ACE Crude Oil - August 26, 2019

Below is an illustration trading futures options on Crude Oil.  Our post shows bullish and bearish positions using a combination of call and put options.


Trade Options on Futures

Crude Oil * Directional & Neutral Positions

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Term Structure

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Volatility

Options fall into the category of being slightly undervalued in non-volatile markets in the weekly options report. Ask about the Weekly Option's Report for more information or watch our video.

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Notes:

Contract Size - 1,000 barrels.

Tick Size:  Outright: dollars and cents with 0.01 points=$10

Trading Hours: CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (CST).

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Charts

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Strategies

Below is the starting position for a call calendar spread.  The position benefits if volalatility expands along with a push to slightly higher levels.

The % yield shown in the diagrams below represent an estimated return on margin from projected dates shown below. The structure has positive time decay which is an advantage over holding outright options.

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