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Tradable Options on Futures

Does anyone have a list of tradable options on futures. So many futures contracts out there but many just don't have volume on the options side. I can think of the indexes, crude oil, grains, and gold. Are any of the softs tradable? I use TOS and they limit what contracts you can trade.

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Does anyone have a list of tradable options on futures. So many futures contracts out there but many just don't have volume on the options side. I can think of the indexes, crude oil, grains, and gold. Are any of the softs tradable? I use TOS and they limit what contracts you can trade.

Coffee, Cocoa, Sugar, and Cotton are tradable for longterm traders in my opinion, although fills are not as good as in the ES. I stay away from Lumber and Orange Juice.

You also could add Natural Gas and Silver to your list.

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Crude oil, bonds, 10 year notes and gold all have active options markets as well.

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VIX also tradable of course.


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You have to place your limit order beetween the spread and market-maker will execute you...

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You have to place your limit order beetween the spread and market-maker will execute you...

This does not make sense in case the spread is very wide. This will happen for very thinly traded options, just before and after important reports, and - for some options - during overnight sessions.

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