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Mean Reversion: When Can You Sell High and Buy Low?
Frank Kaberna02/14/2022

Mean Reversion: When Can You Sell High and Buy Low?

The old motto, “sell high, buy low,” has become a punchline over the years as the growing number of everyday people entering the market find trading not so...

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How Risky is Shorting a Market with Futures?
Frank Kaberna02/07/2022

How Risky is Shorting a Market with Futures?

One of the most frightening sights in trading is the infinity symbol that appears next to the potential loss on a position that is short the underlying market....

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Three Easy Ways to Buy Gold and Silver
Frank Kaberna01/31/2022

Three Easy Ways to Buy Gold and Silver

The descent in metals following last week’s FOMC could present an interesting opportunity for those looking to add long gold and silver exposure to their...

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How Do You Trade Crude Oil?
Frank Kaberna01/18/2022

How Do You Trade Crude Oil?

To many, crude oil trading looks like the wild west: it’s a singular marketplace lacking diversification seen in other risk-on markets like equities; its...

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Why Millennials Should Love Futures
Michael Gough11/08/2021

Why Millennials Should Love Futures

With the billions of dollars awarded to fintech companies, it’s time to innovate futures. With their capital efficiencies, tax advantages and pure price...

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How to Make Crude Oil Smaller
Frank Kaberna10/18/2021

How to Make Crude Oil Smaller

After presenting a trader friend with the potential edge in selling crude oil’s recent quinquennial highs, he responded, “Cool, but how high can it go?” This...

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Hedging Risk in Futures
Frank Kaberna09/20/2021

Hedging Risk in Futures

When you go to buy something in the market an innate sense of fear can kick in just long enough to delay your purchase by a few seconds: What if the market...

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A Data-Driven Approach to Trading Crude Oil
Frank Kaberna08/09/2021

A Data-Driven Approach to Trading Crude Oil

Crude oil can be viewed as one of the few markets that trades in a range; that is, the price of a barrel of crude has been as high as $145 and as low as $10...

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What to Do When Markets Slow Down
Frank Kaberna06/07/2021

What to Do When Markets Slow Down

There’s a tale that circulates among traders every year around this time to help “explain” lulls in market activity. It interprets any slowness in stocks and...

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You Don't Need an Opinion to Trade
Frank Kaberna05/24/2021

You Don't Need an Opinion to Trade

Traders can be the types who feel the need to comment on everything. Is forming an opinion around Elon Musk and newly wealthy crypto traders beneficial if you...

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Will Euro Reach Parity with US Dollar?
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The Small Exchange06/30/2022

Will Euro Reach Parity with US Dollar?

Currencies are known to be less volatile assets than stocks or commodities, but the euro currently rests in a quite precarious position relative to the US...

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Why Do Futures Exist?
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The Small Exchange06/29/2022

Why Do Futures Exist?

Futures trading is primarily done with a short-term time horizon in mind, as derivatives traders use their leverage to enhance returns on strategies like day...

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Interest Rate Futures: Eurodollar vs Treasury
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The Small Exchange06/28/2022

Interest Rate Futures: Eurodollar vs Treasury

Eurodollar futures present one of the most popular benchmarks for short-term interest rates, and they're currently showing an inversion. Frank helps define...

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