DeCarley Trading has recently received a bronze award in the Futures.io True Edge Awards. In January of 2017, the trading forum held a nomination process whereby its members could openly nominate anyone they chose in 13 categories. Some of those categories included, Futures Broker of the Year, Options Broker of the Year, Trading Platform of the Year, Options Platform of the Year, and many others. The forum members then cast ballots in each category as they see fit; the top three vote earners in each category were awarded Gold, Silver, and Bronze placement).
DeCarley Trading is headed by experienced futures broker, Carley Garner, and is honored to have been recognized by the forum. We are proud of our ability to compete with large brokerage services as a boutique operation. DeCarley will continue to put our clients' needs first, and work hard to ensure they receive the hands-on, experienced, and personal service they deserve!
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When it comes to selling options on futures, there are several trading strategies that accomplish the goal of premium collection; However, not all market approaches come with the same risks, even if the reward is similar. For instance, a trader wishing to collect 113,000 in premium could sell a single option relatively close-to-the-money (the strike price of the option is near the current futures price), or he could sell ten deep-out-of-the-money options for 0 each. The reward is the same, but the risk is far different in regard frequency and magnitude. Join experienced futures and options broker, Carley Garner, to discuss the characteristics of each approach to option selling.Read More
We all know the case for being a Treasury bear; the arguments for higher interest have been vigorously circulating rates for years. For instance, a plethora of articles have been written discussing the assumption that years of unprecedented money printing by the Fed will eventually catch up to us in the form of inflation. In turn, investors have been inaccurately expecting this to force bond prices dramatically lower.
Others claim interest rates can’t stay historically discounted because the cure for low prices is always low prices. In other words, low yields should discourage investors from putting money to work in Treasuries and the lack of demand should deflate bond prices while inflating interest rates. Yet, neither of these nor the dozens of other, premises touted by Treasury bears have yet to materialize. Further, each time traders have acted aggressively on such ideas they have been burned by the new reality of lower for longer interest rates. Let’s take a look at a few developments that suggest the path of least resistance for US-backed Treasuries is higher, not lower. Likewise, yields could move lower, not higher.Read More
To gain further insight, Cramer turned to Carley Garner, a technician, and experienced futures broker. She is also the founder of DeCarley Trading and is a colleague of Cramer's at RealMoney.com.
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In the 18th Traders World Online Expo, Carley Garner of DeCarley Trading offers a complimentary video aimed at helping traders learn the nuances of swing trading in the commodity markets using futures and options.
Swing Traders in the commodity markets must take an unconventional approach to speculation and risk management. Join Carley and she discusses the idea of going against the grain to improve the odds of success in futures and options trading, lays out the reality of trend trading, the use of stop loss orders or options for protection, buying and selling options to protect futures market positions, and much more!Read More
In this book on commodity trading, experienced commodity broker Carley sheds light on topics rarely discussed in futures trading books. Here is a sneak peak of what it has to offer. This video scratches the surface of the following topics:
* Is the trend really your friend?
* Swing trading - "Buy" fear and "sell" greed
* Rethinking stop loss orders and risk management
"Carley discusses many alternative market concepts and views such as option selling techniques, hedging futures positions with options and even combining fundamentals, seasonal, sentiment, and technical analysis to gauge market changes."
The practice of option selling is a controversial strategy for commodity option traders to partake in. Many brokerage firms outright forbid the practice; others allow it, but there are often strings attached. However, there are a limited number of brokerage services that recognize despite the challenges of option selling, it likely offers the highest long-term prospects for successful trading. Accordingly, such brokers give their clients the freedom to implement a short option strategy. We are a part of the minority commodity brokers that believe our clients should be given the opportunity to sell options without hassle. Nevertheless, option selling is far from an “easy-money” venture; there is a reason many brokerage firms shy away from option selling.Read More
Nevertheless, there are some compelling arguments to suggest that option sellers face favorable odds of success over option buyers, or outright futures traders. But, even putting the odds in your favor doesn’t guarantee a favorable outcome. Here are some aspects of option selling that should be considered before employing a premium collection strategy.Read More