Grains + Brains = Profits in 2018: Selling Commodity Options

These are the 3 components of selling commodity options successfully:

  1. Understanding the Power of Seasonal Price Patterns and Trading in Harmony with them.
  2. Using Market Fundamentals in Price Forecasting.
  3. Selling only high-probability options Very Far Out-of-the-Money & Ultra-Low-Delta where prices are not likely to go.

1. Understanding the Power of Seasonal Price Patterns:

In the second half of the calendar year, Corn prices drop as harvest progresses and risk to the crop is decreasing.

2.  Market Fundamentals in Price Forecasting

How to Find & Use Basic Supply-Demand Data to Help you Determine Where Prices WON’T Go:
The USDA publishes monthly reports (they are free!) that estimate/project: Stocks, Exports, Acres Planted, Estimate Yield, Crop Size, Sales (Shipments of product), and the Ending Stocks (supplies of product on hand = supply.)  Here’s a few simple illustrations provided with USDA information and the Kansas State Univ that indicate “Ending Stocks vs. Average Price Expectations” for 2018:


Thousands of Calculations based on Supply-Demand are Used to Construct Charts like this one to produce a very concise snapshot of market fundamentals. 


You can easily see how supply-demand data (called ‘market fundamentals’) is used to view a current crop in an historical context.


Reading fundamental data and seasonal price patterns is vital in determining which STRIKES to sell that have a very high probability of expiring worthless.

3.  Selling Only Utra-Low-Delta, Far Out-of-the-Money, High-Probability Option Strikes

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The commentary and examples are for teaching purposes only and are not intended to be a trading or trade advisory service. Any investments, trades, and/or speculations made in light of  the ideas, opinions, and/or forecasts, expressed or implied herein on the web site and/or newsletter, are committed at your own risk, financial or otherwise. Trading with leverage could lead to greater loss than your initial deposit. Trade at your own risk.   Investors and traders are responsible for their own investment/trading decisions including entries, exits, position, sizing and  use of stops or lack thereof.  This is not a trade advisory service and is for educational purposes only.

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