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Grain Options Volatility Video! 2.01.2018

January 31st, 2018 Filed under Future Trading News, Grain Futures, Options Trading | Comment (0)

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La Niña: Grain Options’ Implied Volatility Languishes

By Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group

Video Highlights
  • Corn, Soybean options’ implied volatility languishes despite La Niña
  • La Niña can elevate grain volatility, has historically been bearish

Rise of non-U.S. grain producers could be limiting volatility.

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25 Options Strategies 12.22.2016

December 21st, 2016 Filed under Future Trading News | Comment (0)

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* 25 Proven Strategies for Trading Options

by CME Group

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. Download PDF here

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Have You Heard About Weekly Options? 8.17.2016

August 16th, 2016 Filed under Future Trading News, 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 August 17, 2016

Hello Traders,

Greetings!

Weekly options:

In the last few years the CME group added weekly options to a variety of markets. It started with the highly liquid mini SP 500 contract and then trickled down to other markets such as crude oil, gold, bonds, grains and currencies to name a few.

So what’s the big deal you may ask as there are many different futures contacts and options contracts listed on more than a few global exchanges?

From my point of view, the weekly options are a great tool for short term traders to have in their trading arsenal for two main reasons:

  1. Ability to use these weekly options as a way to speculate on the direction of the markets without the need to use stops.
  2. The weekly options offer the short term traders who use futures an alternative to placing stops by using the options as protection/insurance.

If you ever day-traded futures or traded futures for short term duration ranging from hours to days you know that trading without a stop is detrimental for your physical and financial well being…yet that being said many of us got stopped out to see the market coming right back to where we thought and wanted it to move towards…. Read the rest of this entry »


Futures Options Information & Levels 7.13.2016

July 12th, 2016 Filed under 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 July 13, 2016

Hello Traders,

Download our FREE report: Options on Futures.

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Quotes & Tools on Options with Cannon Trading 6.21.2016

June 20th, 2016 Filed under Future Trading News, 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 Tuesday June 21, 2016

Hello Traders,

A nice feature on our website that many don’t know about….a quick computerized summary of technical outlook for any market like the one below:

Quotes & Tools Feature on Options Trading

Start by bookmarking this page:
https://www.cannontrading.com/tools/futures-quotes-and-charts

Then select the market segment and specific market you want and finish by clicking on the E all the way to the right like in screen shot below:Quotes & Tools Feature

Of course you can also check option prices, customize charts and much more!

Feel free to call us at 800-454-9572 with any questions.

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