Trading systems are investment models that use a defined set of rules to enter and exit the market. The rules are generally based upon analysis of historical market conditions and subsequent price action. Investors and/or professional system developers analyze past market environments and look for ways to identify conditions that have typically led to winning… Read More.
Introduction We live in a complex, integrated world that runs nonstop at a seemingly ever increasing speed. The globalization and integration of the financial markets has allowed greater asset diversification, and technology has increased transparency and the speed of execution. Today’s investment landscape presents investors with a vast and almost overwhelming array of investment products… Read More.
If there is one thing that differentiates Daniels Trading (DT) from other brokers, it is the access our clients have to a wide variety of resources and ideas on the commodity futures markets. DT brokers understand the importance of demonstrating competence to their clients and know that competence is not something they can prove to… Read More.
In “S&P 500 | What is it? How do I trade it?”, DeWayne Reeves emphasizes the E-Mini S&P 500 as a barometer of not only the Stock market, but the economy as a whole. E-Mini products created by the CME have become some of the most popular trading vehicles worldwide. Learn what makes the S&P… Read More.
We have all wondered, what should I be? Our careers often define who we become and how we live our lives. Trading as a career, whether self-directed or as part of a larger team, is a very unique type of employment not easily left at the office when the 5 o’clock whistle blows. Trading is… Read More.
Investing in any financial instrument includes the risk of losing capital. Some investment strategies have a higher degree of risk than others, which also implies a higher potential for reward. It is important for the individual trader or investor to understand his or her risk tolerance with respect to the trading and investment vehicles they… Read More.
Whether you have traded a stock account for years or have just begun stock trading, you may have mixed results. Perhaps you have taken a course or you are simply well-read in your investment choices. The questions that every investor, trader and wealth manager must ask are, “Am I diversified enough to produce a smooth… Read More.
If there is one thing that I have learned after speaking to a number of people regarding their goals for trading in the commodity futures markets, it is that there is no specific service that is right for everybody. Depending on a trader or investor’s time, commitment and risk capital, there can be one service… Read More.
In a previous article, I explained commodity option expiration, exercising, and assignment. I noted a long (purchased) option position (call or put) has the right to exercise the contract. To make an informed decision, I will explain the result of exercising an option contract. A commodity option contract is a decaying asset that will expire…. Read More.
It is essential to understand option expiration, exercising, and assignment as a commodity option trader. Know these principles, whether purchasing outright calls or puts, selling or “writing” option contracts, or using complex option spread strategies. Not only will you be better equipped for such events, but also having this acumen could potentially improve your trading… Read More.