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Crude Oil Futures Roll Date Alert

By | December 15, 2017

On Tuesday, December 19th, the January Crude Oil Futures contract will expire. Crude Oil Traders can roll to the February contract before the open on Monday, December 18th. Read More

Currency Futures Contract Roll Date

By | December 14, 2017

The last trade date for December Currency Futures is Monday, December 18th. Traders can roll to the succeeding contract as early as Friday, December 15th. Read More

Preview of Last Fed Meeting of 2017

By | December 12, 2017

The Federal Open Market Committee starts its final meeting of 2018 on Tuesday where its widely anticipated to increase its benchmark rate by one quarter percentage point marking the 3rd increase this year and 5th since the financial crisis. Read More

Red Hot Job Market Records 190K Additions

By | December 7, 2017

U.S. private sector businesses added 190K jobs in November which was in line with economists’ predictions ranging from 185K – 195K. November’s additions are down from October where 235K job additions were reported. However, this month over month drop came on the heels of only 18K employment gains in September as workers in hurricane torn areas in Texas and Florida were displaced. The surge in October stems from many of those workers returning to the workforce. Read More

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

By | December 6, 2017

Friday December 15th marks the last trade date for Equity Indexes, including the ES, YM and NQ. Active Equity Index traders can roll to the March contract as early as Thursday, December 7th, before the open. Read More

Attention Eurex Traders – Roll Date Notification!

By | December 4, 2017

The last trade date for Eurex Interest Rate products is Thursday December 7th. Eurex traders can roll to the new contract as early as Tuesday December 5th, before the open. Read More

Why Trade Futures Over Stocks or Forex?

By | November 30, 2017

The futures trading industry offers a number of unique benefits for active investors. Whether it’s the diverse mix of investment options, such as commodities, equity indexes, currencies and treasury bonds, or the myriad of advantages when compared to other investment options, futures can be a fantastic vehicle to hedge risk and make your dollar work harder. Read More

Trading Potential E-Mini Spread Opportunities

By | November 29, 2017

The opening bell on November 29, 2017 produced an interesting trade pattern within the U.S. Cash Indices. The E-mini NASDAQ (NQ) futures contract turned lower with a significant amount of momentum while other typically correlated indices, such as the E-mini S&P (ES) and E-mini Dow (YM) recorded new all-time intraday highs. Read More

Attention Grains, Metals & Interest Rate Traders!

By | November 28, 2017

Thursday, November 30th is the first notice for Agriculture & Metals futures, including Gold. Grains, Interest Rates, Metals & Agriculture traders are eligible to roll to the March contract before the open on Wednesday, November 29th. Read More

Attention Natural Gas Futures Traders!

By | November 22, 2017

Thursday, November 23rd marks the roll date for the December Natural Gas contract. The last trade date falls on Tuesday, November 28th. Read More