Covered Call Writing Options

I’m about to get involved in covered calls. I notice you prefer one month just OTM calls yielding 3-5%/month. I find this strategy offers very little downside protection and it would be easy to quickly slip into a loss position. I’m a novice but writing...

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Hungarian Forint

I would like to bet on the Hungarian forint to weaken against the Euro. (a) What’s the best exchange and contract for me (I’m a U.S. citizen) to do this with, taking into account volume/liquidity concerns? and (b) what would be a good spread trade...

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Currency Futures & Options

Hello, I see where you have a lot of info on your sites about currency and currency option trading. However, do you recommend a service(s) for trading CME currency futures? And/or currency options? I may have overlooked this. Thanks for your time.

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How To Start Trading

Hello Anna, hopefully you may remember me my name is Marcus.  We spoke a number of times but not for sometime. Unfortunately due to the current economic climate I had to leave my current company. I am very interested in your site and learning as...

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Miserable Days Trading On Friday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at its lowest level since 2002 with a fall on the day of 1.3%, along with the S & P which fell 1.1%. The Nasdaq was marginally better down less than 1%. Telecoms and materials were the best performing...

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Financial Spread Betting Market Rollover

Hi Anna. For financial spread betting, if I choose to let my daily market bet roll over to the next day, will I incur any cost other than the “relative funding rate”, even if the stock price is unchanged? What I am worried about is...

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Commitment Of Traders Reports

Hi Anna, I see that you use the change in open interest as an early indication of possible market direction change. I was wondering if you also use the Changes in Commitments from the previous week to help you in your decision for making the...

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Volume Spread Analysis

Hi Anna, I found your site because I was googling on Market Makers. Your articles on the topic was very helpful. It isn’t a topic that’s talked about much but it really deserves more attention. After all, any of us private traders are essentially battling...

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