Stock and bond investors have had a rough year. As a result, there is a historically large amount of cash sitting on the sidelines waiting to be put back into the financial markets. If you are holding cash with the intention of investing at better levels in the stock market, but don't want to miss out if a bull market emerges could consider a risk reversal strategy using e-Mini S&P 500 futures options in which traders sell put options and use the proceeds to buy call options. This provides some upside exposure with the ability to "go long" by taking delivery of the underlying futures contract at the strike price of the short put should the market correction persist to lower levels.

Futures and Options Trading Booksby Carley Garner

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Choosing a Futures Broker and Brokerage Service

Full-Service or Online Trading?

The decision to trade online or through a full-service commodity broker will undoubtedly make a large impact on your bottom line.

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A Fair Commission Rate vs. Low Commission

To look at commission rates objectively, we must understand the background of the futures industry and how brokerages accept risk for fees.

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Choosing a Commodity Brokerage Firm

Deciding on a commodity brokerage firm is a significant decision and shouldn’t be taken lightly. Not all traders and brokers are compatible.

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Choosing a Futures and Options Broker

Most traders in search of a futures broker are concerned primarily with trading platforms, commission, and quality guidance.

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The Truth about Futures Commission

The goal of futures trading should be to MAKE money, not SAVE it! Discount commodity brokers cut corners that cost their clients time & money.

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Commodities via Futures or ETFs?

A key difference to trading commodity futures over ETFs is leverage, but there is more to discuss, such as taxes, market hours, and efficiency.

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