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Technical Analysis in Futures Trading: A Brief History

By | June 30, 2017

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

By | June 29, 2017

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

Important Metals, Grains & Agriculture Roll Date Information

By | June 28, 2017

Metals and Agriculture are on first notice on Friday, June 30th. July Grains & Metals traders can to the next contract on Thursday, June 29th. Read More

Explore New Charting Enhancements in NinjaTrader 8!

By | June 27, 2017

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

Natural Gas Trader Alert Roll Date Notification

By | June 26, 2017

The July contract for Natural Gas futures will expire on Wednesday, June 28th. Traders can roll to the August contract as early as Monday, June 26th. Read More

5 Tips to Help New Futures Traders Get Started

By | June 22, 2017

1. Define Your Goals

Creating actionable goals as a new futures trader will help lay the foundation for what you intend to achieve. This may seem simple – ‘I want to be profitable’ – but adding some additional specifics will provide a framework and perspective to help guide your trading. Read More

Oil Price Steady as API Reports US Inventory Reduction

By | June 21, 2017

After trading at its lowest levels since September 2016, Crude Oil Futures appears to have steadied around $43 ahead of the Energy Information Administration’s weekly crude oil inventories report. Read More

Pinpoint When a Trend Will “Stop and Reverse”

By | June 20, 2017

Introduced in 1978 by one of the pioneers of technical analysis, Wells Wilder, the Parabolic SAR is an intuitive time and price based trend following indicator. The name of the indicator is derived from parabola’s that form from a series of plotted dots & SAR stands for “Stop and Reverse”…which is exactly what it’s designed to do! Read More

Crude Oil Futures Roll Date Notification

By | June 19, 2017

On Tuesday, June 20th, the July Crude Oil Futures contract will expire. Crude Oil Traders can roll to the August contract on Monday, June 19th. Read More

Currency Futures Roll Date Notification

By | June 15, 2017

The last trade date for June Currency Futures is Monday, June 19th. Traders can roll to the September contract before the open on Friday June 16th. Read More