DeCarley Trading - Futures, Options, Integrity

DeCarley Trading strives to offer the highest quality futures and options brokerage services at competitive rates. Whether you prefer trading online via a state-of-the-art trading platform, or with an experienced commodity broker, we are confident DeCarley is capable of exceeding your expectations.

Full- Service

Beginning traders are recommended to take advantage of the benefits of full service in order to gain orientation of the markets and trading in general.

Broker Assisted

If you are a relatively experienced futures and options trader but would like to have access to a broker, you may want to consider a broker assisted account.


Are you an experienced trader? If so, you may not need a broker; nor do you need to pay for service that you won't use. If this is you, save yourself some money and go for this option!


Self-Directed Pro

If brokers and commissions just get in your way, this is the plan for you. The Pro plan is reserved for those with ample account funding and trading experience to require minimal broker attention.

Managed Futures

Studies suggest traditional stock and bond portfolios can be improved with the addition of managed futures, let us help to determine if portfolio diversification makes sense for you.


We are partnered with a system vendor who has conducted due diligence on a handful of system developers, and over 300 systems, which have proven to be relevant.


Commodity Trading Recommendation Newsletter by Carley Garner 

Market: Crude oil,  $CL_F, $QM_F


Buy or Sell?:  Option values are inflated due to Middle East Tensions, sell strangles


Range: Crude oil prices face resistance near $96 and again near $100, support near $92 and $87.  We expect prices to remain range bound





Sell crude oil strangles, high volatility


Crude oil traders are currently facing bearish supply fundamentals, but have recently been reminded that continued supply isn't necessary a constant nor a guarantee.  Fresh tensions in the Middle East are a start reminder to the market that short-term supply disruptions are possible at any time and can have a significant (albeit temporary) impact on prices.  As a result of the uncertainty, and speculation over the Algerian events becoming a problem to the markets, option values have seen increased in implied volatility.  In our opinion, this creates an ideal environment for option selling. 


Specifically, we like the idea of selling the April $105 call and the $85 put in crude oil.  The net premium collected should be about $1.40, or $1,400.  This trade has 58 days to expiration, and if held the entire time faces a profit zone between $106.40 and $83.60.  In other words, as long as the market is between these $106.40 and $83.60 at expiration, the trader makes something.  The maximum profit of $1,400 before commissions and fees occurs at expiration if the market is trading between the strike prices of $105 and $85 (noted in blue on the chart).  In our view, this provides traders with a high probability opportunity...but of course there are never any guarantees.


As always, there is unlimited risk in option selling. 




Futures, Options, Integrity



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There is substantial risk in trading options and futures. Doing so may not be suitable for everyone. These recommendations are a solicitation for entering into derivatives transactions. All known news and events have already been factored into the price of the underlying derivatives discussed. From time to time persons affiliated with Zaner, or its associated companies, may have positions in recommended and other derivatives.


Past performance is not indicative of future results.  The information and data in this report were obtained from sources considered reliable.  Their accuracy or completeness is not guaranteed and the giving of the same is not to be deemed as an offer or solicitation on our part with respect to the sale or purchase of any securities or commodities.  Website administrators, affiliated brokers, employees etc. may in the normal course of business have positions, which may or may not agree with the opinions expressed in this report.  Any decision to purchase or sell as a result of the opinions expressed in this report will be the full responsibility of the person authorizing such transaction.


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