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Video: The Top 5 Reasons Traders Lose Money

Video: The Top 5 Reasons Traders Lose Money

The Top 5 Reasons Why Traders Lose Money. I’ve been a commodities futures broker for more than 20 years and in that time, I’ve seen many traders come and go. In my observations, I’ve come to identify what I feel are the top 5 reasons why traders lose money when...
How Leverage Works in Futures Trading

How Leverage Works in Futures Trading

Discover the power of leverage in futures trading. One of the biggest advantages to trading commodity futures & options is Leverage. Leverage allows a futures trader to control a high value commodity futures contract with usually less than 10% capital of that...
The advantages of trading futures over ETFs

The advantages of trading futures over ETFs

With the recent launch of a Bitcoin ETF, I wanted to remind investors of the benefits of trading futures over ETFs. Since its launch, Bitcoin futures trading volume has been increasing, with the total number of contracts currently held approaching 18,000. Based upon...
Why You Need to Be Trading Futures

Why You Need to Be Trading Futures

Investing in commodity futures & options gives active traders several benefits over typical equities trading. Let’s explore the top 7 advantages… 1) Leverage – Position Trading:When trading futures, a trader can typically control a particular commodity with...
Futures Options Spreads – Lesson #3

Futures Options Spreads – Lesson #3

Futures options spread lesson #3, the Calendar Spread. This is another option spread I utilize quite often. The Calendar Spread is a credit spread. A credit spread simply means you are collecting a net premium when placing this type of futures option spread. With a...
Futures Options Spreads – Lesson #3

Futures Options Spreads – Lesson #2

This lesson on futures options spreads will be about the ‘Strangle’ spread. This was the first futures options spread I utilized and it has served me well over the last several years. The Strangle spread is best implemented when a market is in a sideways trend. As the...