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Natural Gas Futures Rally as Summer Heats Up

Natural Gas futures (NG) saw gains exceeding 11% Monday morning as bearish investors lightened their short positions and new longs stepped in. This comes after NG saw a 25-year price low late last week.

Last Thursday, a bulky storage injection plunged prices to new lows, shaking out what was thought to be the last remaining bulls. However, Friday’s session was unexpectedly calm with no follow through to the downside and low volatility.Read More

What are 10-Year T-Note Options on Futures?

Among the most actively-traded options on futures products are 10-Year T-Note futures options. Derivative of 10-Year Treasury Notes, these options on futures vehicles allow traders to speculate the directionality of interest rates as well as hedge risk at the end of a yield curve.

Providing 4 distinct ways to speculate and trade futures markets, options on futures are appealing to traders looking for more market entry choices and greater risk control.Read More

How to Use the SuperDOM Price Ladder for Order Entry

One of NinjaTrader’s powerful order entry features is the SuperDOM, an interactive price ladder which displays market depth. The SuperDOM provides complete functionality for the management of orders, positions, and discretionary exit and stop strategies in a highly visual manner.

This efficient order entry interface allows traders to not only submit and modify orders, but also monitor order book data to track changes in bids and offers. The “DOM” in SuperDOM stands for “depth of market,” also known as Level II or the order book.Read More

Volatility Spikes After 7% Dow Drop

Equity index futures are rebounding this morning after Wall Street’s worst day in three months. News of rising coronavirus cases has again stoked fear in the markets and recent comments by the Fed have also shaken trader confidence.

As businesses reopen in the US, a rising number of coronavirus cases has many investors concerned over how the situation might escalate. Additionally, the Federal Reserve warned of a possible long road to economic recovery on Wednesday, decelerating the bullish conviction seen early this month. Read More

Equity Futures Rally on Reopening Optimism

Equity markets rallied Tuesday morning with hopes that the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic is over. As some of world’s largest economies begin to reopen and news of potential vaccines continues to circulate, investors seem optimistic about market recovery.

However, with US-China trade negotiations still hanging in the balance, is this market positivity substantiated?Read More