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Check Out The Latest Futures Options Roundtable

Are you looking for some light listening to help you through the trading day? We’ve got just what you need!

Nick has become a regular on the Futures Options Roundtable presented by The Options Insider. Below is a breakdown of the panel discussion in the latest podcast:

Ags:

  • Corn: Corn futures continued to slump to a 50-month low as waning prospects for frost damage this week
  • Wheat/Soybeans: Unusual activity, hot strikes and large open interest changes.

Energy:

  • Crude Oil:  Taking it on the chin as ISIS “crisis” fails to impact production.
  • Nat Gas: Unusual activity, hot strikes and large open interest changes.

Metals:

  • Gold: Gold futures rebounded from an eight-month low on signs of increased demand for bars and jewelry in India.
  • Silver: Silver futures for December delivery rose 0.1 percent to $18.62 an ounce.
  • Platinum: On the New York Mercantile Exchange, platinum futures for October delivery fell 0.5 percent to $1,363.50 an ounce

Forex:

  • Currencies: The US dollar making a strong move. The price of the UK pound amid Scottish independence fury.

Listen to the player above to hear what Nick and the rest of the panel has to say about the recent happenings in the world of futures and options.

Use Delta Range to Limit Your Pricing Sheet Strike Listing

One of the new features we have recently added to QuikStrike is the ability to limit your pricing sheet strike listing by Delta range. We incorporated this mode into QuikStrike to give you a targeted or relevant view into a particular expiration.  You can set this globally via your personal QuikStrike preferences or on an individual expiration basis.

Simple additions like this are easy to implement for us. With that in mind, we want to hear your feedback on our product and how we can improve upon it. Email us at support@quikstrike.net. Keep an eye out for more blog posts about how we are making QuikStrike better for our users.

Nick Discusses Oil, Metals, Ags With Futures Options Roundtable

Joining the Futures Options Roundtable has become a regular occurrence for our CEO Nick Howard. In the latest edition, the group, led by Mark Longo, founder of The Options Insider Inc., covered a wide range of topics, including:

  • The fluctuating Crude and Brent Crude Oil markets
  • The recent events in the Metals markets
  • How the weather conditions in the Midwest are affecting Corn output

Interested in what the panel had to say? Here’s the link to the full podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/radionetwork/FOR13.mp3.

Don’t forget to let us know your thoughts on Nick’s insights and the Futures Options Roundtable.

Our CEO Nick Howard joins The Futures Options Roundtable once again…

“One thing that I think the people out there that are trading options might forget now is that the CME has the weeklies that are listed. The weeklies are going to tend to give you a pretty good idea of what people are thinking in the short term.”

This was one of many insights from Nick during the hour-long podcast hosted by Mark Longo, founder of The Options Insider. The rest of panel included Matthew Bradbard, vice president of managed futures and alternatives at RCM Asset Management, Dan Collins, editor-in-chief of Futures Magazine, Dan Cook, director of business development at Nadex and Jeff Lewandowski, analyst at Protean Trading.

Brent-crude-vol-skewDuring this edition of The Futures Options Roundtable, the panel discussed the Commodity Sturm Ung Drang Grand Marketplace, most notably volatility in the crude oil/energy markets, the affects of the recent situation in Iraq on the oil markets and the changing volatility of gold in past months. Longo rounded out the conversation by prompting his guests with a series of questions from his listeners.

To listen to the entire podcast, follow this link: ow.ly/z0Lww.