If you are currently trading options on futures or are interested in exploring them further, check out our newly updated trading guide, featuring 25 commonly used options strategies, including butterflies, straddles, strangles, backspreads and conversions. Each strategy includes an illustration demonstrating the effect of time decay on the total option premium involved in the position.
Options on futures rank among our most versatile risk management tools, and are offered on most of our products. Whether you trade options for purposes of hedging or speculating, you can limit your risk to the amount you paid up-front for the option while maintaining your exposure to beneficial price movements. To learn more about CME Group options, you can also visit our Options page
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25 Proven Options Trading Strategies
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The U.S. dollar index is a basket of six major world currencies stacked up against the greenback. See on the daily bar chart for the USDX that prices have been trending lower from the January high.
The U.S. dollar bulls are fading, which is good news for most of the raw commodity sector.--Jim
9:00 AM CDT - Existing Home Sales(Mar)
2:00 PM CDT - Cattle On Feed
LT: Apr Nikkei Options(CME)
Apr Russell Options(CME)
May 2,5,10 Year Notes Options(CBT)
May Notes Options(CBT)
May Bonds Options(CBT)
May Canola Options(CBT)
May Wheat Options(CBT)
May Corn Options(CBT)
May Oats Options(CBT)
May Rough Rice Options(CBT)
May Soybeans,Soymeal,Soyoil Options(CBT)
2:00 PM CDT - Cold Storage
FN: May Crude Lt(NYM)
8:00 AM CDT - FHFA Housing Price Index(Feb)
8:00 AM CDT - Case-Shiller Home Price Index(Feb)
9:00 AM CDT - Consumer Confidence(Apr)
9:00 AM CDT - New Home Sales(Mar)
3:30 PM CDT - API Energy Stocks
LT: May Copper Options(CMX)
May Silver Options(CMX)
May Gold Options(CMX)
May Natural Gas Options(NYM)
May RBOB & ULSD Options(NYM)
6:00 AM CDT - MBA Mortgage Applications Index
9:30 AM CDT - EIA Petroleum Status Report
2:00 PM CDT - Dairy Products Sales
7:30 AM CDT - Chain Deflator-Adv(Q1)
7:30 AM CDT - Employment Cost Index(Q1)
7:30 AM CDT - GDP-Adv(Q1)
8:45 AM CDT - Chicago PMI(Apr)
9:00 AM CDT - Michigan Sentiment-Final(Apr)
FN: May Gold & Silver(CMX)
May Platinum & Palladium(NYM)
May Rough Rice(CBT)
LT: Apr Fed Funds(CME)
Apr Live Cattle(CME)
May RBOB & ULSD(NYM)
Apr Fed Funds Options(CME)
May Lumber Options(CME)
7:30 AM CDT - PCE Prices(Mar)
7:30 AM CDT - Personal Income & Spending(Mar)
7:30 AM CDT - PCE Prices-Core(Mar)
9:00 AM CDT - Construction Spending(Mar)
9:00 AM CDT - ISM Index(Apr)
2:00 PM CDT - Cotton System
2:00 PM CDT - Grain Crushings
2:00 PM CDT - Fats & Oils
FN: May Orange Juice(ICE)
1:00 PM CDT - Auto & Truck Sales
2:00 PM CDT - API Energy Stocks
Disclaimer: This calendar is compiled from
sources believed to be reliable. Moore Research Center, Inc.
assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions. It is meant
as an alert to events that may affect trading strategies and is not
necessarily complete. The release dates for certain economic
reports may have been rescheduled.
* Please note that the information contained in this letter is intended for clients, prospective clients, and audiences who have a basic understanding, familiarity, and interest in the futures markets.
** The material contained in this letter is of opinion only and does not guarantee any profits. These are risky markets and only risk capital should be used. Past performances are not necessarily indicative of future results.
*** This is not a solicitation of any order to buy or sell, but a current market view provided by Cannon Trading Inc. Any statement of facts herein contained are derived from sources believed to be reliable, but are not guaranteed as to accuracy, nor they purport to be complete. No responsibility is assumed with respect to any such statement or with respect to any expression of opinion herein contained. Readers are urged to exercise their own judgment in trading!
RISK DISCLOSURE: Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results. The risk of loss in futures trading can be substantial, carefully consider the inherent risks of such an investment in light of your financial condition.