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Futures Day Trading Margins: Exchange Margins

By | April 12, 2017

Different from Intraday Margins specified by the broker, which represent the minimum balance an account must maintain, Exchange Margins are mandated by the exchanges. Read More

Gold Futures Surge Amid Safe Haven Demand

By | April 11, 2017

With geopolitical concerns on the rise, investors turned to more tangible “safe haven” assets such as gold. Read More

New Market Analyzer Enhancements in NinjaTrader 8

By | April 10, 2017

NinjaTrader 7 users familiar with the Market Analyzer will feel right at home working in the NinjaTrader 8 version. However, there are some noteworthy improvements that aid in further customizing this data rich window.Read More

Most U.S. Jobs Added in Over Two Years!

By | April 6, 2017

According to the ADP National Employment report, private sector employment increased by 263K in March. This is the largest monthly addition to the workforce the nation has seen since December 2014.Read More

Swing Trading: Use Technical Analysis to Develop a Trading System

By | April 5, 2017

Swing trading is a speculative investment strategy where traders hold positions for between one and 7 days. This is different than day trading in that you will hold your position longer than one trading session. Swing trading also differs from a buy and hold strategy in that the longest you will hold a position for is 7 days as opposed to an extended period such as years.Read More

Futures Day Trading Margins: Intraday Margin

By | April 4, 2017

Trading margins represent a deposit with the broker to protect both the trader and broker against possible losses on an open trade. With this deposit, day traders are able to trade instruments valued much greater than the margin price via leverage. Read More

Cup and Handle Pattern: A Bullish Technical Trading Indicator

By | March 30, 2017

Cup and handle patterns are very distinguishable and can be identified by their beginning saucer like patterns and following handles. Read More

Attention Gold Futures Traders

By | March 29, 2017

Friday March 31st is the first notice for April Gold Futures. Traders can roll to the June contract before Thursday, April 30th. Read More

E-mini S&P Drops Below 50-Day Moving Average

By | March 28, 2017

The E-Mini S&P 500 Futures Contract dipped below its 50-day simple moving average during intra-day trading for first time since Election Day. Read More

Identify Market Trends & Cycles with Moving Average Indicators

By | March 27, 2017

There are two types of Moving Averages that technical analysts use to identify overall market trends and potential cycles, the Simple Moving Average and the Exponential Moving Average. Each technical indicator is designed to smooth out fluctuating data to show an average value of an instruments price over a user defined period of time.Read More