DeCarley Trading and Big Mike's Trading forum teamed up to present "Getting Started in Commodity Option Trading: Part 1"

 Click on the thumbnail below to begin watching this beginning options on futures trading video.


In this beginning option course we'll discuss:

  1. The definition and types of options
  2. Ideal conditions for buying and selling options
  3. Why trade options?
  4. The difference between options on stocks and options on futures
  5. Option buying and selling trading examples
  6. Sell futures, buy a put, or sell a call?
  7. Thinking outside the box when trading options on futures


Futures and Options Trading Booksby Carley Garner

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