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Direct updates on critical contract expirations, roll dates & more

Natural Gas Roll Date – December 2020

By | November 19, 2020

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Wednesday, November 25th marks the Last Trade Date for the December 2020 Natural Gas futures contract. Active NG traders can roll to the January 2021 contract as early as Friday, November 20th, before the open. Read More

Crude Oil Roll Date – December 2020

By | November 16, 2020

Friday, November 20th marks the Last Trade Date for the December 2020 Crude Oil futures contract. Active CL traders can roll to the January 2021 contract as early as Tuesday, November 17th, before the open. Read More

Understanding Risk in Futures Trading

By | November 13, 2020

Understanding the risks involved in futures trading is important for traders when managing exposure in highly leveraged markets. First and foremost, since trading futures and other financial vehicles is inherently risky, only risk capital should be used for futures trading. Read More

Employment Growth Slows in October

By | November 5, 2020

Private job growth slowed sharply in October as the US economy grappled with new spikes in coronavirus cases across the country. According to payroll processing group ADP, the private sector grew by a mere 365,000 jobs last month, far fewer than had been forecast.

Service-based businesses were responsible for most of October’s hiring, in particular hospitality which was most severely impacted by the virus-related shutdown earlier this year. An estimated 125K new hospitality jobs were added and health services grew by nearly 80K new jobs. With the recent resurgence of Covid-19 cases, the health services sector will be interesting to watch through the winter months. Read More

Natural Gas Roll Date – November 2020

By | October 22, 2020

Wednesday, October 28th marks the Last Trade Date for the November 2020 Natural Gas futures contract. Active NG traders can roll to the December 2020 contract as early as Thursday, October 22nd, before the open. Read More

Crude Oil Roll Date – November 2020

By | October 14, 2020

Tuesday, October 20th marks the Last Trade Date for the November 2020 Crude Oil futures contract. Active CL traders can roll to the December 2020 contract as early as Thursday, October 15th, before the open.Read More

Tips When Trading Physical Commodity Futures

By | October 6, 2020

When trading futures contracts derived from physical assets such as oil, gold, cotton or soybeans, there are number of unique concepts to be familiar with versus trading cash settled contracts. Read More

Gold Futures Roll Date – October 2020

By | September 24, 2020

Wednesday, September 30th marks the first notice for the October Gold Futures Contract. GC Traders can roll to the succeeding contract before the open on Friday, September 25th.Read More

Natural Gas Roll Date – October 2020

By | September 22, 2020

Monday, September 28th marks the Last Trade Date for the October 2020 Natural Gas futures contract. Active NG traders can roll to the November 2020 contract as early as Wednesday, September 23rd, before the open. Read More

Crude Oil Roll Date – October 2020

By | September 16, 2020

Tuesday, September 22nd marks the Last Trade Date for the October 2020 Crude Oil futures contract. Active CL traders can roll to the November 2020 contract as early as Thursday, September 17th, before the open. Read More