Futures Options 101Educational materials provided to assist intermediate traders improve their commodities trading
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Futures Options 101
"Options 101" is a PDF of a collection of strategies and a guide to trading futures options. The educational material contained is of opinion only and does not guarantee profit.
The article opens with an overview of options on futures trading strategies split into bullish market strategies, bearish market strategies, neutral market strategies, and special market strategies. It then describes who actually writes and sells the futures options that traders buy, and explains the reasons they do so. Finally, there is a section on futures options buying & spreads which describes the situations in which we believe there may be opportunity in buying futures options, and some possible strategies in those situations.
This link will open the futures options report as a PDF: Futures Options 101