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Spread Trading

Spread trading is a highly-useful strategy that allows traders to simultaneously buy one contract or market and sell a related one. By reading our curated archive of spread trading material, you can learn the key differences between intramarket and intermarket spreads, and other key information that’s necessary for informed trading.

Spread Trading

Spread Trading Guide

Learn the basics of trading spreads, which can conserve capital and provide a steady way to participate in the markets. Learn about everything from intermarket and intercommodity spreads to intracrop spreads. It’s all here! This method is perfect for traders who like to minimize risk and appreciate the slow and steady approach.

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Spread trading involves taking opposite positions in the same or related markets. A spread trader always wants the long side of the spread to increase in value relative to the short side. This means the spread trader wants the difference between the spread to become more positive over time. Whenever a spread is quoted, it’s always a single price. You would never get a quote with the two individual prices.

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Intro to Spread Trading Video

Watch this RJOF Quick Tips: Introduction to Spread Trading video presented by our Senior Market Strategist, Phillip Streible to learn how spread trading can be another tool in your futures trading plan.

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Options Bull Call Spread

Watch this RJOF Quick Tips: Trading Options – Bull Call Spread video presented by our Senior Market Strategist, Mike Sabo to learn what this spread entails and how to implement it in your futures trading plan.

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