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Holiday Reminder – Presidents’ Day 2019

By | February 15, 2019

Presidents Day Markets Closed Holiday hours

Monday, February 18th is Presidents’ Day. Trading times for many products will change in observance of the holiday. For details, please visit the CME Group Holiday Calendar.

For up-to-date information on contract expirations, roll dates, news announcements & more, visit and bookmark the NinjaTrader Trade Desk Calendar!Read More

March 2019 Crude Oil Futures Roll Date

By | February 14, 2019

Wednesday, February 20th marks the Last Trade Date for the March 2019 Crude Oil Futures Contract. Active CL traders can roll to the April 2019 contract as early as Friday, February 15th, before the open.Read More

Intro to Options on Futures: Call Options vs Put Options

By | February 13, 2019

Although options trading may seem complicated, these powerful instruments offer a unique way to enhance and diversify a trader’s portfolio. Once some fundamental concepts are understood, options trading can be an effective way for investors to broaden and balance market exposure.Read More

New Feature: Save Custom Indicator Settings in NinjaTrader

By | February 11, 2019

The award-winning NinjaTrader platform includes 100+ out-of-the-box indicators equipping users with a vast arsenal of market analysis tools. To further enhance the technical analysis experience, users can now create and save custom templates for indicators.

Custom indicator templates allow users to quickly add indicators with customized settings saving valuable time to focus more on the markets. The addition of this new capability will help NinjaTrader users:Read More

Identify Reversals with Adaptive Price Zones (APZ)

By | February 7, 2019

NinjaTrader comes equipped with a robust set of native indicators and Adaptive Price Zones (APZ) is a volatility-based indicator designed to help identify possible reversal points. This can be especially useful in a choppy market where entries and exits are difficult to determine.Read More

Track Support & Resistance with the Market Depth Map

By | February 6, 2019

For many traders, monitoring order flow has become a crucial component of their technical analysis. NinjaTrader’s Order Flow + tool suite includes a Market Depth Map indicator to help traders identify supply and demand. Through a chronological display of order flow trading activity plotted behind the price bars, traders can visualize a historical and real-time view of market depth.Read More

US Markets Anticipate State of the Union Address

By | February 5, 2019

President Donald Trump is due to give his State of the Union address tonight at 9pm ET. Futures rose slightly Tuesday morning as investors digested earnings data while many are eager to hear updates from the commander in chief on a number of topics.Read More

Trade Options on Futures with NinjaTrader Brokerage

By | February 4, 2019

Options on futures are now available to trade through NinjaTrader Brokerage! This expansion allows options traders to save on their trades with NinjaTrader’s deep discount commissions and benefit from industry-leading support.Read More

More Jobs Expected Despite Trade War & Shutdown

By | January 31, 2019

Despite the recent government shutdown, the trade war and the building perception of a pending recession by many analysts, the job market continues to push forward. Economists on Wall Street expect private sector payroll additions of 174,000 for January, while the ADP report shows a robust 213,000 new jobs for the private sector.Read More

Extend Your Analysis with New Market Analyzer Tools

By | January 30, 2019

To continue expanding NinjaTrader 8’s powerful market analysis toolset, two new columns were recently added to the Market Analyzer. Chart-Net change and Chart-Mini provide new visual displays to help users gauge market activity at a glance to quickly identify trading opportunities. Read More