This video will detail the manner in which to execute a commodity option trade through your commodities broker.
This video will detail the manner in which to execute a futures trade through your commodities broker.
It is essential to understand option expiration, exercising, and assignment as a commodity option trader. Know these principles, whether purchasing outright calls or puts, selling or “writing” option contracts, or using complex option spread strategies. Not only will you be better equipped for such events, but also having this acumen could potentially improve your trading performance.
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