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Futures Day Trading Margins: Intraday Margin

By | April 4, 2017

Trading margins represent a deposit with the broker to protect both the trader and broker against possible losses on an open trade. With this deposit, day traders are able to trade instruments valued much greater than the margin price via leverage. Read More

Get Up to $500 in Commission Rebates from NinjaTrader

By | April 3, 2017

There has never been a better time to start trading futures with NinjaTrader!

Open a new Futures account by April 30th and receive up to $500 in commission rebates. Simply fund your account with the account minimum of $1000 and start trading! You’ll receive a rebate back on all future trades placed prior to June 30th.Read More

Cup and Handle Pattern: A Bullish Technical Trading Indicator

By | March 30, 2017

Cup and handle patterns are very distinguishable and can be identified by their beginning saucer like patterns and following handles. Read More

Attention Gold Futures Traders

By | March 29, 2017

Friday March 31st is the first notice for April Gold Futures. Traders can roll to the June contract before Thursday, April 30th. Read More

E-mini S&P Drops Below 50-Day Moving Average

By | March 28, 2017

The E-Mini S&P 500 Futures Contract dipped below its 50-day simple moving average during intra-day trading for first time since Election Day. Read More

Identify Market Trends & Cycles with Moving Average Indicators

By | March 27, 2017

There are two types of Moving Averages that technical analysists use to identify overall market trends and potential cycles, the Simple Moving Average and the Exponential Moving Average. Each technical indicator is designed to smooth out fluctuating data to show an average value of an instruments price over a user defined period of time.Read More

Natural Gas Futures Contract Expiration & Roll Date

By | March 24, 2017

April’s Natural Gas futures contract expires on Wednesday, March 29th. Natural Gas Futures traders can roll to the May contract before the open on Monday, March 27th. Read More

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