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This Week in Futures Options

Gold, crude oil, corn, soybeans and more - with so many tradeable products the futures options market is an intimidating place. How can you possibly keep track of the latest trading activity across so many different products? Don’t worry - we’ve got you covered. Welcome to This Week in Futures Options - the program designed to help active futures options traders stay on top of this ever-changing marketplace. Each week we’ll break down the top trades, hot products, volatility explosions and much more. Whether you’re an experienced veteran or a newcomer looking to separate the wheat from the lean hogs, This Week in Futures Options has the information you can’t find anywhere else.

Jan 16, 2019

TWIFO 135: The Brexit Bounce

Equities
- Strong December for futures options at CME
- Russell futures setting new records in December
- Exploring how equity put writes fared during a tumultuous Q4
- Secret pockets of liquidity for equity futures

FX
- Weekly call skew annihilated in GBP/USD
- Funky Risk Reversal trading in...


Jan 11, 2019

TWIFO 134: Breaking Equity Secrets

  • HOST: MARK LONGO, OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: SEAN SMITH, MD - DERIVATIVES LICENSING, FTSE RUSSELL
  • CO-HOST: NICK HOWARD, FOUNDER - BANTIX TECHNOLOGIES

In this episode, Mark and Sean explore the latest trading developments in equity options as well as in crude oil,...


Jan 4, 2019

Topics this week include:

Crude Oil

Equities

Metals/Gold

Crypto/Bitcoin

 

FUTURES OPTIONS FEEDBACK

Question from Neail P. - Cattle futures are moving. What are the options telling us?
Question from J Tomas - What do you think of soybean put skew here? Are they still biased toward the downside or has the concern...


Dec 28, 2018

2018 Year-in-Review:

  • Ags/Soybeans
  • Nat Gas
  • Equities/Russell
  • Metal/Gold
  • Cyrpto

Futures Options Feedback: Listener thoughts and musings

  • Question from Jamal A. Lee - Thoughts on chance of BTC options listing in 2019?
  • Question from Shasha3 - Biggest surprise of 2018? Any crazy expectations for next year?
  • Question from...


Dec 21, 2018

Topics this week include:

  • Rates
  • Crude/WTI
  • Equities/Russell
  • Metals/Gold

Futures Options Feedback: Listeners take over

  • Comment from MailManDan5 - I'm a buyer at $2,250. Know that market all too well. If it wants to fiddle down there I'll play ball, else it's not a great time to get back into crypto. Hopefully too many...