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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

Is Natural Gas (NG) Heating Up for the Winter?

By | September 29, 2016

While Crude Oil, OPEC and production freezes remain hot topics in the world of commodity trading, a distant cousin to Crude Oil not bogarting the headlines remains in high demand. Read More

First Notice for October’s Gold Contract (GC)

By | September 28, 2016

Friday, September 30th is the first notice for October Gold. Traders can roll to November’s contract as early as Thursday, September 29th. Read More

Futures Trading Strategies: 3 Starting Points

By | September 27, 2016

Trading futures online can prove difficult if strategies are not defined, then followed. You may have heard the futures market referred to as a ‘zero sum game’. Read More

October Roll Date Notification – Natural Gas (NG)

By | September 26, 2016

The Last Trade date for October’s Natural Gas Futures contract is Wednesday, September 28th. NQ Traders can roll to November’s contract on Tuesday, September 27th. Read More