Learn and apply this powerful tool for controlling costs, increasing sales, and improving margins -- and outperform and outlast your competitors. Really.
Options give you 'options' (choices) -- lots of them. They open up a wide range of transactions to match your market expectations, purchase and sale requirements and concerns, and risk tolerance. Without options, transactions are limited to buy or sell, now or later - stark choices. Such stark choices are 'gut checks' for suppliers, processors, and customers that - given the economic environment, and fear and loathing of potential buyer's or seller's remorse (i.e. making a 'mistake') among buyers and sellers - significantly contribute to the preponderance of as-needed, short-term only transactions in resins. It doesn't have to be that way and options are key to changing things for the better.
Most successful traders and hedgers understand and utilize options. Some nearly exclusively. The table below shows why, comparing transaction choices -- consistent with a given market opinion (or concern) -- with and without options....