Crude Oil Futures: Risk vs Reward

Jun 8, 2022

By The Small Exchange

Overview

Crude oil futures are known for the enormous risks and rewards they can pose to the trader given how volatile the underlying commodity market can be. With crude at historical extremes only seen 0.8% of the time going back to 1990, Katie and Frank discuss how they can sell this huge outlier without taking on too much risk.

Getting smaller is a start, and the Small Crude Oil futures are 1/10th the size of traditional CL futures. Check out how you can get smaller in the commodity space, and pick up some interesting historical facts about where crude oil has traded in the past.

Content

0:05 Crude Oil Futures: Risk vs Reward

0:55 Crude Oil has Returned to its Highs

1:55 How High are these Highs?

3:35 The Last 8,000 days of Data

4:50 The Average Price of Crude Oil

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