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Weekly Newsletter 1074: Options 101 – FREE, Comprehensive Course + Levels for the Trading Week Ahead

November 5th, 2021 Filed under Options Trading, Weekly Newsletter | Comment (0)

Cannon Futures Weekly Letter Issue # 1074

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Options 101 – FREE, Comprehensive Course

“You Must Understand That There Is More Than One Path To The Top Of The Mountain.”- Miyamoto Musashi, A Book Of Five Rings: The Classic Guide To Strategy
Options on Futures 101 – Guide to different Future & Commodity options strategies.
Options on futures can be an exciting as well as confusing trading world. From simple calls and puts to advanced options strategies.
Introduction to Options
In this “Options 101” Course you will learn:
  • Understanding Options Contract Details
  • Explaining Call Options (Short and Long)
  • The mathematical expectation model and how it can decrease your losses
  • Understanding the Difference: European vs. American Style Options
  • Calculating Options Moneyness & Intrinsic Value
  • Introduction to Options Theoretical Pricing
  • Options on Futures vs. ETFs

Good Trading

Trading Futures, Options on Futures, and retail off-exchange foreign currency transactions involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.  You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change at any time when it comes to Futures Trading.

 

Futures Trading Levels

11-08.2021

Daily Futures Support & Resistance Levels 11.08.2021

 

Weekly Levels

Weekly Futures Support & Resistance Levels

 

Reports, First Notice (FN), Last trading (LT) Days for the Week:

https://mrci.com

Date Reports/Expiration Notice Dates

MRCI Reports

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 here in 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 judgement in trading


Weekly Newsletter1071: Options on Futures In Depth Information + Levels for the Trading Week Ahead 10.18.2021

October 15th, 2021 Filed under futures trading education, Options Trading, Weekly Newsletter | Comment (0)

Cannon Futures Weekly Letter Issue # 1071

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Trading 102: Options on Futures In Depth Information

( Note: When volatility is SO HIGH, options can provide additional ways for possible hedging and alternative speculation – our brokers will be happy to assist)

A comprehensive resource for information on options on futures

In this section you will read and learn about the following:

*Options Basics

*Options Strategies for Bullish set ups

*Options Strategies for Bearish set ups

*Options Strategies for Neutral set ups

*Selling Options Premium – an overview

And much more!
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Good Trading

Trading Futures, Options on Futures, and retail off-exchange foreign currency transactions involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.  You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change at any time when it comes to Futures Trading.

 

Futures Trading Levels

10-18.2021

 

Weekly Levels

 

Reports, First Notice (FN), Last trading (LT) Days for the Week:

https://mrci.com

Date Reports/Expiration Notice Dates

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 here in 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 judgement in trading


Weekly Newsletter 1069: 25 Strategies for Trading Options + Levels for the Trading Week 10.04.2021

October 1st, 2021 Filed under Future Trading News, Futures Trading, Options Trading, Trading Guide, Weekly Newsletter | Comment (0)

Cannon Futures Weekly Letter Issue # 1069

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25 Strategies For Trading Options
Learn about the 25 Proven Strategies for trading options on CME Group Futures for FREE!
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, backspread 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.

Trading 101: Free Course – An Introduction to Crude Oil

Good Trading

Trading Futures, Options on Futures, and retail off-exchange foreign currency transactions involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.  You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change at any time when it comes to Futures Trading.

 

Futures Trading Levels

10-04.2021

10.04.2021 Support & Resistance Levels

 

Weekly Levels

10.04.2021 Weekly Support & Resistance Levels

 

Reports, First Notice (FN), Last trading (LT) Days for the Week:

https://mrci.com

Date Reports/Expiration Notice Dates

Better Trader Report 10.04.2021

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 here in 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 judgement in trading


Weekly Newsletter #1051 Options on Futures, Market Pick on Gold and Futures Levels for the Week Ahead 5.17.2021

May 14th, 2021 Filed under Gold Futures, Weekly Newsletter | Comment (0)

Cannon Futures Weekly Newsletter Issue # 1051

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Trading 102: Options on Futures In Depth Information (Note: When volatility is SO HIGH, options can provide additional ways for possible hedging and alternative speculation – our brokers will be happy to assist)

A comprehensive resource for information on options on futures
In this section you will read and learn about the following:
*Options Basics
*Options Strategies for Bullish set ups
*Options Strategies for Bearish set ups
*Options Strategies for Neutral set ups
*Selling Options Premium – an overview
And much more!

Market Pick Review for the Week:

Gold futures finished the trading week with strength. Looking at the daily chart below, I like the formation and the strength into the weekly close to confirm two trading signals I personally like:
The Blue arrow (highlighted) and the bars turning green (Highlighted as well)
Gold Futures Chart Outlook
To access a free trial to the ALGOS shown in the chart along with other tools? (Arrows possible buy/sell, diamonds = possible exit/ tighten stops) visit and sign up for a free trial for 21 days with real-time data.
Good Trading

Trading Futures, Options on Futures, and retail off-exchange foreign currency transactions involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.  You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change at any time when it comes to Futures Trading.

 

Futures Trading Levels

5-17-2021

 

Weekly Levels

Reports, First Notice (FN), Last trading (LT) Days for the Week:

https://mrci.com

Date Reports/Expiration Notice Dates

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


Futures Options 101 1-30-2018

January 29th, 2018 Filed under Future Trading News, Options Trading | Comment (0)

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Front month for crude oil and Natural gas is March.

Front month for gold is now April.

Market Strategies using options

1. Bullish Market Strategies

Futures Options Trading
Spread Strategy
Description Reason to Use When to Use
Buy a call Strongest bullish option position Loss limited to premium Undervalued option with volatility increasing
Sell a put Neutral bullish option position Profit limited to debt Small debit, bullish market
Vertical Bull Calls Buy call, sell call of higher strike price Loss limited to debt Small debit, bullish market
Vertical Bull Puts Buy put, sell put of higher strike price Loss limited to price difference Large credit, bullish market

2. Bearish Market Strategies

Futures Options Trading
Spread Strategy
Description Reason to Use When to Use
Buy a put Strongest bearish option position Loss limited to premium Undervalued option with volatility increasing
Sell a call Neutral bearish option position Profit limited to premium Option overvalued, market flat, bearish
Vertical Bear Calls Buy at the money put, sell out of the money put Loss limited to debt Small debit, bearish market
Vertical Bear Puts Sell call, buy call of higher strike price Loss limited to stroke price difference minus credit Large credit, bearish market

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