Carley Garner is an experienced futures and options broker with DeCarley Trading, a division of Zaner Group, in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is also the author of Higher Probability Commodity Trading; A Trader's First Book on Commodities (two editions); Currency Trading in the Forex and Futures Markets; and Commodity Options. Her e-newsletters, The DeCarley Perspective and The Financial Futures Report, have garnered a loyal following; she is also proactive in providing free trading education at www.DeCarleyTrading.com.
Carley is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, from which she earned dual bachelor’s degrees in finance and accounting. Carley jumped into the options and futures industry with both feet in early 2004 and has become one of the most recognized names in the business. Her commodity market analysis is often referenced on Jim Cramer’s Mad Money on CNBC and she is a regular contributor to TheStreet.com and its Real Money Pro service.
Carley authors a monthly column in Stocks & Commodities magazine and has been featured in the likes of Futures, Active Trader, Option Trader magazines, and many more. She has been quoted by Investor’s Business Daily and The Wall Street Journal and has also been known to participate in radio interviews. She can be found on the speaking circuit.
Recent Articles By The Author
The trend is obviously higher, so selling futures is a high-risk venture.
The dips we are seeing might not be buying opportunities at all...so proceed with caution.
There is risk of fireworks and price squeezes as the stock market prices in the best of our current scenario, and the Treasury market prices in the worst.
For those looking for a mild way to play a sideways to lower market, I offer an option spread idea.
If you are confused about what to do with prices above $1,800, you aren't alone.
Imagine what the stock market might do if the currency headwinds became tailwinds.
We're looking for the VIX to work its way lower over time and the S&P higher, but it'll be a bumpy ride.