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Trading Commodities in Volatility Educational Video

Watch this video to learn about market volatility strategies using both futures and options colorarrowssmall

Although it requires great patience and discipline, and comes with elevated risks, nothing captures the opportunity of volatility quite like option trading. The highest probability trades are often made possible by sudden spikes in volatility. In this class we will discuss the practice of constructing and using volatility strategies. Some of the topics discussed will include:

 

- Being prepared for volatility, even when it seems unlikely
- Be aware of volatility measures
- Shopping for option strategies once the ball drops
- Using covered calls in search of a mean reversion
- Delta neutral trading
- Ratio Spreads
- Counter-trend option selling
- Selling premium to hedge futures trades
- And more...

 

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