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Futures Measures

Understanding Futures contracts is no easy feat. Get introduced to the various Futures trading asset classes and the best Futures trading strategies with our expert, Pete Mulmat.

Short Stock Hedges and FX Pairs
Mar 11, 2021

Check out how Frank uses futures, options, and futures options to put on several trade ideas that range from stocks to commodities.

Stock Pairs and Short Pounds
Mar 10, 2021

Frank flies through the tastytrade platform as the guys size up multiple strategies that range from Small futures all the way to ETF options.

Selling Stocks and Buying Yields
Mar 9, 2021

tastytrade takes today's divergence between stocks and yields as an opportunity to get some pairs trades going.

Picking a Stock Market
Mar 8, 2021

As stocks start to turn around, Pete and Frank debate whether to trade the weaker or stronger market.

Selling Stocks into the Weekend
Mar 5, 2021

Check out the equity trades as well as some quick notes on crude oil and foreign exchange.

Yield Flatteners and Metal Bulls
Mar 4, 2021

Pete dissects the speech for the Fed Chairman, and he makes some trades on its heels.

Stock Pairs and Long Metals
Mar 3, 2021

The futures dudes can't get enough of this metals trade as they jump back in for a long Small Metals futures strategy.

Covering Metals and Corn Iron Condors
Mar 2, 2021

The guys look at long metals futures against gold calls, and they also add some long USD exposure to the mix with Small futures.

Rate Butterflies and Oil Iron Condors
Mar 1, 2021

The futures dudes go heavy on the wings for today's episode as Pete puts on butterflies in rates and iron condors in crude oil.

Week-end and Month-end Markets
Feb 26, 2021

Pete gives his decades of experience trading futures at the end of the month in an effort to create some new trade ideas before markets close for the week.

Reducing Size in Trending Stocks
Feb 24, 2021

Check out what our futures traders are up to as new extremes are met in stocks and bonds.

Active Trades for Volatile Markets
Feb 23, 2021

Check out what Pete finds the most interesting out of all the markets that are on the move today.

The 5-Way Pairs Trade
Feb 22, 2021

tastytrade examines a crude oil-GBP-USD-CAD-JPY pairs trade that they find might go well with a short metals play.

Last-Minute Scalping Trades
Feb 19, 2021

Check out iron condors in agricultures and directional trades in interest rates that might catch your fancy before the week runs out.

On the Edge of Volatility
Feb 18, 2021

As our futures dudes await just a little more volatility before sizing up their trades, Pete and Frank put on some small currency and natural gas strategies.

Canada and Crude Oil
Feb 17, 2021

Check out one of the more innovative strategies from Pete and Frank as they dig into the pairs trader on the tastyworks platform.

Neutral Strategies with a Lean
Feb 16, 2021

The futures dudes find several opportunities in metals, interest rates, foreign exchange, and agricultures that are neutral with a slight lean.

Rule Filings and Long Weekend Trades
Feb 12, 2021

Pete talks through how CFTC rules might affect the everyday futures trader.

Pairs Trades and Iron Condors
Feb 11, 2021

The guys pair up equities and interest rates using the Smalls, and then they dip into futures options on gold, silver, and corn to throw on some neutral plays in this volatile but sideways market.

Every Market Loves Mondays
Feb 8, 2021

Get some Monday morning context and small pairs trades to kick start another active week.

Friday Trade Clean Up
Feb 5, 2021

Pete and Frank clean up their trades in everything from metals to FX.

Covered Positions in Metals and FX
Feb 4, 2021

Learn to trade volatile metals and foreign exchange markets while also slowing down your positions by adding options to the mix.

Long and Short Interest Rates
Feb 3, 2021

As 10YR yields move through recent highs, check out Small Treasury Yield (S10Y) futures with a short bias in the short term and long bias in the long term.

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