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Managed Futures Programs
View over 100+ managed futures and options programs. Take a look at systems from developers covering a vast array of algorithms with strategies across commodity and financial markets. Diversify your investment portfolio with investment units from different programs.
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Get actual performance rankings and daily results. View reports on actual performance of trading programs, NOT hypothetical summaries. Managed futures are typically used by pension plans, endowments and foundations to diversify risk and reduce volatility in their portfolios. Sign up and receive access to viewing over 100+ managed programs with daily results.
If you're a producer or consumer of bulk raw material commodities looking for guidance, view our articles covering a range of markets. Visit our partner site OahuCapital.com to learn about structured commodity finance and commercial hedging services. Or, read our articles to learn more.
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Risk Management Articles
Oahu Education's site offers resources for individuals to learn how derivatives can be used. If you're a commodity risk manager looking for assistance on hedging, read our articles, attend our events or simply ask us. Learn about structured commodity finance and commodity margin management at our partner's site OahuCapital.com.
Our compilation of articles on Oahu Education show how hedging services assist producers and consumers of wholesale commodity raw materials. Click on tags as hedge resins, hedge grains for specific markets. Learn how to manage volatility of input costs and prices in dynamic markets by visiting our partner site.
Most of the education presented on this site is designed to help individuals learn more about the mechanics of using futures and options.
View active trade ideas on our Marketplus Watchlist updated throughout the week. Get a range of strategies covering technical, fundamental option and futures analysis from professional consultants and traders. Access charts, video news commentary directly from CMEGroup to help your decisions.
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View Charts, News and Trade Ideas
Get up-to-date video news from the trade floor at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Reference illustrations showing how to take actionable positions on futures, options and spreads. See how research can be deployed to design strategies.
Don't know anything about financial markets or options? Learn through our MarketPlus "Over-Under" by simply selecting "higher or lower". It's a simple proposition that teaches market basics -- if price is higher than a "breakeven line" by a given time, profit or take a loss if you're wrong. Alternatively, you can take the other side.
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Offers a way for you to choose higher or lower on a handful of markets (ES, GC, CL, 6E). Purpose is for a novice to become familiar with futures options conventions and entering trades on a platform. Receive an attached PDF weekly over-under report and a zip file template that can be imported to interactive brokers TWS. Create a Log in to our website and watch step by step videos on what to do. Initially start with a demo account and go to Live account. Get an hour mentorship call with us and private illustrations of option strategies.
Join our online webcasts and chat sessions. We'll cover highlights on trade strategies where you'll receive tips and important reminders on upcoming events in financial markets.
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Free interactive online chat events for you to ask questions and collaborate with others. We discuss topics ranging from risk mitigation, how to use futures, options, spreads, software, and industry best practices.
CONCEPTS LEVELS 1 - 3: Futures & Options
This is a 3 part set of online video courses that provide a novice with "hands-on" experience to learn basics in futures options trading.
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Concepts: Levels 1, 2, 3: Learn to model options on futures strategies using a free tool from Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CMEGroup) and simulate outcomes in our first course. Next, learn how to execute orders along on a simulated account and monitoring basic strategies. These courses are designed to lead you into our eBooks which cover sophisticated strategies used by market professionals.
ACE-OAHU COMPLETE COURSE
A comprehensive training package which includes all 3 training courses (L1, L2, L3), all 10 Premium eBooks, and 2 "Live" web meet sessions to ensure you're on the right track.
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ACE-Oahu Complete Course - Get advanced videos, eBooks and Live training. We cover how to create a strategy on analytic software with backtesting.
Optional resources are The ACEProgram (Encyclopedia of Options) and ACE Mentorship.
Helpful materials that go along with our course and online mentorship. Get the online encylopedia of option strategies and a tool to help plan option trades.
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Use the ACE Encyclopedia of options as an online tool. It can be used with The OWL (Option Web Ladder) and an analytics software like OptionVue. Users learn how to construct basic option spreads using the S&P500 market. The OWL is a tool that will help a user convert strategies from the ACE Encylopedia to other markets with various contract conventions. Purchasing any ACE materials or course comes with a sample of the Weekly Option Report. Use the report to create your own strategies for the upcoming week across all futures options markets (U.S.).
You'll be directed to the ACE Encylopedia below. You can find Trading Options Visually written by Paul under Books. The ACE Encyclopedia and The OWL are found under the category for software.
ACE WEEKLY OPTION REPORT
Each week get our report to quickly find which strategies on futures markets you'll use.
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Get Paul’s Weekly Options Report showing when options are expensive and when they’re cheap.
Learn how to put these to use now! This report compliments our ACE series with our courses, book, videos and mentorship.
Compliments both our online course and ACE materials where you can receive 1-on-1 help building your strategies using futures and options.
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Schedule an ACE Mentorship Session
Our mentorship program where clients can schedule an hour web meet consultation with professionals for direct assistance. We discuss strategies from the courses with instruction on using an option analytics software on how to construct these. If a user is also on TWS (Oahu TWS Live), they may also receive a zip file template on strategies from our call. Purchasing this service is similar to our MarketPlus Premium as they will also receive access to a secured area with notes and diagrams of strategies from our call. The main difference is scheduling this service pertains specifically to option strategies rather than Oahu's Over-Under program.
In the early 80s Paul became a market maker on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. Two years later, he became a Floor Trader on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and traded options on US Treasury Bond futures
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Check out Forchione Ebook Series
A compilation of resources on futures options. You'll learn from Paul's experience as both a floor trader on CBOT and market maker on CBOE. Understand delta neutral strategies using options on futures and spreads not found in any general retail books on futures options. You'll cover a range of futures markets from U.S. 30 yr bonds, Gold, Indices, FX and agricultural products.
10 eBooks covering Professional Strategies you won't find anywhere
Get the best blend of professional articles, books combined with courses and consulting! You'll find experienced and professional traders to meet and discuss material they've written. Learn "how to" trade spreads on futures options, backtest trade strategies or build automated systems. You'll find market data, software, research and tools used by the Pros.
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Books, Software, Consulting
Get Books, Courses, Software, Consulting. Learn how to use software for option analytics or planning like The OWL or ACE Encyclopedia. To supplement our online courses, we also offer consulting. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out.