Although he first operated a CTA in the go-go ’80s and ’90s, Steve DeCook now is taking a more conservative approach. We talk to him about running a CTA in two different eras, the money flow trade and fundamentals in the grain markets
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June editor's note from Ginger Szala
Just as a trader needs to watch for shifts in market sentiment, he also should watch for shifts in inter-market correlations
Covered calls or buy writes are a good way to reduce volatility in equity positions, but a big decline in the underlying stock still will scuttle a covered call position and lead to significant losses
This month's Trader Profile features Robert Baguenault de Vieville and Raphaël Gelrubin of KeyQuant SAS
After six months, Rep. Michael G. Grimm (R-N.Y.) and the Commodity Customer Coalition (CCC) have called on Attorney General Eric Holder to appoint an independent counsel to take over the investigation.
U.S. options exchanges by volume
Recognizing chart patterns are easy ways to forecast price. Meet the triangle.
Understanding similarities and differences between the grains can reveal opportunities in option spreads
There’s more to Fibonacci numbers than just knowing the levels. Here’s how to use them with price action analysis
Markets don’t always make a smooth transition. Be ready for the jumps
Technology & Trading
Grow your trade size responsibly with Leverage Space.
Favorable weather this growing season may temper the current high prices in grains
Delta, theta, gamma isn’t the name of a fraternity; they determine an option’s price. Here’s what you need to know
The swaps market likely will follow the same path the repo market took 15 years ago
The JOBS Act may be a game-changer for CPOs and fund managers, but will the SEC spoil the party?
After topping out around $110 a barrel earlier this year, WTI crude oil has declined steadily, particularly throughout May.
With ongoing uncertainty and problems coming out of the Eurozone, investors have justifiably been spooked.
After making a record high late last year, gold has steadily given up gains. This may surprise some, given the continued uncertainty out of Europe and gold’s traditional role as a safe-haven.