Is the Treasury rally just getting started?

Treasury bonds have gone from a hot potato asset nobody wanted to hold to an asset that has staged a historically sharp rally. Like most rallies, capitulation selling made it possible. Panicked selling in government-issued fixed-income securities left investors sidelined and speculators massively short the market. However, the COT (Commitments of Traders) data via the CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) tells us that we are merely beginning to unwind what was one of the most significant overcrowded trades in history. Jim Cramer discussed this on the December 12th episode of Mad Money on CNBC.

 

Futures and Options Trading Booksby Carley Garner

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Choosing a Futures Broker and Brokerage Service

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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

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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?

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