Carley Garner

Carley Garner is an experienced futures and options broker with DeCarley Trading, a division of Zaner Group, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  She is also the author of Higher Probability Commodity Trading; A Trader's First Book on Commodities (two editions); Currency Trading in the Forex and Futures Markets; and Commodity Options.  Her e-newsletters, The DeCarley Perspective and The Financial Futures Report, have garnered a loyal following; she is also proactive in providing free trading education at www.DeCarleyTrading.com.

Carley is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, from which she earned dual bachelor’s degrees in finance and accounting.  Carley jumped into the options and futures industry with both feet in early 2004 and has become one of the most recognized names in the business.  Her commodity market analysis is often referenced on Jim Cramer’s Mad Money on CNBC and she is a regular contributor to TheStreet.com and its Real Money Pro service.

Carley authors a monthly column in Stocks & Commodities magazine and has been featured in the likes of Futures, Active Trader, Option Trader magazines, and many more.  She has been quoted by Investor’s Business Daily and The Wall Street Journal and has also been known to participate in radio interviews.  She can be found on the speaking circuit.  

Recent Articles By The Author

Are Treasuries Putting in a Double Top?

Are Treasuries Putting in a Double Top?

We believe the Treasury market will spend the next few months repricing to lower levels.

The Easy Money in Stocks Has Already Been Made: Expect Volatility Now

The Easy Money in Stocks Has Already Been Made: Expect Volatility Now

The risk of being 'long and wrong' is now elevated while the upside profit potential is likely minimal.

Everyone Is Short the Grain Market, but Should They Continue to Be?

Everyone Is Short the Grain Market, but Should They Continue to Be?

At some point, the grain markets will probably need to catch up with the stock market's enthusiasm over a pending trade deal.

Natural Gas Is Trading Counter-Seasonal, but It Probably Won't Last

Natural Gas Is Trading Counter-Seasonal, but It Probably Won't Last

This year we are seeing natural gas prices slump despite seasonal support.

Tech Stocks and Oil: Can This Unlikely Pair Stay Hot?

Tech Stocks and Oil: Can This Unlikely Pair Stay Hot?

Interestingly, these two asset classes have been positively correlated in recent months.

No Need to Fear, New Less-Scary Futures Contracts Are Almost Here

No Need to Fear, New Less-Scary Futures Contracts Are Almost Here

The CME is launching futures contracts to trade stock indices that make futures trading more accessible to retail traders.

Treasury Futures' Bearish Specs Finally Have Been Squeezed Out

Treasury Futures' Bearish Specs Finally Have Been Squeezed Out

Although the short squeeze wasn't as quick and swift as we thought it might be, it didn't disappoint in the end.

Gains in Gold Will Need to Be Hard Fought - Mind the Range

Gains in Gold Will Need to Be Hard Fought - Mind the Range

The gold market hasn't made progress in either direction since experiencing a sharp selloff in 2013.

Don't Believe the Hype: Finance Isn't a 'Boys' Club'

Don't Believe the Hype: Finance Isn't a 'Boys' Club'

Real Money's Carley Garner on developing a thick skin, a strong worth ethic and her path to becoming a successful commodity broker.

Is Oil Cheap or Expensive Right Now?

Is Oil Cheap or Expensive Right Now?

Crude oil is a highly emotional market and will always surpass a reasonably fair price to reach levels the market has no fundamental justification for.