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Quarterly Equity Index Roll Date (ES, NQ, YM)

By | December 6, 2017

Friday December 15th marks the last trade date for Equity Indexes, including the ES, YM and NQ. Active Equity Index traders can roll to the March contract as early as Thursday, December 7th, before the open. Read More

Attention Eurex Traders – Roll Date Notification!

By | December 4, 2017

The last trade date for Eurex Interest Rate products is Thursday December 7th. Eurex traders can roll to the new contract as early as Tuesday December 5th, before the open. Read More

Why Trade Futures Over Stocks or Forex?

By | November 30, 2017

The futures trading industry offers a number of unique benefits for active investors. Whether it’s the diverse mix of investment options, such as commodities, equity indexes, currencies and treasury bonds, or the myriad of advantages when compared to other investment options, futures can be a fantastic vehicle to hedge risk and make your dollar work harder. Read More

Trading Potential E-Mini Spread Opportunities

By | November 29, 2017

The opening bell on November 29, 2017 produced an interesting trade pattern within the U.S. Cash Indices. The E-mini NASDAQ (NQ) futures contract turned lower with a significant amount of momentum while other typically correlated indices, such as the E-mini S&P (ES) and E-mini Dow (YM) recorded new all-time intraday highs. Read More

Attention Grains, Metals & Interest Rate Traders!

By | November 28, 2017

Thursday, November 30th is the first notice for Agriculture & Metals futures, including Gold. Grains, Interest Rates, Metals & Agriculture traders are eligible to roll to the March contract before the open on Wednesday, November 29th. Read More

Attention Natural Gas Futures Traders!

By | November 22, 2017

Thursday, November 23rd marks the roll date for the December Natural Gas contract. The last trade date falls on Tuesday, November 28th. Read More

December Crude Oil Roll Date Notification

By | November 16, 2017

The last trade date for the December Crude Oil futures contract is Monday, November 20th. Crude Oil traders can roll to the January contract as early as Friday, November 17th. Read More

Equity Index Futures Slide

By | November 15, 2017

Equity Index Futures plunged before the opening bell on Wednesday and continued a downward slide into real time trading hours.Read More

3 Technical Indicators to Trade Nasdaq (NQ) Futures

By | November 14, 2017

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

Inverted Cup and Handle Pattern: A Bearish Technical Trading Indicator

By | November 10, 2017

Inverted cup and handle patterns can be identified by their large crescent shape followed by a less extreme, upward retracement. The entire pattern usually takes within 3 to 6 month to develop. These patterns are meant to serve as being indicative of a bearish reversal. Read More