FAQ: Futures, Options & Tropic Thunder II

Q: Aren’t options spreads cheaper to trade than futures spreads? A: This question is based on a misunderstanding of the mechanics of futures and options trading. Options: With options, including options on futures, you pay a “premium” when you buy an option and receive the “premium” when you sell an option. If you pay 10 […]

Commodity Action in Early 2010

With a host of physical commodity markets showing impressive upside action in the early days of 2010, it certainly seems like the world needs commodities.