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Strong Labor Market Fueling a Likely Rise in Interest Rates

By | June 13, 2017

Fed Chair Janet Yellen is expected to announce a raise in interest rates this week at the conclusion of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting on Wednesday.Read More

How to Manage Trading Around Political Events with Unexpected Results

By | June 12, 2017

Have you ever reacted to political related events when trading futures by suddenly exiting your position? Reacting due to fear could cause you to lose focus and stray from a carefully thought out plan. From Presidential and Congressional elections to laws passing through Congress, political events can affect in seconds what you spent hours thinking out. Avoiding knee-jerk reactions is key to avoiding an unplanned exit from your position or entering a new position.Read More

Futures Risk Management Strategy: ‘Punt’ Before Financial News or Events

By | June 8, 2017

For many new futures traders, protecting their account from substantial drawdowns is a key first step in developing as a trader. One risk management strategy that can help traders accomplish this is called ‘punting’.Read More

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

By | June 7, 2017

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

NinjaTrader 8 ATM Strategy Enhancements

By | June 6, 2017

Advanced Trade Management, aka ATM Strategies, are a cornerstone of NinjaTrader’s robust suite of futures and forex trading tools. While NinjaTrader 8 boasts over 500 user driven enhancements, ATM Strategy users will feel right at home, as the backbone of the semi-automated trading interface remains intact!

However, NinjaTrader 8 hosts notable improvements to ATM Strategies, implemented based on feedback from the NinjaTrader Community. Read More

Eurex Interest Rate Contract Expiration

By | June 5, 2017

The last trade date for Eurex Interest Rates is Thursday June 8th. Eurex traders can roll to the new contract as early as Tuesday June 6th , before the open. Read More

U.S. Private Sector Adds 253K Jobs in May

By | June 1, 2017

According to payroll processor ADP, the U.S. private sector added 253K jobs in May, beating expectations of 185K.

Friday morning the Labor Department will release its more comprehensive report including both public & private sector employment statistics. Economists put 180K new jobs as the benchmark for May.Read More

Choose Your Savings on Software – Offer Expires June 30th!

By | June 1, 2017

Open a new NinjaTrader Brokerage account by June 30th and SAVE on your Lifetime license purchase or lease:

  • Lifetime License: Only $799 ($200 savings)
  • Quarterly Lease: 3 months free ($180 savings)

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Forex Traders – New Tools Now Available in NinjaTrader 8!

By | May 31, 2017

NinjaTrader 8 is packed with over 500 user driven enhancements including many developed specifically for trading Forex!Read More

Avoid Paralysis by Analysis When Using Futures Trading Indicators

By | May 30, 2017

When trading futures, have you ever felt overloaded with data, news or indicators? With all the software, add-ons and platform based third party networks available today, ‘paralysis by analysis’ could potentially be an issue. Read More