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Rollover Multiple Futures Instruments Simultaneously via NinjaTrader 8’s Batch Rollover!

By | January 26, 2017

Managing Instruments in NinjaTrader 8 has never been easier thanks to a streamlined Instrument Management interface! The methods to manage instruments have been completely renovated and have evolved into a mature, efficient system.Read More

DOW Hits the 20,000 Milestone

By | January 25, 2017

For the first time in its 120-year history, the Dow Joes Industrial Average breached the 20,000 mark.

The stock gauge, comprised of 30 U.S. blue chip organizations, was up roughly 100 points and trading above the 20K threshold before the open.Read More

Technical Analysis & Its Critical Role in Futures Trading

By | January 24, 2017

Technical analysis is the study of historic price and price behavior of a financial instrument as applied to real-time futures trading. Read More

Major Currencies Gain Ground on the U.S. Dollar

By | January 23, 2017

The U.S. Dollar continues to sell post President Trump’s inauguration speech giving way for stronger foreign currencies such as the Euro & Yen. The nationalistic sentiment of President Trumps speech on Friday, pointing to tougher international trade arrangements, nudged the currency on its continued slide. However, with all signs pointing to a very healthy U.S. economy, some economists predict the current pullback will be short lived. Read More

Trading Futures Online: 4 Questions New Futures Traders Should Ask

By | January 20, 2017

There are many different ways to approach trading futures online and numerous factors to consider. This includes selecting a broker, trading platform, and risk management strategy…just to name a few. Below are some questions to ask yourself and guidelines to follow to help you through this process:Read More

Trader Alert Roll Date – Natural Gas (NG)

By | January 19, 2017

Friday, January 27th is the last trade date for February Natural Gas. Traders can roll to the March contract as early as Friday, January 20th. Read More

Gold Trading Near 2 Month Highs on a Weak Dollar

By | January 18, 2017

Intraday Gold Futures traded at its highest levels in nearly two months on Tuesday. News surrounding British Prime Minister, Theresa May, and her commitment to a full extraction from the European Union, combined with uneasiness leading up to Inauguration Day & the President Elect labeling the Dollar “Too Strong”, sent the U.S. Dollar on a dive. The 1.2% Dollar Index slide pushed Gold Futures nearly the exact same percentage in the opposite direction.Read More

Attention Crude Oil Futures Traders – February Roll Date Notification

By | January 17, 2017

Friday, January 20th marks the last trade date for the February Crude Oil Futures Contract. Traders can roll to the March contract on Wednesday, January 18th. Read More

Manage Stops & Targets Using NinjaTrader 8’s New Risk Reward Drawing Tool

By | January 12, 2017

All investing requires a degree of risk, in theory the larger the risk the higher the expected gain and vice versa. While it’s easy to focus on the potential and hopeful reward for every trade, some believe it’s even more imperative to focus on the inevitable risk. Read More

Futures Contracts: What Should I Consider When Choosing a Contract to Trade?

By | January 11, 2017

For new traders, one of the most challenging decisions can be selecting a futures contract to trade. There are many factors to take into consideration including: Read More