I wanted to provide a quick update on the ES position from the MDA Snap Shot from yesterday 12/14/15. Below you will see an updated chart showing the entry and real-time market snap shot. For those who are still in this trade it is decision-making time.
The January WTI vs Brent Crude oil trade I have been holding finally broke out of the short term channel I highlighted on our last update.
Look at the breakdown in heating oil today! We are hitting on 15 year low prices in this spread relationship. Our position is really moving in our direction. At the time of this update the spread position traded last @ -.1332 (+$1898 before fees.) I wanted to provide an update on our position and see where we may go from here.
Often, there are a number of traders with a bad taste left in their mouths after they trade options. More often than not though, this distaste is from a lacking risk management plan – not the instrument. In this article, I am going to introduce two simple concepts for managing risk with your option positions.
Learn how to execute orders directly from the charts by clicking on the chart itself. Order entry and trade management using the chart will be covered in this tutorial.
This article orginially appeared on June 04, 2010 in FutureSource’s Fast Break Newsletter, where Brian is a regular contributor. How difficult do you find it to enter into the market? If you think about it, “getting in” is not that difficult. The common problem that many traders face is not getting into a trade… the… Read more.
A covered call/put is an option strategy used by traders who hold a long/short futures position and sell a call/put option on the same underlying futures.
In marketing my services I offer the user’s Guide to Swing Trader’s Insight (STI). I call the STI user’s guide a “Guide to Swing Trading Futures”.