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Add Visibility with New Hollow Candlesticks

By | April 25, 2019

NinjaTrader’s award-winning trading charts include 100+ out-of-the-box indicators as well as multiple bar types and chart styles to help analyze market activity. With the new Hollow candlestick chart style for NinjaTrader 8, traders can use transparent bars to monitor indicators “behind” the price bars and also easily identify doji candles.Read More

Grains & Metals Roll Date – May 2019

By | April 24, 2019

The first notice for May 2019 Metals & Agriculture Futures products falls on Tuesday, April 30th. Traders can roll to the succeeding contracts on Thursday, April 25th, before the open.Read More

Micro E-mini Futures: Access 4 US Equity Markets

By | April 23, 2019

The CME Group recently announced its upcoming launch of Micro E-mini futures for the S&P 500, Nasdaq-100, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Russell 2000 indexes. These exciting new contracts scheduled to be available May 6th, 2019, pending regulatory review.Read More

Natural Gas Roll Date – May 2019

By | April 22, 2019

Friday, April 26th marks the Last Trade Date for the May 2019 Natural Gas futures contract. Active NG traders can roll to the June 2019 contract as early as Tuesday, April 23rd, before the open.Read More

Holiday Reminder – Good Friday 2019

By | April 18, 2019

Friday, April 19th is Good Friday. Trading times for many products will change in observance of the holiday. For details, please visit the CME Group Holiday Calendar.

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Candlestick Charting: Legend of Munehisa Homma

By | April 17, 2019

Among the legendary figures who shaped the trading world is Munehisa Homma, known in his time as the “god of the markets.”

Originally a rice merchant from Sakata, Japan, Munehisa Homma became an expert rice futures trader at the Dojima Rice Exchange in the 18th century. He was widely known among fellow traders for his success and earned the nickname “the god of the markets” while accumulating a rumored net worth of $100 billion in today’s US currency.Read More

Micro E-mini Futures Coming in May!

By | April 16, 2019

Trading US equity index futures is about to get even easier! The CME Group recently announced its upcoming launch of Micro E-mini futures for the S&P 500, Nasdaq-100, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Russell 2000 indexes.Read More

Crude Oil Roll Date – May 2019

By | April 15, 2019

Monday, April 22nd marks the Last Trade Date for the May 2019 Crude Oil futures contract. Active CL traders can roll to the June 2019 contract as early as Monday, April 15th, before the open.Read More

Pinpoint Historical Price Action with New “Go To” Charting Feature

By | April 11, 2019

NinjaTrader’s award-winning trading software includes a multitude of chart styles, indicators, drawing tools and more to make market analysis a breeze. Now available to all NinjaTrader 8 users, the Go To feature is a fast and efficient way to pinpoint a specific date and time on a trading chart.

A common theory behind technical analysis is that “history repeats itself.” Many chart patterns sought by quantitative traders are based on historical price moves which tend to result in similar outcomes. Therefore, it is common for traders to take a step back in time to review past market moves and study setups.

With NinjaTrader 8’s new Go To charting feature, finding a specific point of price action can now be accomplished in a few easy steps.Read More

Open Your Futures Account with ONLY $400!

By | April 10, 2019

NinjaTrader is making it even easier to get into the trading action in April.

For a limited time, you can open & fund a new futures brokerage account with ONLY $400!

With $50 day trading margins available for Micro contracts and deep discount commissions, now is the ideal time to build experience trading these popular CME Group contracts.Read More