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What are Micro EURO STOXX 50® Index Futures?

By | April 21, 2021

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Micro EURO STOXX 50 Index futures from the Eurex Exchange are new and smaller-sized stock index futures contracts based on the most popular stock indices in Europe. Traders can now have the ability to trade micro-sized contracts on the key stock index market in the Eurozone using Micro EURO STOXX Index futures. Read More

Eurex Lanches Micro Dax® and Micro Euro Stoxx 50®

By | April 19, 2021

Trade the European markets for less with the introduction of Micro Dax® and Micro Euro Stoxx 50® futures from Eurex! These new contracts are at least ten times smaller than the regular size products reducing the financial commitment & increasing position management flexibility. Read More

Use Volume Profile to Reveal Significant Price Level

By | April 16, 2021

Volume Profile analysis involves the study of volume data plotted on the y-axis, or price axis. Visualizing volume from this unique perspective helps traders determine support & resistance areas, market direction, reversals and more. Read More

Crude Oil Roll Date – May 2021

By | April 14, 2021

Tuesday, April 20th marks the Last Trade Date for the May 2021 Crude Oil futures contract. Active CL traders can roll to the June contract as early as Thursday, April 15th, before the open. Standard trade execution fees & commissions apply.

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

Tips for Trading Futures During High Volatility

By | April 12, 2021

Volatility, or price variability, is identified by rapid fluctuations in both bullish (up) and bearish (down) price action. When developing a futures trading plan, futures traders should account for times of increased volatility. Read More

Understanding the 4 Common Volume Profile Shapes

By | April 9, 2021

Volume Profile is a dynamic tool that displays volume-at-price information for order flow traders. While the patterns of Volume Profiles may initially appear random, there are recurring shapes that can potentially provide insight into market direction, support & resistance zones, reversal areas and more. Read More

Filter Out Market Noise with Heiken Ashi Candles

By | April 6, 2021

Heiken Ashi candles were designed to filter out market noise and more easily identify market trends. Developed in the 1700s in Japan by Munehisa Homma, known as the father of candlestick charting, Heiken Ashi charts look similar to standard candlestick charts but are based on different values. Read More

NinjaTrader Promotion: Get Up to $200 in Commission Rebates

By | April 1, 2021

There has never been a better time to start trading futures with NinjaTrader!
Open a new Futures account by April 30th and receive up to $200 in commission rebates. Read More

Holiday Reminder – Good Friday 2021

By | March 31, 2021

Friday, April 2nd is Good Friday. 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!

What is Cumulative Delta in Order Flow Trading?

By | March 30, 2021

A cornerstone of order flow analysis, Cumulative Delta summarizes buying vs selling activity can help traders determine market direction, trend strength, support & resistance areas and more. Read More