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Free Trading Video: Modifying a Covered Call Option Strategy for use in Commodity Trading

Higher Probability Commodity Trading by Carley Garner

The strategy of writing covered calls against a stock portfolio is a popular investment strategy assumed to provide long-term investors with additional income and a dash of conservatism. However, those who attempt to recreate the strategy in the futures and options markets are often dished a rude awakening. Due to natural leverage built into the commodity markets, the typical covered call strategies must be modified. Join us on August 2nd to discuss the practice of selling call and put options against antagonistic futures positions as a means of premium collection.

*Many of the topics discussed in this video are featured in Carley Garner's newest book, Higher Probability Commodity Trading!



Here are some of the major talking points:

•What is a covered call and put strategy?

•Why is trading covered calls and puts different in commodities than stocks?

•Calculating profit, loss, and risk.

•Determining the ratio of short options to futures contracts

•Are covered calls and puts a better way to sell options?

•Shopping for optimal opportunities to implement a short options trade against a futures position


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Carley Garner Trading Books

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    Higher Probability Commodity Trading, new Carley Garner book

    According to Phil Flynn, Fox Business News contributor, this is Carley Garner's "masterpiece"! Order from Amazon today! "A great read for both beginner and advanced commodity traders. Carley nails the seemingly impossible task of leveling the playing field by imparting vital concepts in easy to digest bites ...she doesn't leave out the harsh realities and heartbreak many overzealous speculators face." -- JON NAJARIAN, co-founder "I love the book... it's an MBA in trading for the
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    It isn't free, but it's close! If this book saves you 2 ticks, you've recouped your investment.   Commodities are hot, as Jim Rogers would say.  Stagnant stocks and the massive bull rally in raw commodities have lured much of the attention away from Wall Street and toward down-town Chicago.  It is difficult to turn on the television or open the newspaper without being reminded of the impact that commodity prices have on our daily lives.   Traders
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    The Simple, Practical, 100% Useful How-To Guide for New Commodities Traders   Before you trade commodities, you'll need significant practical knowledge of the associated risks and market characteristics. That's where this book comes in. You won't find boring theory or bewilderingly complex trading strategies here. Instead, you will find specific guidance on accessing commodity markets cost-effectively, avoiding common beginners' mistakes, and improving the odds of successful trades. Drawing on her extensive experience teaching traders, Garner shows how to
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