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Futues For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner FULL SERVICE OR SELF SERVICE? Should I use a full-service futures and option broker or trade for myself online? This is a decision that is often made with little research or thought but has the potential to have the bi

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner WHAT SHOULD WE BE LOOKING FOR? The new year is the time in which many traders rethink their strategy and circumstances. What are some pointers on what we should be looking for in a futures and options broker? First, le

Futures For You by Carley Garner

Futures For You by Carley Garner

Futures For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner BUTTERFLY VS. CONDOR What is the difference between an iron butterfly and a condor? Before examining the discrepancies between these strategies along with their advantages and disadvantages, let me note that option ter

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner SPREAD, SCENARIOS, AND STRATEGIES My broker seems to use the term "spread" to describe several scenarios and strategies, and sometimes it can be difficult to follow. Can you explain the different uses and definitions?

Futures For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner ON SPREADS What is a futures spread? The terminology involved in futures spread trading often seems like a foreign language. This can cause those who aren't familiar with the practice to misinterpret the vocabulary. De

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner CONTANGO! In futures industry language, what does "contango" mean? Commentators often use contango in reference to the commodity markets because it sounds exciting. The true meaning of the word is less than thrilling;

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner OPTIONS OR FUTURES? Should I be trading commodity options or commodity futures? This is a difficult question to answer because it is a decision that traders must make based on their tolerance for risk, their personalit

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner COMMODITIES AND RECESSIONS Is it safe to invest in commodities during an economic recession? Given the economic turmoil we are experiencing, I have been asked this question often. Before I answer, there are a few point

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner FUTURES VS. FOREX What are the advantages of trading currency futures as opposed to forex? The popularity of foreign exchange (spot currency) trading has exploded, thanks to low margins, seemingly low transaction costs,

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner As a futures trader, should I place stop orders in the electronic overnight markets or only in the day session? This is a personal preference and the decision should be made independently for each market. Several years

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner SPLITTING THE BID? Option traders often talk about "splitting the bid" or "midpoint"; what are they referring to? All markets, whether we are talking about cars, houses, groceries, stocks, currencies, futures, or optio

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner CURRENCY FUTURES VS FOREX What are the advantages of trading currency futures as opposed to foreign exchange? If you recall from the April 2010 column, we discussed the implications of government regulation, dealing d

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner With margins at or near all-time highs, how should a small speculator approach commodity trading? Very carefully. The futures exchanges have effectively doubled, even tripled, if not more, the margin required to hold ma

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner CALCULATING With Treasury futures at or near an all-time high, I would like to begin trading options on bond and note futures but I am having difficulty calculating profit, loss, and risk. Figuring in Treasury options

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner WHY TRADE FUTURES? Many beginning commodity traders are migrants from the world of stock trading, but before making the transition they often ask why they should trade futures. The answer is simple, but the decision to

Futures For You by Carley Garner

Futures For You by Carley Garner

Futures For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner VIX FUTURES How can I trade Vix futures? On March 26, 2004, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) listed a futures contract with its volatility index (Vix), often referred to as the fear index, as the underlying as

Futures For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner STOCK INDEX FUTURES VS EQUITY INDEX PRODUCTS Are there advantages to trading stock index futures over equity index products such as Spdrs or individual stocks? There are many more participants in the equity markets th

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TOOLS, TOOLS, TOOLS What are your thoughts on some of the geometrical technical analysis tools such as Fibonacci rulers, Elliott wave theory, and Gann fans? Geometric charting tools, sometimes referred to as advanced charting tools, require

Futures For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner AS AN INDEPENDENT TRADER I am currently trading with my own money on futures (commodities, indexes, interest rates, currencies, for about 10 years) and would like to start trading with larger accounts. My performance ov

Futures For You by Carley Garner

Futures For You by Carley Garner

Futures For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Why are there dramatic differences in the way the yen is quoted in the futures market relative to the foreign exchange market?

Futures For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I want to speculate in silver, but I don't have the margin or the risk tolerance for futures. Is there a better way?

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...WHAT DO GAP TRADERS WANT? What exactly are gap traders looking for? For those unfamiliar with gap trading, a price gap occurs when there is a significant difference in the closing price of the previous session relative to the opening price of

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Daytrading seems to provide traders with less risk than position trading because there is no overnight exposure. How do you feel about the strategy?

  • Interview The World Of Commodities With Carley Garner by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview The World Of Commodities With Carley Garner by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Alaron broker and analyst Carley Garner has been involved with the markets for years and is actively educating traders through web content and online seminars at CommodityT

  • Interview: All About Trading Commodities With Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodities market analyst, author, and passionate trader, Carley Garner has done her part in helping commodity traders understand the notorious nature of the futures markets. She is the author of Higher Probability Commodity Trading and A Trader's First

  • Synthetic Swing Trading by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:10 (44-50): Synthetic Swing Trading by Carley Garner Trading successfully means being aware of support & resistance levels. Here are some examples to help you understand the world of option trading. Because markets tend to tr

  • The Cash Cow by Carley Garner with Paul Brittain

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:8 (24-27): The Cash Cow by Carley Garner with Paul Brittain Here's a look at a side of short option trading that you cannot ignore. On the surface, selling options for the sole purpose of premium collection appears irrational

Tips & Tricks For Trading Commodities by Carley Garner







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