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Commodity Options Software

Researching commodity options software, we looked for something that will provide both charting and also a trading platform for trading options on a wide range of commodities such as currencies, energies, financials, indexes, meats, metals and soft foods, to name a few. We’ve provided a video at the bottom of this page which describes a free service. In the meantime, the following list of resources is worth exploring. Some are free, others you have to pay for. The list of resources below covers a number of different features. for some software packages, the primary focus is a trading … [Read more...]

Future Of Commodities Trading Is Secure In The Cloud Finds Industry Round Table

The Cloud is unquestionably the future for energy and commodities trade and risk management (E/CTRM) solutions. The pace with which it is getting there is accelerating. And even very large trading firms are now embracing the Cloud as earlier concerns over security are allayed. These are the headline findings from a new industry round table conducted by analyst and research firm Commodity Technology Advisory (ComTech) and revealed today by vendor Aspect Enterprise Solutions. The round table results reinforce those of a major research project and report by ComTech which concluded that the Cloud … [Read more...]

Options Arbitrage

Options arbitrage strategies take advantage of disparities that occur between put and call option prices, or between classes of options relative to each other. When this happens, an important options pricing principle known as put-call parity is contravened. Subject to the forces of supply and demand, one type of option may be overpriced while the other, underpriced. When this disparity occurs, you can buy one while simultaneously selling the other, thus creating an arbitrage based position. Let’s explain with an example: When you buy a call option contract, you acquire the right to … [Read more...]

New energy drink gets trading floor buzzing by boosting profit potential

1 April 2014: A ground-breaking energy drink launched today by Alpari, MT4 Forex broker claims to help Forex traders work harder and smarter, increasing their focus and concentration by a staggering 143 per cent. Created by breakthrough neuroscientist and nutritionist Dr Yamura Noguchi, Liquidity is a unique blend of super food berries and seeds that has been scientifically shown to increase chart pattern recognition and help traders make better and more consistent decisions, making it the drink of choice for any trading floor or home trader. Early in the three year development phase, Noguchi … [Read more...]

Channel Pattern Trading

Channel pattern trading is one of the easiest technical analysis techniques to implement – and the good news is, that on average, most financial instruments will channel at least 20 percent of the time. In fact, rather than drawing trend lines on your chart, the first choice should always be to look for a channel and if that isn’t there, then settle for a trendline. Channel trading can be a very powerful ally when using the leverage that comes with options. The nice thing is, that using options you can trade both ways – up or down. But there are a few things to be aware of. Taking heed … [Read more...]

Aspect To Highlight Key Technology Advantages For African Oil Trading Companies At Annual African Refiner’s Meeting

No stranger to success in Africa, leading E-CTRM Vendor Aspect Enterprise Solutions prepares to once again sponsor ARA Week, the regions key annual gathering of oil industry professionals. Aspect will highlight enhanced physical operations functionality, and its ability to remotely service customers due to its powerful Cloud technology at the upcoming African Refiners’ Association (ARA) Week, in Marrakech March 24th to 28th. Users of Aspect’s market data and analytics portal, AspectDSC and its trade and risk management solution AspectCTRM now total in the hundreds across Angola, Republic … [Read more...]

Iron Condor Setup

The correct iron condor setup can make all the difference between consistently profitable and sometimes winning, sometimes losing, results when using this popular option trading strategy. So why is the iron condor so popular? The main reason would be that it’s a strategy which doesn’t require you to predict the future direction of the underlying. As long as the underlying asset remains within your predetermined price range within your chosen time period, you automatically realize a profit. The second reason is, that unlike regular credit spreads, iron condors bring in twice the credit … [Read more...]

Investing Made Simple

Have you ever considered owning a part owner in a company? If you have, the stock market is a good place to invest. Before you go take your life’s savings and buy a lot of stock, you need to learn some important information about stock market investing. The piece that follows offers the tips you need is contained in this article. When investing in stocks, keep it simple. You should also consider protecting your stock investments by using options. This allows you to have a cushion if you lose a job, unemployment costs, or even damage from a disaster which might not be covered by insurance … [Read more...]

2013 Sales Performance Lifts Aspect Enterprise Solutions To Fastest-Growing CTRM Vendor

London, February 27, 2014 – Eight key new sales in seven countries for its cloud-based commodity trade and risk and trade management solutions gave CTRM/ETRM vendor Aspect Enterprise Solutions the fastest growing customer base of any company in its sector during 2013. While rivals increased penetration by acquiring competitors, Aspect’s 18% revenue growth for its flagship AspectCTRM solution came through securing new contracts, some replacing the solutions of vendors providing conventional (non-cloud) systems. Sales cycles, due to high awareness of Aspect’s track record and profile, … [Read more...]

ETF Options Trading

ETF Options Trading when combined with the right options strategy, can be one of the best and safest ways to profit consistently from the financial markets. Here, we’re going to explore some of the reasons why. Firstly, ETFs, which is an acronym for Exchange Traded Funds, are available for a wide range of markets including stock indexes, stock market sectors, various commodity sectors and currencies. This provides great versatility for the active trader because even though one market may be quiet at any given point in time, another one will be on the move. For example, the stock market may … [Read more...]