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Risk and Opportunities of Futures and Options Trading

Ilan Levy Mayer, Vice President of Cannon Trading, shares with you Guide to Risk and Opportunities of Futures and Options Trading. Download the booklet for free by filling out the form to the right

The publication available here for free download was put together by our regulators, the NFA (National Futures Association) and is recommended reading prior to trading commodities on the futures market.

This 93 page booklet includes a variety of topics related to trading futures, options, hedging, regulation, spreads, strategies, the exchanges. and much more futures trading is risky and can involve significant losses.

Futures & Options

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Learn about a series of trading topics:
  • The Process of Price Discovery
  • The Arithmetic of Futures Trading
  • Basic Trading Strategies: Buying (Going Long)to Profit from an Expected Price Increase /Selling (Going Short) to Profit from an Expected Price Decrease
  • The Arithmetic of Option Premiums
  • Who Writes Options and Why AND MUCH MUCH MORE......

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Trading commodity futures and options involve substantial risk of loss. The recommendations contained in this letter are of opinion only and do 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 futures 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 the 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!

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