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?
Those unfamiliar with futures market slang can be misled by the use of some commonly used terms in the world of commodities. Early on, I too found myself confused. Accordingly, I devoted an entire chapter in my latest book, A Trader's First Book On Commodities, to deciphering futures market slang.
"Spread" is used loosely among futures traders...