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Options Strategies

Option Strategies are an integral part of a trader’s routine. Learn about common option strategies utilized by traders that express their view of market direction and expected volatility. Some option strategies are designed to mitigate risk while others are designed to profit by accepting risk. Whether you are hedging a position or speculating on market outcomes, these common option strategies should be understood.


Tools for Option Analysis

Build and refine your trading strategies using options calculator, event volatility calculator, open interest heatmap, TWiO, QuikVol tool, strategies simulator overview, Fx Options Vol Converter


Understanding STIR Futures

Short-Term Interest Rate (STIR) futures offer one of the deepest pools of centralized liquidity in the markets, giving traders a cost-effective way to trade or hedge short-term fluctuations in money market interest rates. In this course, we will review pricing mechanics and product information of CME Group’s benchmark STIRs products: Eurodollar and Fed Fund futures, along with recently launched Alternative Reference Rate products: SOFR and SONIA futures.


Micro e-Mini Futures

These lessons will provide insight into the Micro E-mini futures, including a size comparison to classic E-mini contracts, a look at enhanced exposure and the benefits Micro E-mini futures can offer you. More precisely hedge index exposure and manage your positions with more versatility, since Micro E-mini futures are fungible with classic E-mini contracts. Even get examples of how to hedge more precisely with Micro E-mini futures.


Understanding Futures Spreads

These lessons cover the definition of futures spread trades and why you may want to add spreads to your trading strategy.  We will discuss the benefits of spread trading which include potential less risk and cost efficiencies.   These lessons will introduce the different types of spreads used with various products.