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Natural Gas Trader Alert Roll Date Notification

By | September 22, 2017

Natural Gas Futures

Wednesday, September 27th is the last trade date for October Natural Gas Futures. NG traders can roll to the November Contract on Monday, September 25th. Read More

FAQ for Futures Traders

By | September 21, 2017

Whether you are new to trading futures, or a long tenured trader, there are common questions that continually surface. This article will walk through some of the key areas to help you navigate the nuances of trading futures. Read More

Fed’s Aim to Unwind Balance Sheet

By | September 19, 2017

At the conclusion of the September FOMC meeting on Wednesday, experts predict the Committee will announce plans to unwind quantitative easing in effort to reduce the $4.5 trillion portfolio of treasury and mortgage bonds purchased during the Great Recession. Read More

Crude Oil Futures Roll Date Notification

By | September 18, 2017

On Wednesday, September 20th, the October Crude Oil Futures contract will expire. Crude Oil Traders can roll to the November contract before the open on Tuesday, September 19th. Read More

Attention Currency Futures Traders – Contract Roll Date

By | September 14, 2017

The last trade date for September Currency Futures is Monday, September 18th. Traders can roll to the succeeding contract as early as Friday, September 15th. Read More

Crude Oil Futures Post Gains Based on Demand Outlook

By | September 13, 2017

Crude Oil futures climbed on Wednesday on news that the International Energy Agency (IEA) forecasts an .2 increase to 1.6 million barrels per day for 2017. The spike in demand exceeded the IEA’s expectations pushing its forecast to a high not seen in roughly two years. Read More

5 Reasons to Trade Futures

By | September 12, 2017

So, you are interested in trading futures, first things first…what is a futures market?

Futures are standardized contracts for the purchase and sale of financial instruments or physical commodities for future delivery on a regulated commodity futures exchange. Below are some examples of futures contracts:Read More

Understanding Pivot Points for Support & Resistance Based Trade Management

By | September 7, 2017

Pivot Points are a popular method for determining market trend & short-term support/resistance levels using numerical averages of an instrument’s high, low & close.

The term “pivot” is often thought of as reaching a pre-determined point (support & resistance) then reversing course.

Not only can day traders use Pivots as leading indicators to determine bullish or bearish trends, they are also utilized for entry & exit points and they can act as a guide for profit target & stop loss placement. Different from a number of indicators that update dynamically throughout the trading day, Pivot Points remain static on a chart. Read More

Equity Index Roll Date Notification (ES, NQ, YM)

By | September 6, 2017

Friday, September 15th, marks the last trade date for Equity Indexes, including the ES, YM and NQ. Active Equity Index traders can roll to the December contract as early as Thursday, September 7th, before the open. Read More

Quick Access to Chart Data with NinjaTrader’s Data Box

By | September 5, 2017

NinjaTrader 8 features two types of Data Boxes, providing quick access to price action & indicator values.Read More