Futures, Commodities, & Options

The derivatives markets have exploded in popularity, trading volume, and complexity over the years, providing more investing and trading choices than ever before. Whether making a directional bet, volatility play, or hedging risk, derivatives allow you to calibrate every position to maximize profit and minimize risk. Learn powerful analysis methods, diverse trade set-ups, and execution techniques from top professional investors and traders.

Articles on Futures, Commodities, & Options

"Are SPACs reliable candidates for our covered-call writing and put-selling portfolios?", asks Alan Ellman of The Blue Collar Investor.
Gold Resource (GORO) recently completed its split into two companies, notes Benj Gallander, a leading Canada-based investment expert and editor of Contra the Heard.
In the latest edition of Market Review, Larry Gaines of Power Cycle Trading discusses using a double calendar, earnings option strategy that has an amazing 13-to-1 reward-to-risk.
Some readers may be old enough to remember President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal program from the 1930s. Others may relate better to President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society push in the 1960s, notes Mike Larson, editor of Safe Money Report — and participant in MoneyShow's Metals & Mining Virtual Event on April 20-22. Register for free here.
On the gold front, I really like the prospects for Barrick Gold (GOLD), suggests Mark Skousen, a leading growth stock expert, editor of Home Run Trader — and participant in MoneyShow's Metals & Mining Virtual Event on April 20-22. Register for free here.
There are three things that have been pressuring gold: the dollar, bond yields and sentiment. Naturally, they are all interrelated. And it’s possible, very possible, that they’ve all run out of steam, notes Peter Krauth, editor of Resource Maven's Gold Resource Investor — and a participant in MoneyShow's Metals & Mining Virtual Event on April 20-22. Register for free here.
Our proprietary Aden Metals Index now shows precious metals are a good buy compared to base metals, explains Mary Anne and Pamela Aden, editors of the industry-leading advisory The Aden Forecast — and participants in MoneyShow's Metals & Mining Virtual Event on April 20-22. Register for free here.
US benchmarks were pointing higher today just ahead of the bell. This comes on the heels of yesterday’s healthy pullback, which followed fresh record highs earlier in the session, states Bill Baruch of Blue Line Futures.
On the road again. Oil bulls are on the road again, taking oil to where it's never been, I can't wait to get on the road again, sings Phil Flynn of the PRICE Futures Group.
Metalla Royalty & Streamling Ltd. (MTA) announced two big royalty deals this month, notes resources specialist Brien Lundin, editor of Gold Newsletter — and a participant in MoneyShow's Metals & Mining Virtual Event on April 20-22. Register for free here.

Experts on Futures, Commodities, & Options



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The near-term is the most uncertain for precious metals, while the long-term picture is clear. Join Brien Lundin to discover the powerful factors arguing for much higher gold prices over the coming years.

Over the past year, we have seen a couple examples of supply squeezes affecting gold and silver bars and coins. Such squeezes are not new to the industry. Rich Checkan, president of Asset Strategies International, will discuss a few recent and historical squeezes, what triggered them, and what impact they had on the market. Most importantly, he will explain why you should never fear a supply squeeze in coins and bars again.

The recent GameStop squeeze play was fast, furious, and super aggressive. A grand slam for sure. But the problem is, this kind of setup doesn't come along often enough to provide a steady stream of trading income. While waiting for the next GameStop, we need slower and more manageable income strategies to keep us going. We need singles and doubles every week.

In his presentation, Matt Choi, CMT, will demo an options strategy that will get you on base all the time. Singles and doubles if you will. After this 45-minute class, you'll be able to take a big swing and start trading his strategy right away. This is a must-have for serious options traders.


At Preferred Coin Exchange we believe there is a better way to increase your net worth. An alternative, more creative way where we come alongside you, taking a consultative approach. We provide a tailored experience specifically to meet your financial goals. What are we so passionate about? The world's rarest coins. Our mission is to share their stories and get them in the hands of people that are looking for a different way to invest so that they can own the story. We desire to earn your business and believe that the strategies we put forth work because they are tailored to you.


