Intro to trading Commodity Option Spreads on CityTrader
In this video, we discuss the advantages and disadvantages of various option spread trading on the newly available CityTrader futures and options trading platform.
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.
Some of the topics highlighted will include:
- Why CityTrader might be a good choice for option traders
- Why position traders might enjoy CityTrader
- Use this platform on a Mac without third-party software such as Parallels
- Building and trading option spreads
- Advantages and disadvantages of common option spread strategies
- Trading vertical spreads, Christmas trees, covered calls/puts, diagonal spreads, and more with a few clicks of the mouse!