At the end of the day, most traders and investors are searching for something that works. For them, this involves ways to limit risk while trying to extrapolate upside opportunities. But, the question remains: how can we find simple and effective ways to do this? Let’s follow Brian, who wants to allocate $20,000 towards a… Read More.
The Slow Stochastic is an oscillator type indicator that is used to help identify changes in momentum while identifying support and resistance levels. Its basic function is to identify that during periods of price decreases, daily closes tend to accumulate near the lows of the trading range. Conversely, during periods of price increases, closing prices… Read More.
Technically Speaking: Markets You Should be Watching Right Now October Feeder Cattle: Selling on a break of strong support. October Feeder Cattle has broken through a strong support level of 134.00. I look for a bit of retracement to get short this market through the remainder of the summer. We experienced this same price pattern… Read More.
One of the key attractions to trading the E-mini version of a stock index, or any other futures, for that matter, is that traders can participate at a much smaller investment level than the standard, or “big board” futures contracts. Think of it as trying out craps in Las Vegas by playing at the $1.00… Read More.
New technology like social media can be a benefit to your trading and investing.In the days before the Internet, traders would spend hundreds if not thousands of dollars on Squawk Boxes and real time market information.Now you can get the same information on the internet and mobile phone applications like Twitter for little or no… Read More.
The Dow Jones rises and falls 500 points a day. Gold climbs $60 in on session. Oil has $5 and $10 moves in a week. Corn trades to limit up on the market opening. Market volatility is climbing to an all-time high. Trading these markets offers plenty of reward, but the risks of losses are… Read More.
Part Two: The Great Influence of Mother Nature Weather affects all facets of life. It influences our daily activities, what we wear, how we feel, and sometimes even where we choose to live our lives. It is true that without the elements produced by Mother Nature herself, life on Earth would be non-existent. Obviously plant… Read More.
I am looking to readdress my blog post on the Natural Gas contract from August 3rd, 2011. The idea in my previous blog post was to buy the Natural Gas contract after confirming momentum to the upside using a Buy Stop order at 420.0. We were trading at 415.0. The strategy was successful in that… Read More.