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Selling Options on Futures?

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Wheat thoughts....

March contract: Looking bearish. Breaking the support at around the 760 level could put the next target at the 740 area. Will consider selling calls again if this follows through.

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Hey britkid99, I asked ron99 a question post 582 maybe you can answer it's about his margin returns and exit strategy post 582 and also sucden emailed me back and they have a platform called star what seems to be an online trading system. Peace.

Selim,

The quoted returns are on whole account as you show it.

Also I know about the Star platform and there is a hefty monthly fee that goes with it.
I am waiting for options to be incorpotated into their Smart platform which is currently in beta testing.

Brit

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Yeah, I am delighted too and didn't think OX would go that low. But I did start the conversation by telling them that I only pay a flat rate of $2.32 at IB and that is also inclusive of all fees and paying $12.99 plus fees is unjustified no matter how great the services were at OX. They put me on hold for a few minutes and then came back with $3.99 no strings attached. I am glad I asked.


Hi all, for those of you that use OX,

do you have to pay for market data subscription fee also in OX? I've been using IB and I like it. However, I would like to explore more trades like KF and OJ and it requires me to subscribe the $70 monthly market data subscription fee.

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Hi all, for those of you that use OX,

do you have to pay for market data subscription fee also in OX? I've been using IB and I like it. However, I would like to explore more trades like KF and OJ and it requires me to subscribe the $70 monthly market data subscription fee.

No market data subscription fee for their real-time charts or any other data. However their real time streaming charts are not the greatest, nor is their end of day charting.

If you are talking about using real-time OX data in another charting platform then I have no idea or if they even offer that. I would contact them to ask...

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I was thinking to open an OX account to trade the underlying that IB requires market data subscription like KF, OJ. I am able to trade GC, CL, ES on IB currently.

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Hey britkid, you and Ron should start a hedge fund together and call it 99 squared, his returns are amazing, I know he is very experienced but his returns are better than any hedge fund. May I ask I believe you returned 23% last year, would you say you took a risky approach to trading or conservative. Was there anytime during the
Ast year where you almost blew up. I will be starting next month and just want to get an insight thanks .

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Guys, there is a death in my family. I'll be busy the rest of the week. I'll answer questions this weekend or next week.

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Guys, there is a death in my family. I'll be busy the rest of the week. I'll answer questions this weekend or next week.

My sympathies to you and your family, Ron.

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Sorry about that Ron, my condolences goes out to you and your family

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Guys, there is a death in my family. I'll be busy the rest of the week. I'll answer questions this weekend or next week.

Deepest condolences to you and family.

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