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Dollar Weakens Ahead of Trump’s Press Conference

By | January 10, 2017

First press conference jitters overtook investors amid tomorrow’s first Q&A meeting since the election.

The Dollar stalled in its impressive bullish run since election night as the markets look for hints of insight regarding upcoming legislative policies. Read More

Expose Trends & Volatility Using Range Bars

By | January 9, 2017

Developed in the mid-90’s by Brazilian broker and trader, Vincente Nicolellis, Range Bars offer day traders a different perspective on the markets by eliminating time from the equation & focusing solely on price. Read More

Expectations for December Employment Report

By | January 5, 2017

Private sector job growth slowed in December while jobless claims fell to 235K. This nearly 43 year low pushes the unemployment benefit average to 262K per week, its lowest average since 1973.Read More

Crude Oil Rebounding After Rough Start to 2017

By | January 4, 2017

After a dramatic sell off to start 2017, oil futures prices are pushing for a rebound on news that some international production levels will remain curtailed.Read More

Managing Margin In Futures Trading

By | January 3, 2017

A constant to any futures trading strategy is managing margin risk. It has been said, with increased risk comes potential for increased profit. The mechanics of managing margin risk should be taken very seriously while balancing the opportunity it can bring. Read More

New Instrument Navigation Features in NinjaTrader 8!

By | December 29, 2016

Changing and customizing charts in NinjaTrader 8 has never been easier thanks to the new Interval Selector. Read More

January Roll Date Notification – Natural Gas (NG)

By | December 27, 2016

The Last Trade date for January’s Natural Gas Futures contract is Wednesday, December 28th. NQ Traders can roll to February’s contract on Tuesday, December 27th. Read More

Day Trading Setup: Backtesting with Indicators

By | December 22, 2016

Backtesting using indicators can help you identify a potentially effective day trading setup and serves as a starting point for many traders. There are many ways to incorporate trading indicators into backtesting. Below we will explore a methodology and an example of a trade setup.Read More

Stochastics: A Momentum Trading Indicator

By | December 21, 2016

The Stochastic Oscillator is a momentum trading indicator that uses the velocity of a financial instrument’s fluctuation in price to provide buy/sell signals. Stochastics usually move before price changes and divergences in Stochastics can be used to predict financial instrument pricing reversals.Read More

Use Tick Bars to Gain a New Perspective on the Markets

By | December 20, 2016

When first learning how to dissect the intricacies of the markets, intraday traders typically focus on time based candlestick charts. The reliability and intuitive nature of time based charts offer remarkable information to help determine general market direction, prevailing trends, possible future market movements and provide the foundation for basic technical analysis.Read More