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    Option trading in practice – Week 6

    14 Jun 2018

    Dear Readers and traders, in today’s article – which is also a trading report for the last week trading, I would like to summarize events of the last week’s trading and also analyse the first week of pair strategy trading (double short) on gas-related ETFs.   Summary of the week There has been a slight […]

    Option Trading in Practice – Week 5

    7 Jun 2018

    Dear readers and traders, in today’s article you will find both a summary of last week gas trading and a demonstration of a new trading approach – a pair trade (or a double short ETF). I have already written about this kind of trades in the past as a possible alternative approach for trading inefficient […]

    Analyzing contango histogram: Are you doing it correctly?

    6 Jun 2018

    We have added the contango histogram to the SpreadCharts two years ago. At that time, it was a great innovation that, as expected, kicked out a huge interest of traders. I have also explained our histogram in my articles. Histogram has become a helpful tool for many traders, which is of course a great pleasure […]

    Gas: Speculators vs. hedgers: Who’s right?

    23 May 2018

    I have been receiving a lot of questions about the gas lately. Some bear spreads are very tempting due to very favorable seasonality. But there is one problem – COT analysis. Both groups of market participants suggest a different sentiment. That’s why some traders are confused. Which market participants we should actually believe? Today I […]

    Commodity Spreads 14: What is Seasonality?

    16 May 2018

    After thirteen parts of the spread series, we have the perfect base for trading commodity spreads. Now we can go to the specific analyzes I use when selecting the right trade. In the last part I have partly started with seasonality and I will continue with it also today. There is no doubt seasonality is […]

    Commodity Spreads: Quiz time

    9 May 2018

    We have already completed 13 parts in our spread series, that had been filled with information on how to trade commodity spreads. I tried to explain everything that every spread trader must know. But before we move on to analyses of different markets, you should test yourself and find out to what extent you understand […]

    Dollar, currencies and precious metals

    3 May 2018

    There has been quite a lot movement in the commodity markets recently. Mostly, however, we talk about dollar and its impact on other commodities. The dollar is currently undergoing a growth correction. So, let’s take a closer look at this important and huge market today.   Current dollar development Growth correction is not surprising. In […]

    Commodity Spreads 13: How to correctly build an interdelivery spread

    20 Apr 2018

    In today’s part of our series, I would like to basically sum up everything we have discussed so far. We will look in detail at the very popular corn market and the spreads that can be traded here. We will find out which combinations of spreads will be the most advantageous in our case.   […]

    My point of view on the corn market

    4 Apr 2018

    Today we look at corn. Last week the price has ended very wildly. A lot of spread traders, including me, are holding bear spreads, so I’m going to describe my current situation today.   Technical analysis The last trading day before Easter the price went up and closed over 396 cents. However, our Spread Report […]

    The most interesting opportunity: Silver

    30 Mar 2018

    Today we look at silver. We have analyzed this market in the last Spread report because we think it is one of the best current opportunities. Not only in the short term, but also in the medium and long term horizon. It seems we are close to the transition of precious metals to the bull […]