carley Garner, to find how to shift futures market participation toward investing, and away from high leveraged speculation.Read More
The DeCarley Trading mobile app is the ultimate communication tool complete with live streaming videos of our commodity trading educational events and interactive chat features. At a time in which email is becoming obsolete and SMS text messaging burdensome and expensive to overseas contacts, this futures market mobile app bridges the gap between the need to communicate in real time and the obstacles more traditional methods face. Armed with the ability to opt in or out for push notifications based on user interest, this communication app words toward streamlining desirable content for the user making for an efficient experience relative to other communication platforms (emails, websites, etc.).
*CURRENTLY ACTIVE CLIENTS RECEIVE COMPLIMENTARY FULL ACCESS.
*FUTURE CLIENTS WILL RECEIVE FULL ACCESS ON A TRIAL BASIS.
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.
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