Futures, Commodities, & Options

The derivatives markets have exploded in popularity, trading volume, and complexity over the years, providing more investing and trading choices than ever before. Whether making a directional bet, volatility play, or hedging risk, derivatives allow you to calibrate every position to maximize profit and minimize risk. Learn powerful analysis methods, diverse trade set-ups, and execution techniques from top professional investors and traders.

Articles on Futures, Commodities, & Options

Just as the market was providing an all-clear signal for a meaningful bounce from the bottom, then came along two of the scariest earnings reports in memory, states Steve Reitmeister of Reitmeister Total Return.
US Dollar weakness is underpinning a risk-on rally, observes Bill Baruch, president of BlueLineFutures.com.
Harry Domash is a leading specialist in income investing, maintaining a variety of model portfolios; in his Dividend Detective, he updates some buy recommendations among common stocks, funds and preferreds.
Neither the daily nor weekly Help Strategies triggered on Friday because the price bar was negative on both, exclaims Ian Murphy of MurphyTrading.com.
The S&P 500 (SPX) finished Friday unchanged at 3,901, states Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.
Despite gold’s recent decline, gold is in a major, primary bull market uptrend and it has been for many years, explains Mary Anne and Pamela Aden, resource specialists and editor of The Aden Forecast.
The big three royalty and streaming companies have just reported results; all three had good quarters — close to expectations and maintaining annual production guidance, reports Adrian Day, editor of Global Analyst.
We’re in one of the most challenging market environments in years, says Lucas Downey of Mapsignals.com.
The deluge of retailer earnings continued Wednesday, and this time the news was a catalyst for bears to sell, states Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.
For many years, we have focused on the seasonal aspect of stocks. Traditionally, stocks perform well from November to April and not so well from May to October, observes Alan Newman, market timing strategist and editor of CrossCurrents.

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2022 has created some major long-term signal changes. A clear, concise presentation is for investors who understand the importance of changing approaches as the market changes. At this important moment in time, you'll see valuable charts of the changes occurring by one of Canada's award-winning market technicians.

The presentation will focus the current economic forces that impact markets. It will discuss, among other topics, the impact of the geopolitical situation on overall economic activity, the tug of war between the virus and the economy, inflationary pressures and their impact in the trajectory of interest rates and asset allocation.
In this session, Alan will use a real-life example with a $100k ETF Select Sector SPDR portfolio. Covered call writing is a low-risk option-selling strategy that generates weekly or monthly cash flow. This presentation will demonstrate how to implement this strategy using a database of only 11 exchange-traded funds for a one-month option contract cycle. These are real-life trades taken directly from one of Dr. Ellman's portfolios with screenshots verifying each trade. A final monthly contract result compared to the performance of the S&P 500 will be calculated.

Topics included in this webinar:

  • What are the Select Sector SPDRs?
  • How to establish a covered call writing portfolio
  • What is the role of diversification?
  • What is the role of cash allocation?
  • Calculating initial returns
  • Analyzing each trade in the monthly contract
  • Final results and next steps
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No doubt you have already read many articles telling you how high inflation and an inverted yield curve have foreshadowed every recession in modern history. There is some truth to that. But there is also some fiction. 40-year investment veteran Steve Reitmeister will share with you his insights on this pressing matter along with his trading plan to stay one step ahead of the market.

In this presentation, Inna Rosputnia, CEO of Managed Accounts IR, shares her time-tested strategy. Join us to learn when and what assets to own in any economic environment.

Moreover, Inna will talk about conditions that move stocks, bonds, and gold, giving you a detailed guide on spotting the best buy and sell points in these markets. In addition, she shares her insights about upcoming trading opportunities and effective asset allocation.

Recession warnings abound, yet the Feds are determined to raise interest rates fast.
What's your best defense when the traditional assets of safety are vulnerable?


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This is rare—no one you know is in this asset class, says Jerremy Newsome, CEO and Co-Founder of reallifetrading.com. In this in-depth webinar, Mr. Newsome will be covering a very unique and extremely interesting asset class. Find out what makes this investment fun and lucrative with wild, sexy returns!
Midterm election years continue to be a volatile year for stocks as republicans and democrats vie for control for Congress, especially under new presidents. It's worst for new democratic presidents. Disappointment with the incumbent administration holds the market back through Q2-Q3, creating the next great buying opportunity—the perennial sweet spot of the four-year cycle. Jeff will relay how the market behaves under different political alignments as well his latest market outlook and seasonal investing opportunities in sector ETFs, top-ranked stocks, and the ins and outs of his best & worst Months Switching Strategies.

There are multiple cumulative and credible challenges to this US and global economic expansion, from inflation, shortages, wars, and now a hawkish Fed. However, we discuss why the recent recovery in equity markets is congruent with these headwinds. And we discuss what strategies might best leverage this environment.

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The growth of financial futures has been one of the most remarkable success stories in the markets. Their age is relatively green at just a little over 50 years old. Originally created to help farmers hedge against price changes between crop planting and harvesting, futures have grown since then to include interest rates, foreign exchange, metals, energy, weather, and even Bitcoin.

Whether trading agricultural commodities, energy futures, metals, stock indexes, or even the softs; futures provide the best bang for your buck. But leverage is a two-sided blade. In this section, MoneyShow.com trading experts provide a deep dive into the current futures market activity and price action to help you find ways to strengthen your portfolio, while mitigating risk and exploiting opportunities in these diverse markets.

Discover unique and critical futures trading strategies to help you generate more consistent profits and better manage your portfolio risk. From in-depth futures market economics to spread trading, you will take away new knowledge to help you better identify trading opportunities. Our contributors will share with you their time-tested commodities investing strategies and futures trading strategies. The insights you will learn will help you in your investing or trading with market intelligence that you cannot find elsewhere.

At the same time, the opportunities now available to individual traders in the option arena are astounding, having exploded in volume and complexity in recent years, offering option traders the ability to trade, hedge, or speculate in just about any stock, ETF, or commodity.

Our goal in these pages is to start you down the path of options trading and help you avoid many of the pitfalls that beginning options traders experience. Some of the top names in trading will familiarize you with options—what they are, how they work, and what opportunities they present. You’ll learn practical knowledge about when it is appropriate to buy/sell puts or calls, covered-call writing strategies, and advice on when to use each of these strategies. More experienced traders will learn profitable options trading strategies to help you make more money and better manage your portfolio risk.

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