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Stochastics: A Momentum Trading Indicator

By | December 21, 2016

The Stochastic Oscillator is a momentum trading indicator that uses the velocity of a financial instrument’s fluctuation in price to provide buy/sell signals. Stochastics usually move before price changes and divergences in Stochastics can be used to predict financial instrument pricing reversals.Read More

Use Tick Bars to Gain a New Perspective on the Markets

By | December 20, 2016

When first learning how to dissect the intricacies of the markets, intraday traders typically focus on time based candlestick charts. The reliability and intuitive nature of time based charts offer remarkable information to help determine general market direction, prevailing trends, possible future market movements and provide the foundation for basic technical analysis.Read More

NinjaTrader 8 Boasts New Alerting System!

By | December 19, 2016

As part of the 500 + user driven enhancements, NinjaTrader 8’s completely redesigned Alerts functionality allows for the execution of complex, multifaceted conditions in the Market Analyzer, Hot List Analyzer or Charts. What’s more, the new Alerting System is a point and click interface with no programming experience required! Read More

MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence): Using a Buy/Sell Indicator

By | December 16, 2016

MACD or Moving Average Convergence Divergence is a technical day trading indicator used for analyzing changes in financial instrument performance over time. Read More

January Crude Oil (CL) Roll Date Notification

By | December 15, 2016

Tuesday December 20th is the Last Trade Date for the January Crude Oil Contract. Traders can roll to the February contract on Friday, December 16th before the open. Read More

Currency Futures December Contract Roll Date

By | December 14, 2016

Monday, December 19th is the Last Trade Date for December Currency Futures. Traders can roll to the March contract on Thursday, December 15th. Read More

Rate Hike Outlook for December FOMC Meeting

By | December 13, 2016

The Federal Reserve concludes the final FOMC meeting of 2016 this Wednesday at 2:00 PM ET. A slew of recent strong economic reports showing progress towards full employment & inflation goals, combined with the massive equity rally pushing the DOW to all-time highs, has many expecting a rate hike.Read More

Introducing the NinjaTrader 8 FX Board!

By | December 12, 2016

The NinjaTrader 8 FX Board is a conceptualized take on a new market data and trading interface designed specifically for Forex and CFD products. Read More

Post-Election Trading Trends: S&P 500 (ES), Nasdaq (NQ) and Crude Oil (CL) Futures

By | December 8, 2016

Some interesting futures trading trends have been developing since the result of the US Presidential Election. While the S&P 500 (ES) has been making minimal trading moves, comparatively, the Nasdaq (NQ) and Crude Oil (CL) have been trading inversely in a wider range. Read More

Quarterly Roll Date for Equity Index Futures (ES, NQ, YM)

By | December 7, 2016

Friday, December 16th is the Last Trade Date for December Equity Indexes. Traders are eligible to roll to the March Contract as early as Thursday, December 8th. Read More