brochure was written by the Kansas City Board of Trade to give
you some basic insight into how futures and options markets
work. Futures and options markets play a vital role in today's
economy, and provide a valuable service both to industry and
to individuals. For some investors they can provide the
opportunity to diversify and to increase their
Illustrates how you can use the CBOT
Financial Options investment and risk management strategies.
Presents a useful resource that shows you how to combine
market outlook and volatility readings in your effort to
locate the strategies that will best serve your needs. Explores
various options strategies and gives step-by-step process to
assist you in choosing the right option strategy.
all the products introduced by the CME, none can match the
versatility of options on futures. They allow the trader the
potential to profit in virtually any market environment.
However, before you incorporate options into your trading, you
should investigate the risks, nomenclature and strategic uses
of these instruments. The more background you have in options,
the more likely you will be able to take full advantage of
these powerful financial instruments.