The free Commitments of Traders (COT) tool provides a comprehensive and highly configurable graphical representation of the CFTC's report on market open interest released each Friday afternoon based on positions held during the prior Tuesday. Markets are only included if 20 or more traders hold positions equal to or above the reporting levels established by the CFTC and the respective exchanges.
In this article we discuss the time premium and gamma advantages of a strategy using the August short-dated options in Corn versus the same strategy using the December options.
TAS is an order type that allows a participant to buy or sell futures at any time, equal to or near the yet-to-be determined settlement price.
TAS is available on Corn, Chicago Wheat, KC Wheat, Soybeans, Meal, Oil, Live Cattle, Feeder Cattle and Lean Hogs futures at CME Group.