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Attention Crude Oil Futures Traders

By | December 14, 2018

crude oil roll date CL expiry futures

Wednesday, December 19th marks the Last Trade Date for the January 2019 Crude Oil Futures Contract. Active CL traders can roll to the February 2019 contract as early as Monday, December 17th, before the open.Read More

Use Hot Keys for Fast Shortcuts and Increased Efficiency

By | December 13, 2018

An often-overlooked feature of NinjaTrader, hot keys help you increase your speed & efficiency saving time in the fast-moving electronic markets.

NinjaTrader users can customize their own hot key combinations to be used throughout the platform to trigger actions related to:

  • Charting
  • Global Commands
  • Market Analyzer
  • NinjaScript Editor
  • Order Entry
  • SuperDOM

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Currency Futures Roll Notification

By | December 12, 2018

The last trade date for all currency futures falls on Monday, December 17th. Active currency futures traders can roll to the next contract as early Friday, December 14th.Read More

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

By | December 12, 2018

Friday, December 21st marks the last trade date for Equity Indexes, including the ES, NQ, and YM. Active Equity Index traders can roll to the March 2019 contract as early as Thursday, December 13th, before the open.Read More

3 Benefits of Automated Trading Systems Vs. Discretionary Trading

By | December 11, 2018

Systems trading provides traders with an opportunity to address 3 common challenges faced by manual discretionary traders:

  • Limited market exposure
  • Discipline
  • Speed of Order Entry

So why are more and more traders choosing automated systems?Read More

What are E-Mini Nasdaq 100 Futures?

By | December 10, 2018

The E-Mini Nasdaq 100 (NQ) is a financial futures instrument which enables traders to speculate on the future value of the Nasdaq market index. More specifically, the NQ offers traders exposure to the 100 leading non-financial US large-cap companies which compose the Nasdaq 100 index.Read More

Wage Growth in Question: November Jobs Report Preview

By | December 6, 2018

The November Employment report published by the ADP showed stable job growth across all segments of the private sector, continuing the recent trend of a tightening labor market.

Analysts are calling for an additional 190,000 to 250,000 nonfarm positions with the unemployment rate currently at 3.7%. Once again, there is the expectation for moderate but not significant wage growth. With Fed chair Powell’s recent comments that interest rates were nearing a ‘neutral level,’ the wage growth number remains key. Read More

New Automatic Workspace Backup Feature Now Available

By | December 5, 2018

The award-winning NinjaTrader platform is designed for traders of all levels and trading styles. With each new update available, brand new tools and enhancements are included to improve user experience and functionality. Available now is an automated feature that instantly backs up saved workspaces!Read More

Why Trade Forex with NinjaTrader?

By | December 4, 2018

NinjaTrader’s award winning platform empowers forex traders with industry-leading analysis, trading and automation capabilities.

See how in this 1-minute video:Read More

US Stocks Up on Temporary Trade Truce

By | December 3, 2018

US equity futures were up Monday morning on optimism regarding trade relations with China. Washington and Beijing agreed to a 90-day trade détente and China agreed to remove and reduce tariffs on American made cars.

Investors interpreted this news as positive Monday morning as all three major US indices pushed higher.Read More