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Options on Futures for Equity Traders & Support and Resistance Trading Levels 12.28.2021

December 27th, 2021 Filed under Future Trading News, Options Trading | Comment (0)

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Options on Futures for Equity Traders

In this “Options on Futures for Equity Traders” FREE Course you will learn:
  • Understanding Options Contract Details
  • Trading Options on Futures Using Strategies you Already Know
  • Influence of Pricing on the Option for Equity Traders
  • Why Options on Futures Gives Added benefit of Diversifying Risk
  • Trading Options During Economic Events

 

 

 

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

12-28-2021

 


Economic Reports, Source: 

https://bettertrader.co/ 

 

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.


Insight into Futures Options & Support and Resistance Levels 12.14.2021

December 13th, 2021 Filed under Future Trading News, Options Trading | Comment (0)

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Insight into Futures Options by John Thorpe

if you have read our blog for any length of time you’ll recognize that we believe for some traders, the use of relatively limited risk strategies for trading the Indices using weekly options rather than day trading the futures may be a more appropriate trading vehicle to employ your price analysis and manage your risk, I need to share with those of you who are interested, video vignettes comprising a short course to understanding “Options on Futures” specifically for Equity traders, it’s a 4 part short course I will share with you on this Friday’s “Cannon Weekly Newsletter” risk management is King!
In this “Options on Futures for Equity Traders” FREE Course you will learn:
  • Understanding Options Contract Details
  • Trading Options on Futures Using Strategies you Already Know
  • Influence of Pricing on the Option for Equity Traders
  • Why Options on Futures Gives Added benefit of Diversifying Risk
  • Trading Options During Economic Events
if you missed the course in the Nov 5 newsletter:
, then Friday will be a course with a slightly different angle to which you may reach a better understanding of how options can work for you in your trading arsenal

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

12-14-2021

Futures Support & Resistance Levels 12.13.2021

 


Economic Reports, Source: 

https://bettertrader.co/ 

BetterTrader Co 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 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

Dear Traders,

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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


FOMC Week & Economic Reports 9.16.2015

September 15th, 2015 Filed under Commodity Trading, Day Trading, Future Trading News, Futures Trading, Options Trading | Comment (0)

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1. Market Commentary
2. Futures Support and Resistance Levels – S&P, Nasdaq, Dow Jones, Russell 2000, Dollar Index
3. Commodities Support and Resistance Levels – Gold, Euro, Crude Oil, T-Bonds
4. Commodities Support and Resistance Levels – Corn, Wheat, Beans, Silver
5. Futures Economic Reports for Wednesday September 16, 2015

 

Hello Traders,

For 2015 I would like to wish all of you discipline and patience in your trading!

Big FOMC this week! Meeting takes place tomorrow and Thursday with much anticipated announcement and language on Thursday, 2 PM EST.

Futures Options 101:

Market Strategies

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

3. Neutral Market Strategies

Futures Options Trading
Spread Strategy
Description Reason to Use When to Use
Strangle Sell out of the money put and call Maximum use of time value decay Trading range market with volatility peaking
Arbitrage Bull and sell similar simultaneously Profit limited to debt Any time credit received
Calendar Sell near month, buy far month, same strike price Near month time value decays faster Small debit, trading range market
Butterfly Buy at the money call (put), sell 2 out of the money calls (puts), buy out of the money call (put) Any time credit received
Guts Sell in the money put and call Receive large premium Futures Options have time premium and market in trading range
Box Buy at the money put, sell out of the money put Small debit, bearish market
Ratio Call Buy call, sell calls of higher strike price Neutral, slightly bullish Large credit and difference between stroke price of option bought and sold
Conversion Buy futures, buy at the money put, and sell out of the money call Any time credit received

Futures Options Writing

Have you ever wondered who sells the futures options that most people buy? These people are known as the option writers/sellers. Their sole objective is to collect the premium paid by the option buyer. Option writing can also be used for hedging purposes and reducing risk. An option writer has the exact opposite to gain as the option buyer. The writer has unlimited risk and a limited profit potential, which is the premium of the option minus commissions. When writing naked futures options your risk is unlimited, without the use of stops. This is why we recommend exiting positions once a market trades through an area you perceived as strong support or resistance. So why would anyone want to write an option? Here are a few reasons:
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