options tradingOptions Trading
The Fundamentals eBook

Author: William Frejlich, Futures Account Executive

Learn the fundamentals of the most basic options positions to the more exciting and advanced options strategies.

We have seen extreme volatility for commodity futures recently. Due to this and the hefty increase in margin requirements, many traders have turned to the option market to try to minimize risk while not having to be burdened by the significantly higher margins required.

Some option strategies are very basic and merely trying to capitalize on perceived market direction while others are designed to actually take advantage of the increased volatility.

  • Outright Purchase of Call or Put Options
  • Bull Call Spreads
  • Bear Put Spreads
  • Covered Futures with Call and Put Options
  • Butterfly Spreads
  • Straddles
  • Reverse Straddles
  • Strangles
  • Credit Spreads
  • Iron Condors


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