Futures, Commodities, & Options

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Articles on Futures, Commodities, & Options

I am watching the action in both the stock and bond markets as both are signaling that a potential change in trend may be in the offering, states Joe Duarte, editor of In the Money Options.
Bill Baruch, president of BlueLineFutures.com asks; is a reflexive bounce in order?
Kayne Anderson Energy Infrastructure Company (KYN) operates as a closed-end mutual fund company engaged in managing a portfolio of primarily midstream oil and gas companies, asserts Bryan Perry, growth and income expert and editor of Cash Machine.
The S&P 500 (SPX) just closed down for the sixth week in a row, something seen only a handful of times in the past 50 years, states Jay Pelosky of TPW Advisory.
Even with mortgage rates on the rise, strong demand from first-time Millennial home buyers, coupled with the work-from-home trend, is expected to keep building product sales high this year, observes Mike Cintolo, editor of Cabot Top Ten Trader.
The S&P 500 (SPX) opened sharply lower on Thursday as traders fretted about the economy, interest rates, and inflation, states Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.
The fixed-income selling wave has been brutal, and it brought mainstream investment-grade funds to high single-digit losses on a year-to-date basis, asserts Jack Bowers, editor of Fidelity Monitor & Insight.
After a decade of massive outperformance, the tide has finally turned against growth investors this year, explains market strategist Jack Forehand, editor of Validea.
In this edition of Market Review, Larry Gaines of Power Cycle Trading discusses how to lower risk and increase returns using the [35-to-1] Invesco QQQ (QQQ) put butterfly.
Believe it or not, the current sentiment survey numbers from the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII) are worse than those following the crash of ‘87, the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the declaration of the pandemic two years ago, recalls John Buckingham, editor of The Prudent Speculator.

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No doubt you have already read many articles telling you how high inflation and an inverted yield curve have foreshadowed every recession in modern history. There is some truth to that. But there is also some fiction. 40-year investment veteran Steve Reitmeister will share with you his insights on this pressing matter along with his trading plan to stay one step ahead of the market.

In this presentation, Inna Rosputnia, CEO of Managed Accounts IR, shares her time-tested strategy. Join us to learn when and what assets to own in any economic environment.

Moreover, Inna will talk about conditions that move stocks, bonds, and gold, giving you a detailed guide on spotting the best buy and sell points in these markets. In addition, she shares her insights about upcoming trading opportunities and effective asset allocation.

Recession warnings abound, yet the Feds are determined to raise interest rates fast.
What's your best defense when the traditional assets of safety are vulnerable?


As a leader in uranium discovery in Argentina, the company's objective is to deliver exceptional returns to shareholders by rapidly advancing a portfolio of uranium-vanadium projects to the prefeasibility study stage, while respecting the environment, the communities, and the cultures in all the areas in which we work. The company's flagship Amarillo Grande Project was an in-house discovery of a new district that hosts the largest NI 43-101 uranium resource in the country with an initial Preliminary Economic Assessment.


This is rare—no one you know is in this asset class, says Jerremy Newsome, CEO and Co-Founder of reallifetrading.com. In this in-depth webinar, Mr. Newsome will be covering a very unique and extremely interesting asset class. Find out what makes this investment fun and lucrative with wild, sexy returns!
Midterm election years continue to be a volatile year for stocks as republicans and democrats vie for control for Congress, especially under new presidents. It's worst for new democratic presidents. Disappointment with the incumbent administration holds the market back through Q2-Q3, creating the next great buying opportunity—the perennial sweet spot of the four-year cycle. Jeff will relay how the market behaves under different political alignments as well his latest market outlook and seasonal investing opportunities in sector ETFs, top-ranked stocks, and the ins and outs of his best & worst Months Switching Strategies.

There are multiple cumulative and credible challenges to this US and global economic expansion, from inflation, shortages, wars, and now a hawkish Fed. However, we discuss why the recent recovery in equity markets is congruent with these headwinds. And we discuss what strategies might best leverage this environment.

As a leader in uranium discovery in Argentina, the company's objective is to deliver exceptional returns to shareholders by rapidly advancing a portfolio of uranium-vanadium projects to the prefeasibility study stage, while respecting the environment, the communities, and the cultures in all the areas in which we work. The company's flagship Amarillo Grande Project was an in-house discovery of a new district that hosts the largest NI 43-101 uranium resource in the country with an initial Preliminary Economic Assessment.


The US economy is moving in a positive direction and oil prices are trending upward. In addition, OPEC's oil production cuts, along with tensions in the world-wide hotspots, could be creating a future boom in the oil markets. Many recent articles point to oil prices, not only stabilizing, but potentially skyrocketing in the next few years. At Hornet, we can make money, even when oil is at $30 barrel. Imagine what $85+ oil-plus an aggressive tax write-off for investing in domestic oil and gas-can do for your returns! Find out how you can participate in the next oil boom in one of the more hydrocarbon-rich areas in the US.
Global maritime shipping sectors have performed well over the past year as investor attention returns to global recovery trends while tight supply chains have led to surging profits. Several segments of the global logistics industry are enjoying near-record profits and cash flows, but the outlook is improving even further during 2022. The ongoing geopolitical instability is adding to these bullish market conditions as shipping is one of the few industries that generally tends to benefit from disruptions and market inefficiencies. J Mintzmyer, a renowned global maritime shipping expert, will walk investors through key industry segments and offer insights about which segments and companies appear best positioned for near-term cyclical events as well as for long-term investments. Join for the latest global trade commentary as well as an educational seminar on a fascinating, but often overlooked, key segment of the global economy. You won't want to miss this one: J's curated model portfolios returned an average of 136% during 2021 and he is outperforming the market by nearly 40% YTD in 2022!

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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.