10/08/13 - 06:02 PM EDT
This trade would stand to profit if the front of the yield curve declines, as traders would make a greater profit on the March futures than they would lose on the December contract.
10/07/13 - 04:54 PM EDT
Realized vol, correlation, implied vol, and term structure -- are probably the most meaningful signals of what's happening in the market.
10/04/13 - 07:54 AM EDT
Here are three things you should know before trading a spread between two futures contracts in the same market
10/03/13 - 07:43 AM EDT
While high supply levels and the potential dampening of overseas demand should keep a lid on prices for the medium term, traders looking to position for a countertrend move in the short term can do so at historically favorable prices using options.
09/30/13 - 08:26 AM EDT
There are two areas of risk if the struggle within the GOP continues into late October and the Treasury runs out of borrowing capacity.
09/27/13 - 09:33 AM EDT
We can group the products traded on futures exchanges into four primary categories: financial futures, energy futures, agricultural futures, and metals futures.
09/26/13 - 01:07 PM EDT
"I only come here to piggyback on the trades," says the guy who is missing out on the most valuable parts of this site.
09/25/13 - 09:36 AM EDT
Record low levels of option implied volatility in the euro provide an excellent way for traders to position themselves for the next move.
09/20/13 - 01:18 PM EDT
Jared Woodard of Condor Options shows how to use the Trade Station platform to maximize your futures trading experience.
09/19/13 - 05:04 PM EDT
Once you understand that futures prices are driven by more than just the spot price, it is possible to remove some of the confusion about securities products that use futures to track the price of important commodities.