Let’s Understand Commodity Trading
“We can say that in commodity trading we sacrifice something for another thing and take part in the big moves. ”
We are passing through harsh times, economically speaking. One strategy to fight with such circumstances is to avoid all kinds of risk. The second plan is to go in for big moves. It’s the second line of attack that Commodity Trading is all about.
We can also say that in commodity trading we sacrifice something for another thing and take part in the big moves. It is certain that the market will recover sooner or later. Some positive signs have even started to become visible. So, why don’t you indulge in buying? Don’t look at instant gains but aim for long-term profits
Now, the question arises ‘What is actually to be bought?’ The answer is that you can buy an Option or a Futures Contract. There is the hazard of premium time erosion in the case of an option and various kinds of risks are also involved in case of futures contracts.
The best way out is to have an intelligent look at the existing prices of the options. You should see the premium associated with these options. If the market is upbeat you will command a high premium for options where as in case of a weak market you would have to give away your options for a cheap price.
These days various softwares are available that can help a lot in calculating the premiums associated with options. You will be give results numerically as well as graphically (in the form of various kinds of curves) so that you can decide upon the best options. If the results indicate that the options are not the best fit for you, you can opt for the futures contracts instead.
You can also devise strategies in which you can be insulated from the vagaries of market to a large extent. The ebb or flow of the market would influence you still, but only in a marginal way as you would have protected yourself from the wearing down of the buying options.
But you still would be able to participate in those options that are on the increase. You may even take the advice of professionals in this regard as the matter tends to be highly complicated with the increasing number of options.
Author - DeeKay
Tags - Finance, Economy
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