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Identify Support & Resistance Using the Current OHL Indicator

By | October 18, 2016

Whether you trade the market open, or choose to wait until the market exposes its identity for the day, the market open can offer pivotal information that help traders prepare for the trading day ahead.Read More

November Crude Oil (CL) Roll Date Notification

By | October 17, 2016

Thursday, October 20th is the Last Trade Date for the November Crude Oil Contract. Traders can roll to the December contract on Tuesday, October 18th before the open. Read More

NinjaTrader 8 Release Candidate 2 (RC2) is Now Available!

By | October 13, 2016

The release of NinjaTrader 8 RC2 signifies that we are another step closer to the debut of a production ready version of NinjaTrader 8. Read More

Online Day Trading: Know the Risk You Are Managing

By | October 12, 2016

Whether you decide to invest in equity indexes such as the DOW (YM) and Nasdaq (NQ), commodities such as crude oil (CL) or soybeans (ZS) or bonds such as the 10-year treasury note (ZN), futures contracts allow online day traders to take on greater risk by requiring a lower margin amount.Read More

Crude Oil Futures Fall on News of OPEC Negotiations

By | October 11, 2016

Amid optimism that OPEC is gaining ground with Russia on curtailing output, Oil Futures continued to fall today after mixed messages were delivered from Russian Officials. Read More

Order Types for Futures Traders

By | October 10, 2016

NinjaTrader supports a number of order types to provide traders with customized and precise entry and exit methodologies. Understanding the purpose of each order type will aid in a trader’s ability to proficiently enter and exit the market. The following tutorial provides a breakdown of the differences between market, limit and stop orders. Read More

September Employment Report Expectations

By | October 6, 2016

On Wednesday ADP reported 154K private sector jobs were created in September, marking a 12% month over month dip from August’s revised number of 175K. Read More

Backtesting Foreign Currency Pair vs Bond Futures Charts

By | October 5, 2016

One potential approach to day trading the forex currency market is to compare the currency pair you are interested investing in with historical data of a closely related financial instrument. When looking for similar or complementary trends between two instruments, adding indicators to your view such as volume or moving averages provides additional insight as to the mechanics of movement. Read More

The $GBPUSD Falls to a 31 Year Low

By | October 4, 2016

Amid growing concerns over Britain’s withdrawal from the EU, coupled with a strengthening dollar, the $GBPUSD is trading at its lowest level in over three decades. Read More

Identify Trend Strength Using the ADX Indicator

By | October 3, 2016

NinjaTrader features a myriad of pre-built trading indicators that can be used within the Chart, SuperDOM and Market Analyzer Windows. A popular indicator that is incorporated into many trading strategies is the Average Directional Index (ADX).Read More