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

How Day Traders Can Limit Speculative Risk

How Day Traders Can Limit Speculative Risk

Short-dated long options offer an alternative to futures when speculating.

How Day Traders Can Limit Risk

How Day Traders Can Limit Risk

Short-dated long options offer an alternative to futures when speculating.

Don't Forget to Look at the Big Picture

Don't Forget to Look at the Big Picture

Even day traders need to be aware of where things stand for the long term.

Are Short-Term Interest Rates Bottoming? Here's A Low-Risk Speculative Play

Are Short-Term Interest Rates Bottoming? Here's A Low-Risk Speculative Play

We like the idea of purchasing call options in the December eurodollar futures market.

Oil Is Soaring, But Natural Gas Might Be the Real 'Sleeper Trade' Here

Oil Is Soaring, But Natural Gas Might Be the Real 'Sleeper Trade' Here

Natgas remains nearly flat Wednesday even as crude adds 3%.

$70 Crude Oil Is an Inflection Point -- Now Is Not the Time to Be Greedy

$70 Crude Oil Is an Inflection Point -- Now Is Not the Time to Be Greedy

If ever there was an overcrowded bullish trade in crude oil, it is now.

Trade a Basket of 22 Commodities with a Single Lower-Risk Futures Contract

Trade a Basket of 22 Commodities with a Single Lower-Risk Futures Contract

The Bloomberg Commodity Index is a great way for relatively low stress, hands-off, commodity exposure.

Trade 22 Commodities in 1 Futures Contract

Trade 22 Commodities in 1 Futures Contract

The Bloomberg Commodity Index is a great way for relatively low stress, hands-off, commodity exposure.

Gold and Bitcoin Likely to Suffer at the Hands of a Stronger Dollar

Gold and Bitcoin Likely to Suffer at the Hands of a Stronger Dollar

Look for the 'quasi-currencies' to become more positively correlated.

Gold, Bitcoin Could Drift Lower From Here

Gold, Bitcoin Could Drift Lower From Here

The two 'alternative currencies' are likely to become more positively correlated.