Analysts expect a healthy rebound succeeding a dreary March employment report. According to ADP, private sector jobs added 177K jobs in April, just notch above the expected 175K.Read More
Understanding the fundamentals behind the futures industry is an important component for every new and aspiring futures trader to grasp.
To paint a clear picture of how futures trading has evolved into its current state, it’s helpful to review the definition of a futures contract and the origins of trading.Read More
With the U.S. Economy on solid ground, the Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady in the near-term, but will likely signal that more rate hikes are on the horizon. Read More
The U.S. Economy showed its weakest performance in three years during Q1 2017 as consumers quickly tightened their spending habits. Read More
Simple moving averages (SMA) are used in many different technical indicators and can also serve as a stand-alone tool for analyzing price movement.Read More
First notice for Metals & Agriculture falls on Friday, April 28th. Grains & Metals traders can roll to the next contract on Thursday, April 27. Read More
Whether its oil, gold, cash or even bonds, all futures contracts revolve around a tangible product.
New futures traders often wonder if the delivery of a commodity will come to fruition after a contract expires. Should one be prepared to securely store or deliver 100 Troy Ounces of Gold at contract maturity?Read More
The last trade date for May Natural Gas Futures is Wednesday, April 26th. Traders can roll to the June contract before market open on Monday, April 24th. Read More
Exponential moving averages (EMA) are designed to analyze financial instruments’ price movement. The difference between EMAs and other moving averages is that EMA’s apply a higher value to more recent data points. For example, a 14 day EMA will value the most recent 5 days more than the least recent 5 days of data.Read More
Following the unexpected global financial market reactions to the Brexit vote and US Presidential elections, the upcoming French Presidential elections are more anticipated than ever and a major test for Euro zone unity.Read More