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
Options enable traders to express their opinions in market pricing without the stress and risk of buying or selling futures contracts outright.
Commodity prices are highly influenced by action in the currency markets which will undoubtedly have something to say about the Federal Reserve meeting.
Natural gas, specifically, has been a trader's market, not a place for long-term investments.
The risk of being 'long and wrong' is now elevated while the upside profit potential is likely minimal.
At some point, the grain markets will probably need to catch up with the stock market's enthusiasm over a pending trade deal.
This year we are seeing natural gas prices slump despite seasonal support.
Interestingly, these two asset classes have been positively correlated in recent months.
The CME is launching futures contracts to trade stock indices that make futures trading more accessible to retail traders.