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Initial Jobless Claims Jump Unexpectedly

By | March 23, 2017

First time unemployment benefits unexpectedly spiked last week by 15K. Read More

Point and Figure Charts for Futures Trading Strategies

By | March 22, 2017

Point and figure (P&F) charts can help traders establish a clearer view of the market when building futures trading strategies. By monitoring the supply and demand of a futures contract, point and figure charts provide a calculated estimate of optimal exit and entry trading points.Read More

Potential Support Level Breach for Crude Oil Futures

By | March 21, 2017

After bottoming out early last week at intra-day levels not seen since late November 2016, Crude Oil Futures rebounded slightly yet continued to fall on Tuesday. Read More

Fibonacci Retracement Levels: Futures Trading Strategies

By | March 20, 2017

Fibonacci Retracement levels are a component of technical analysis that can assist traders in analyzing and trading market trends and channels. When used to help identify pullbacks and price reversals, Fibonacci Retracements rely on calculated levels to provide insight. Read More

April Crude Oil Futures Contract Expiration

By | March 17, 2017

Tuesday, March 21st is the last trade date for April Crude Oil Futures. Traders can roll to the May contract before the open on March 20th. Read More

U.S Weekly Jobless Claims Dip to 241K

By | March 16, 2017

According to the Department of Labor, the number of Americans who filed unemployment applications last week fell by 2K, down to 241K.Read More

Triple Top Reversal: A Bearish Technical Trading Pattern

By | March 15, 2017

Triple top reversals are technical trading patterns that can potentially indicate bearish reversals. Known for establishing their “W” shape before reversing, triple top reversals can take between 3 and 6 months to fully develop. Read More

Expectations Ahead of FOMC Meeting

By | March 14, 2017

On Wednesday, March 15th at 2:00 PM ET, the Feds two-day meeting will conclude as they announce plans for upcoming Federal Funds Rate levels. Read More

Futures Arbitrage: Backtest to Find Correlations

By | March 13, 2017

By analyzing historical price movement of two similar financial instruments, you may discover a trade opportunity known as an arbitrage or pairs relationship. Though these two financial instruments may appear to move together, there are sometimes differences in price due to market inconsistencies. By taking advantage of these inconsistencies, arbitrage trade opportunities may appear.Read More

Currency Futures Roll Date Notification

By | March 9, 2017

The last trade date for March Currency Futures is Monday, March 15th. Traders can roll to the June contract before the open on Friday March 10th. Read More