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Basics, building blocks & resources for new traders

On This Day in History: Black Monday, 1987

By | October 19, 2018

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Originating in Hong Kong on October 19th, 1987, Black Monday saw a financial crash so powerful it resulted in the largest single-day percentage drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average history.Read More

Chart Trader, SuperDOM & FX Board: Flexible Order Entry with NinjaTrader

By | October 15, 2018

Trade the global markets how you want with NinjaTrader’s award-winning order entry options. NinjaTrader provides multiple unique interfaces to execute your trades including the popular Chart Trader, SuperDOM and the FX Board. Read More

Mini-DAX Futures: Trading Strategies with Dan Gramza

By | October 12, 2018

In today’s global economy, diversification now means exposure to international markets. Many opportunities for global diversification exist with one of the most versatile instruments being Mini-DAX Futures (FDXM).Read More

Bitcoin Pumps Up the Volume This Summer

By | October 9, 2018

Bitcoin Futures (BTC) volume saw a dramatic jump from June to July 2018 which could mean that BTC Futures are gaining some traction within the trading community. Read More

Forecast Market Moves with the OBV Indicator

By | September 27, 2018

Developed by Joseph Granville & introduced to the technical analysis community in his 1963 book Granville’s New Key to Stock Market Profits, On Balance Volume (OBV) is a popular indicator used to measure buying and selling pressure.Read More

On This Day in History: The Original Black Friday

By | September 24, 2018

Most Americans know Black Friday as the day after Thanksgiving kicking off the holiday shopping season with a consumer confidence spike.Read More

What are Gold (GC) Futures?

By | September 19, 2018

According to the CME Institute, “Gold is arguably the most watched and diverse commodity in the world.” Gold Futures (GC) trade on the COMEX exchange, which is part of the CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange) Group.Read More

NinjaTrader Goes to the Movies: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

By | September 14, 2018

The trading world has been depicted from several different angles in various Hollywood renditions over the years.Read More

Henry Hub Natural Gas Futures Information

By | August 24, 2018

The last trade date for the September Natural Gas futures contracts falls on Wednesday, August 29th. Traders can roll to the October contract on Monday, August 27th, before the open.Read More

Free Charting & Analysis Tools to Visualize the Markets

By | August 22, 2018

NinjaTrader is always free to use for advanced charting helping traders visualize the markets. Using NinjaTrader’s award-winning charting capabilities you can explore numerous chart styles, indicators and drawing tools for customized analysis.Read More