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Fibonacci Retracement Levels: Futures Trading Strategies

By | March 20, 2017

Fibonacci Retracement levels are a component of technical analysis that can assist traders in analyzing and trading market trends and channels. When used to help identify pullbacks and price reversals, Fibonacci Retracements rely on calculated levels to provide insight. Read More

April Crude Oil Futures Contract Expiration

By | March 17, 2017

Tuesday, March 21st is the last trade date for April Crude Oil Futures. Traders can roll to the May contract before the open on March 20th. Read More

U.S Weekly Jobless Claims Dip to 241K

By | March 16, 2017

According to the Department of Labor, the number of Americans who filed unemployment applications last week fell by 2K, down to 241K.Read More

Triple Top Reversal: A Bearish Technical Trading Pattern

By | March 15, 2017

Triple top reversals are technical trading patterns that can potentially indicate bearish reversals. Known for establishing their “W” shape before reversing, triple top reversals can take between 3 and 6 months to fully develop. Read More

Expectations Ahead of FOMC Meeting

By | March 14, 2017

On Wednesday, March 15th at 2:00 PM ET, the Feds two-day meeting will conclude as they announce plans for upcoming Federal Funds Rate levels. Read More

Futures Arbitrage: Backtest to Find Correlations

By | March 13, 2017

By analyzing historical price movement of two similar financial instruments, you may discover a trade opportunity known as an arbitrage or pairs relationship. Though these two financial instruments may appear to move together, there are sometimes differences in price due to market inconsistencies. By taking advantage of these inconsistencies, arbitrage trade opportunities may appear.Read More

Currency Futures Roll Date Notification

By | March 9, 2017

The last trade date for March Currency Futures is Monday, March 15th. Traders can roll to the June contract before the open on Friday March 10th. Read More

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

By | March 8, 2017

Friday, March 17th is the Last Trade Date for March Equity Indexes. Traders are eligible to roll to the June Contract as early as Thursday, March 9th. Read More

Private Sector Adds 298,000 Jobs In February

By | March 8, 2017

According to ADP, 298K jobs were added in February, crushing the expected 189K. February’s report comes on the heels of very strong revised numbers for January, further solidifying the notion that the Trump Administration inherited a stout labor market. Read More

Identify a Futures Arbitrage Trade: S&P 500 (ES) & Nasdaq (NQ)

By | March 7, 2017

An arbitrage or pairs trade opportunity involves buying and selling two correlated financial instruments at the same time. The goal of a pairs trade is to profit off the difference in price between the two. This type of trade can work due to pricing discrepancies between two financial instruments that react to general market moves similarly.Read More