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An introductory CME course to trading futures. If you’re a trader who is interested in branching out from equities or cash FX into futures, this CME course will provide a great starting point. If you already know something about futures trading, you can Learn about Key Economic Commodity Futures Trading Reports thru a CME course.
CME Emini S&P 500 - Day Trading Futures Options
Many day traders choose the E-mini S&P 500 futures as their trading choice because it is a pure play on the stock market. The E-mini S&P futures are electronically traded, which makes trade executions very quick and very liquid. The Dow futures, E-mini NASDAQ futures and E-mini Russell futures are also a favorite among futures day traders who focus on the stock market.
CME Group’s vast and liquid family of option contracts on futures can help you diversify your portfolio while helping to mitigate your downside risk. This introductory guide will walk you through the basic fundamentals, strategy and vocabulary of our options markets, providing a solid base of knowledge that will make you well-prepared to tackle these opportunities.
In addition, our Options on Futures Guide cover everything you need to understand and utilize these contracts:
- Vocabulary – The basic vocabulary of options on futures
- Pricing Fundamentals – How options premiums (or prices) are determined
- Arithmetic – The basic calculations you need to understand; complex mathematics are not required
- Important Concepts – Concise definitions of In-the-money, At-the-money, Out-of-the-money, Time Decay Value, Delta and Performance Bond
- Basic Strategies – Examples of the dozens of options strategies possible given the flexibility of options.
If you are currently trading options on futures or are interested in exploring them further, check out our newly updated trading guide, featuring 25 commonly used options strategies, including butterflies, straddles, strangles, back spreads and conversions. Each strategy includes an illustration demonstrating the effect of time decay on the total option premium involved in the position.
DO HAVE A TRADING PLAN
One of the most common things written in books and articles on trading (whether stocks or futures) is to have a plan.
That means knowing the following BEFORE a trade is put on:
- Where is the entry point and why?
- Where is the protective stop going to be placed?
- Where will you begin to take profits?
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