GB’s note: This is a great story from ABC that boils down to that old saying: if it sounds too good to be true, it is. It’s true that sometimes trading can be easy but what precedes that is a stack of groundwork that includes lots of reading, research and structured screen time. Having a long history in options trading, the …
Those that have trained with me know I like asking that question: what is the market trying to do? I cannot remember where I picked it up. I think I overheard another trader saying it one day a long time ago. The idea, well my idea at least, is to stop you from getting too caught up in your own …
Sometimes we forget to trust what we sense.
Question: I would like to apply for a trainee position at a prop firm but have never traded. What should I do?
Here is an email from and response to a trainee trader.
What’s all This About Exchange Traded Spreads?
Keep Them Bonds Moving.
This introductory guide will walk you through the basic fundamentals, strategy and vocabulary of our options markets, providing a solid base of knowledge that will make you well-prepared to tackle these opportunities. The Basic Fundamentals, Strategy and Vocabulary of our Options Markets from CME Group
A Q&A about picking the right spread.
A common area of confusion for a new or even intermediate level futures trader is the idea of a spread, particularly how to transact in one. This write-up will look at the two ways in which to enter a spread.
Here is a good example of how the market behaves when price reached a trading limit.
When new to futures or new to specific futures markets, it can be tricky finding the right codes. This guide explains a few things.
I can’t help it. I keep seeing similarities between riding a motor bike and trading. They are everywhere.
Here are a couple of tools we use in the analysis of note and bond markets.