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Basics, building blocks & resources for new traders

3 Benefits of Automated Trading Systems Vs. Discretionary Trading

By | December 11, 2018

Diversity Systems Trading Automated Bot

Systems trading provides traders with an opportunity to address 3 common challenges faced by manual discretionary traders:

  • Limited market exposure
  • Discipline
  • Speed of Order Entry

So why are more and more traders choosing automated systems?Read More

What are E-Mini Nasdaq 100 Futures?

By | December 10, 2018

The E-Mini Nasdaq 100 (NQ) is a financial futures instrument which enables traders to speculate on the future value of the Nasdaq market index. More specifically, the NQ offers traders exposure to the 100 leading non-financial US large-cap companies which compose the Nasdaq 100 index.Read More

Why Trade Forex with NinjaTrader?

By | December 4, 2018

NinjaTrader’s award winning platform empowers forex traders with industry-leading analysis, trading and automation capabilities.

See how in this 1-minute video:Read More

Automated Trading Systems: Set It and Forget It!

By | November 15, 2018

In our fast-paced and technology-infused lifestyles, automation is continually replacing tasks which previously required constant attention. In the case of electronic trading, algo trading systems offer benefits that many traders prefer versus manual discretionary trading.Read More

Build Custom Trading Alerts Based on Market Analysis

By | November 12, 2018

NinjaTrader Alerts make it quick and simple to stay on top of market moves ensuring you don’t miss any trading opportunities. Based on your preferred analysis tools and required level of complexity, you can build alerts to trigger the following throughout NinjaTrader:

  • Custom messages
  • Play sounds
  • Send updates & more

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Trading Systems: Join the Algo Trading Revolution!

By | October 30, 2018

Automation has revolutionized many previously manual tasks and trading is no different. Through the use of trading systems, traders can leave their desktops behind and eliminate emotion through a programmatic trading approach that does not require real-time decision making. Read More

On This Day in History: Black Monday, 1987

By | October 19, 2018

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