Archive for Market Updates’ Category


Dec

8

2017

2018 Looks Bright for Option Writers

Click To Read Video Transcript (Video Transcript) Bi-Monthly Market Update: December 7, 2017 Good afternoon. This is James Cordier of OptionSellers.com with a market update for December 7th and the last update for 2017. Before chatting with you today, sitting at my desk, I was wondering if I should pat myself on the back for having a pretty good year this year and I think...

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Bulls in the Cattle Pen
Nov

17

2017

Bulls in the Cattle Pen

OptionSellers.com Market Alert A short term bulge of beef inventories has tempered Live Cattle prices as of late. But a squeeze is now visible in the supply chain. And it could be here by January. At a time when Turkey may be the meat on your mind, you may not want to rule out beef when it comes to your investment plate. Beef is an…

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Call Sales are Still a Cash Cow in Supply Burdened Soybeans
May

16

2017

Call Sales are Still a Cash Cow in Supply Burdened Soybeans

Despite a recent dive in prices, the fundamentals should keep bean prices struggling for some time Buy low and sell high. It’s the cornerstone philosophy of investing that has been pounded into us since we looked at our first price chart. New converts to commodities, however, learn that selling high and buying back lower can be just as easy – and just as (if not…

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In Fed Guessing Game – Silver Market Offers Way to Play Both Sides
Sep

13

2016

In Fed Guessing Game – Silver Market Offers Way to Play Both Sides

Here we go again. As investors hold their breath, media pundits examine every possible scenario in next week’s Fed meeting at Jackson Hole. “They will.” “They won’t.” “Here is what we think.” “This is the stock to own when they do.” “This is the stock to own when they don’t.” Here we go again. Waiting on the Fed. If you even stay remotely tuned into…

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USDA Crop Report, Harvest Season Mean Bearish Opportunities for Soybean Option Sellers
Aug

18

2016

USDA Crop Report, Harvest Season Mean Bearish Opportunities for Soybean Option Sellers

Soybeans have not yet priced the 2016 Harvest, creating call selling opportunities now Last week’s USDA Supply Demand report for soybeans confirmed what some soybean traders have suspected for some time. Despite what bulls deemed “adverse weather” earlier this summer, the 2016 US soybean harvest will be a record. According to the USDA, US soybean fields will yield 4.1 billion bushels of soybeans – a…

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Aug

11

2016

High Flying Stock Market is Scaring some Big Names

Click To Read Video Transcript (Video Transcript) Good afternoon, this is James Cordier of OptionSellers.com, with a market update for August 11th. This past weekend, I was reading the Barron’s newspaper and came across a really interesting article. The article was named Billionaire Bears Club, and, as the name suggests, just that. It was talking to several of the very well known traders over the...

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3 Big Predictions for 2016
Jan

8

2016

3 Big Predictions for 2016

January is a month of optimism. It’s the first month in a fresh, new year – new opportunities, new resolutions. It’s also a favorite time to make predictions. Predictions, however, are for fun. Picking what is going to happen in the future is one of the hardest things anyone can do – markets or otherwise. Despite what many pundits and even seasoned investors may believe,…

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