US markets received a barrage of key economic data points last week that pointed to an improving US growth trajectory.
While the US economy is improving, the improvement probably isn’t definitive enough to satisfy US equities, which have recently carved out fresh new all-time highs.
Savvy traders, who understand the term structures of futures markets, often use the butterfly futures spread to isolate certain contracts in which they feel demand or supply will be the strongest or weakest.
A few months back, the CME Group launched weekly grain options for corn, wheat, and soybeans. On Sunday, September 25th, the CME Group will introduce Live Cattle and Soybean Oil/Meal weekly options. These options, short term in nature, will trade just like the monthly options that we all know. Each weekly option will have a… Read more.
All too often I hear about traders missing “The Big Move” because they fear losing money in a volatile market. This is a very real fear and one to be respected. However, if the traders had known about long option strangles, they would have been able to participate with a known risk. This article will… Read more.