After seeing record-breaking volume in their first 30 days of trading, Micro E-mini equity index futures from the CME have racked up more than 32 million contracts traded since their launch on May 6th.
Micro E-mini futures provide futures traders the ability to trade American stock markets at a fraction of the cost & with significantly lower margins than full-size E-minis. These 1/10th-sized fungible contracts also offer added flexibility & position management for existing E-mini traders.
The first three months of trading for Micro E-mini futures has been nothing short of historic. The launch of these new contracts took the futures trading world by storm and brought a surge of new futures traders to these highly liquid equity index markets.Read More
American stock index futures showed signs of a bounce Tuesday morning after their sharpest single-day drop of the year.
Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures all saw losses exceeding 3% yesterday. Most notably, Micro E-mini Nasdaq futures closed more than 4% down at 7385.25.
In retaliation to President Donald Trump threatening a new series of tariffs on Chinese imports, the People’s Bank of China devalued the yuan currency to historically low levels. This caused a chain reaction in both currency and equity markets and spurred a massive selloff on Wall Street.Read More
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 futures, forex, stocks, & CFDs.
With the new Equivolume chart style for NinjaTrader 8, traders can easily see which bars received the most relative volume simply by comparing their widths.Read More
U.S. stock futures were up Tuesday morning following a statement by a senior Federal Reserve official that a rate cut “may be warranted soon.” This shift in the market helped pare some of yesterday’s losses where a selloff took place in the technology sector. Read More
Day trading is defined as opening and closing a position within a single trading session. Most day traders make use of leverage and short-term trading strategies to take advantage of small price movements throughout the day.
Day traders typically trade frequently as they attempt to take advantage of short-term market moves. This accelerated approach helps new day traders gain experience quickly while also developing a consistent approach without long-term risk or exposure.
As long as appropriate risk management measures are in place, day trading can be a viable approach to the forex markets.Read More
In today’s global economy, diversification now means exposure to international markets. Many opportunities for global diversification exist with one of the most versatile instruments being Mini-DAX Futures (FDXM).Read More
By assessing time, price, volume and momentum with technical indicators, the Nasdaq futures contract (NQ) can be analyzed for potential trade opportunities. Insights from technical analysis could provide buy or sell signals or an indication of potential trend reversals or market moves.Read More
There are two types of Moving Averages that technical analysts use to identify overall market trends and potential cycles, the Simple Moving Average and the Exponential Moving Average. Each technical indicator is designed to smooth out fluctuating data to show an average value of an instruments price over a user defined period of time.Read More
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Double top and bottom chart patterns are used to predict bottom and top reversals in futures markets. Identifying this pattern in a trading chart could indicate the beginning or end of a market trend. By showing both the ‘bottoming out’ and ‘topping out’ of a trend, double top and bottom chart patterns can be helpful in finding a potential trade setup. Read More