This section will discuss my interpretation of the basics of STIR futures trading.  I will publish new material as it becomes developed, rather than wait until everything is completed.  This will be a constant work-in-progress.

So Many Choices!

By | July 29th, 2016|Categories: Basics|

People new to Eurodollar futures may not be aware of the various possibilities in trades that are available. Even people who have traded EDs for a while don’t think about all the possibilities. EDs aren’t [...]

Nothing Matters

By | July 15th, 2016|Categories: Basics|

When considering a trade, most people just think about how much a trade will make when they are right, and how much they will make when they are wrong. But those should not be the [...]

Book Review: The Next Perfect Trade by Alex Gurevich

By | June 14th, 2016|Categories: Basics, Featured|

I’ll give it 5 stars (out of 5). I’ve referred to Alex a few times in the Forums, but not by name.  He is the former colleague who regularly had $100+ million P&Ls.  I did [...]

Trade Implementation

By | June 7th, 2016|Categories: Basics, Featured|

Traders spend a majority of their time thinking about their view.  Think about ALL the cumulative manpower and brainpower involved in the analysis of markets and most of it focuses on “up” or “down.”  Traders [...]

Top 5 Reasons to Trade Curvature

By | May 31st, 2016|Categories: Basics, Featured|

I trade direction and slope.  But what I really enjoy is trading curvature (for example, butterflies), for a number of reasons:   1) “Concavity.”  This is a term I made up - it has some [...]

Draw Me a Picture

By | May 25th, 2016|Categories: Basics, Featured|

If you asked someone to draw you a picture, and they drew this picture, what would your thoughts be?  Just say what you would really think... Exactly! So I can not for the life of [...]

When Zero Is Not Zero

By | February 15th, 2016|Categories: Basics|

The news outlets typically report that the odds of a hike in June are about zero.  It’s NOT zero.  When is “zero” not zero?  The pricing of any Fed meeting is a function of: The [...]

The following is a partial list of additional content you can expect in coming months:

Go To Philosophy

Trading Philosophies and Tips

Things you should consider, good trading habits you should develop, and helpful tips.
Go To Philosophy

Best of the Forum

Edited excerpts from some of the better threads in the Forum.

Curvature Primer

It’s all about the greatest positive expected value!

Frequently Asked Questions

a.k.a Miscellaneous Stuff.

If you would like to discuss any of the items further, post in the Forum  →