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Forum: Options on Futures June 16th, 2019, 12:08 PM
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Posted By myrrdin
I agree. If you have a look at my thread...

I agree. If you have a look at my thread "Diversified Option Selling Portfolio" you will see, that currently I prefer trading futures or future spreads.

Best regards, Myrrdin
Forum: Commodities Futures Trading June 14th, 2019, 10:21 AM
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Posted By myrrdin
Monthly reports are included in my trading, but...

Monthly reports are included in my trading, but other fundamental information (eg. Seasonal charts, COT data, weather data) is included as well.

Best regards, Myrrdin
Forum: Commodities Futures Trading June 11th, 2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,138
Posted By myrrdin
I trade Oats once in a while. Currently I am not...

I trade Oats once in a while. Currently I am not invested.

Options can be traded with all brokers I worked with. But open Interest is very limited. According to the Interactive Brokers tool there...
Forum: Commodities Futures Trading June 5th, 2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,637
Posted By myrrdin
After liquidating my CL and NG option positions...

After liquidating my CL and NG option positions soon after entry, I do not hold any position in the energies.

Best regards, Myrrdin
Forum: Commodities Futures Trading June 5th, 2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,582
Posted By myrrdin
I bought small lots of Gold and Silver recently....

I bought small lots of Gold and Silver recently. Will not be very patient in case prices come down again.

Best regards, Myrrdin
Forum: Commodities Futures Trading June 5th, 2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,482
Posted By myrrdin
I am glad I sold the KCU C130 yeserday ... I...

I am glad I sold the KCU C130 yeserday ...

I still hold the OJ long position, and intend to hold it. Stop on close below the contract low.

I do not have an opinion on Cotton. Just one thing:...
Forum: Options on Futures June 5th, 2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 112,085
Posted By myrrdin
Sold the KCU C130 against the KCH P100 yesterday....

Sold the KCU C130 against the KCH P100 yesterday.

Because of the large amount of coffee beans around I think the upside of coffee will be limited until the expiry of the options in August.

Best...
Forum: Commodities Futures Trading May 31st, 2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,482
Posted By myrrdin
I do not have data from before 2006, and, thus,...

I do not have data from before 2006, and, thus, cannot compare your data with mine.

Looking at the data from CFTC (your link) for orange juice, commercials are long 14001 positions and short 8812...
Forum: Options on Futures May 31st, 2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 112,085
Posted By myrrdin
It happens often that beginners have a successful...

It happens often that beginners have a successful start and then get problems. Quick success might lead to trades being selected and entered less carefully.

In case the basis of your trades is...
Forum: Options on Futures May 31st, 2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 112,085
Posted By myrrdin
I agree. But my remark is not limited to this...

I agree. But my remark is not limited to this thread and to recent weeks. It is my impression that new traders generally are very hesitant to ask questions. Many of them are waiting to receive...
Forum: Options on Futures May 31st, 2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 112,085
Posted By myrrdin
I have entered a trade for the short NGN C2.7-2.9...

I have entered a trade for the short NGN C2.7-2.9 spread yesterday at 0.24 and took profit today at 0.12 (50 %).

Today I sold the NGU P2.25-2.0 at 0.34. In my opinion, the low for NG is more or...
Forum: Options on Futures May 31st, 2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 112,085
Posted By myrrdin
Sometimes I post my entry prices, like for the...

Sometimes I post my entry prices, like for the wheat trade yesterday. But often I do not, and there is a reason for it: I do not want anybody to blindly enter my trades for his / her account. I do...
Forum: Commodities Futures Trading May 30th, 2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,482
Posted By myrrdin
Ad OJ: Short position for Large Specs is the...

Ad OJ: Short position for Large Specs is the largest since 2006 and 50 % larger than in 2015, the second largest. (I do not have older figures.) This makes me optimistic that the May low will hold.
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Forum: Commodities Futures Trading May 30th, 2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,482
Posted By myrrdin
I do not trade according to fundamentals. In...

I do not trade according to fundamentals.

In my opinion, coffee will not make new lows until August (beginning of blooming), and orange juice will not make new lows until November.

In both...
Forum: Commodities Futures Trading May 30th, 2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,482
Posted By myrrdin
I understand that the evaluations are average....

I understand that the evaluations are average. The book is not easy to read. And the author does not give simple rules how to set up a trade. But he explains the concept of COT.

I do not know the...
Forum: Commodities Futures Trading May 30th, 2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,482
Posted By myrrdin
I do not consider crossing COT curves...

I do not consider crossing COT curves (commercials and speculators) as bullish or bearish - they do not influence my trading. If you are interested in my interpretation of COT data you could read the...
Forum: Options on Futures May 29th, 2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 112,085
Posted By myrrdin
Sold the WU C470@11 today towards the close. ...

Sold the WU C470@11 today towards the close.

Chicago Wheat went up in sympathy with corn and Kansas Wheat, which moved up because of the heavy rains.

Intend to buy back at 50 % (profitable) or...
Forum: Commodities Futures Trading May 25th, 2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,482
Posted By myrrdin
I consider COT data as bullish in case of...

I consider COT data as bullish in case of commericals being long and specs being short. To influence my trading, short / long positions of specs should be close to record.

To be clear: a record...
Forum: Commodities Futures Trading May 25th, 2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,375
Posted By myrrdin
Congratulation to your successful trade ! ...

Congratulation to your successful trade !

The only outright or short option position I hold in the meats is the short HEM P88, which I sold ITM at approx. 3.5. Thus, it will make money if the...
Forum: Options on Futures May 22nd, 2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 112,085
Posted By myrrdin
Just sold the strangle CU P370/C500 . ...

Just sold the strangle CU P370/C500 .

Arguments: High volatility, lot of old crop around and difficult weather should compensate for each other.

Placed order to buy back at 50 %.

Best...
Forum: Commodities Futures Trading May 22nd, 2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,637
Posted By myrrdin
The only trade I hold in the energies is a Crude...

The only trade I hold in the energies is a Crude Oil short option spread:

CLU +P43 -P47 -C76 +C82

I used the higher volatility in early My to sell this strangle.

I intend to take a long...
Forum: Options on Futures May 22nd, 2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 112,085
Posted By myrrdin
PS: I forgot to mention an open Crude Oil option...

PS: I forgot to mention an open Crude Oil option spread:

CLU +P43 -P47 -C76 +C82

I had used the higher volatility early May to sell this strangle. I intend to buy it bach at 50 %.

Best...
Forum: Commodities Futures Trading May 22nd, 2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,482
Posted By myrrdin
I currently hold long futures (and in the case of...

I currently hold long futures (and in the case of coffee short put options) in coffee, sugar, and orange juice.

For all these commodities COT data is bullish.

Prices of all these commodities...
Forum: Options on Futures May 22nd, 2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 112,085
Posted By myrrdin
I currently hold the following short options...

I currently hold the following short options positions:

(LCJ C129, LCQ P100)
I took profit on both trades, and currently hold no short option position in Live Cattle.

LHM P88
The only short...
Forum: Options on Futures April 28th, 2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7,113
Views: 935,476
Posted By myrrdin
I agree that Cordiers book is definitely worth...

I agree that Cordiers book is definitely worth reading.

Best regards, Myrrdin
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