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Identify and Measure Futures Market Volatility

Volatility can be identified by both bullish (up) and bearish (down) extreme price action or fluctuations. Typically, extreme price action occurs when the market is biased towards the value of a financial instrument. This sentiment may result in an imbalanced number of traders selling or buying the financial instrument. Read More

Natural Gas Futures Recover from 2017 Lows

Natural Gas futures kicked off the week strong as weather forecasts point to a warm remainder of July. With roughly 50% of homes in the U.S. relying on gas to beat the summer heat, weather forecasts can trigger both bullish and bearish runs for the volatile commodity.Read More

U.S. Treasury Bond Futures React to Fed Testimony

Intraday trading on Wednesday saw a Bond market rally based on Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s comments indicating we’re close to the “neutral rate”. During a neutral rate economy, fluctuations in the Fed’s benchmark rate neither bolster nor restrict the economy. Read More

Technical Analysis in Futures Trading: A Brief History

Technical analysis is commonplace in today’s electronic trading world. Indicators such as moving averages, RSI, MACD and many others have become household names among traders and market enthusiasts. But where did it all start? Who created the first chart? Who developed the first indicator? Where did all of the modern day technical analysis techniques originate? Read More

Trade Bullish Breakout Signals with Technical Indicators

Through the use of technical indicators, there are a number of futures market trading strategies you can implement to potentially benefit from bullish signals. For many traders, recognizing chart patterns is often the first step to building a futures trading strategy. This is followed by identifying buy and sell signals to help guide the execution of that strategy.Read More

Explore New Charting Enhancements in NinjaTrader 8!

At the core of NinjaTrader 8 lies a state-of-the-art charting system designed to meet the needs of traders of all levels. Nearly 100 pre-built indicators, multiple bar types, drawing tools, chart trading, a multitude of chart intervals…the list goes on why NinjaTrader is an industry leading Award-Winning trading platform.Read More