At Preferred Coin Exchange we believe there is a better way to increase your net worth. An alternative, more creative way where we come alongside you, taking a consultative approach. We provide a tailored experience specifically to meet your financial goals. What are we so passionate about? The world's rarest coins. Our mission is to share their stories and get them in the hands of people that are looking for a different way to invest so that they can own the story. We desire to earn your business and believe that the strategies we put forth work because they are tailored to you.


At Preferred Coin Exchange we believe there is a better way to increase your net worth. An alternative, more creative way where we come alongside you, taking a consultative approach. We provide a tailored experience specifically to meet your financial goals. What are we so passionate about? The world's rarest coins. Our mission is to share their stories and get them in the hands of people that are looking for a different way to invest so that they can own the story. We desire to earn your business and believe that the strategies we put forth work because they are tailored to you.
At Preferred Coin Exchange we believe there is a better way to increase your net worth. An alternative, more creative way where we come alongside you, taking a consultative approach. We provide a tailored experience specifically to meet your financial goals. What are we so passionate about? The world's rarest coins. Our mission is to share their stories and get them in the hands of people that are looking for a different way to invest so that they can own the story. We desire to earn your business and believe that the strategies we put forth work because they are tailored to you.

The recent GameStop squeeze play was fast, furious, and super aggressive. A grand slam for sure. But the problem is, this kind of setup doesn't come along often enough to provide a steady stream of trading income. While waiting for the next GameStop, we need slower and more manageable income strategies to keep us going. We need singles and doubles every week.

In his presentation, Matt Choi, CMT, will demo an options strategy that will get you on base all the time. Singles and doubles if you will. After this 45-minute class, you'll be able to take a big swing and start trading his strategy right away. This is a must-have for serious options traders.



Investors and speculators are concerned about the decline in precious metals prices, and the more precipitous declines in precious metals equities prices. Rick Rule puts these declines in a factual—and historical—context and makes the investment case for the sector.

Selling cash-secured puts is a low-risk option-selling strategy that will generate weekly or monthly cash flow. By incorporating delta and position management into the strategy, we can create an even lower-liability strategy with an even higher probability of success. Alan Ellman's presentation will include:

  • Option basics
  • Selling cash-secured puts analyzed
  • Selecting the best stocks
  • Option selection
  • Option calculations
  • The PCP (put-call-put or wheel) strategy
  • Adding the Delta component


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The growth of financial futures has been one of the most remarkable success stories in the markets. Their age is relatively green at just a little over 50 years old. Originally created to help farmers hedge against price changes between crop planting and harvesting, futures have grown since then to include interest rates, foreign exchange, metals, energy, weather, and even Bitcoin.

Whether trading agricultural commodities, energy futures, metals, stock indexes, or even the softs; futures provide the best bang for your buck. But leverage is a two-sided blade. In this section, MoneyShow.com trading experts provide a deep dive into the current futures market activity and price action to help you find ways to strengthen your portfolio, while mitigating risk and exploiting opportunities in these diverse markets.

Discover unique and critical futures trading strategies to help you generate more consistent profits and better manage your portfolio risk. From in-depth futures market economics to spread trading, you will take away new knowledge to help you better identify trading opportunities. Our contributors will share with you their time-tested commodities investing strategies and futures trading strategies. The insights you will learn will help you in your investing or trading with market intelligence that you cannot find elsewhere.

At the same time, the opportunities now available to individual traders in the option arena are astounding, having exploded in volume and complexity in recent years, offering option traders the ability to trade, hedge, or speculate in just about any stock, ETF, or commodity.

Our goal in these pages is to start you down the path of options trading and help you avoid many of the pitfalls that beginning options traders experience. Some of the top names in trading will familiarize you with options—what they are, how they work, and what opportunities they present. You’ll learn practical knowledge about when it is appropriate to buy/sell puts or calls, covered-call writing strategies, and advice on when to use each of these strategies. More experienced traders will learn profitable options trading strategies to help you make more money and better manage your portfolio risk.

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