The dt Futures Blog is a great place to learn about commodity futures trading and investing. Insightful educationally-focused articles on topics ranging from choosing a futures broker to commodities trading strategies and risk management are published frequently.
This articles explains in detail how to find the Futures Spreads margins through the CME Group’s website and the ICE Exchange’s website.
During the year there are weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual grain reports. If you trade the grain markets, it is important to know when these reports occur and the potential impact they may have on the markets.
Learn more about This Week in Grain! John Payne explains what you get as a subscriber to his weekly grain and oilseed commentary newsletter.
Reports of Brazilian cargoes to China being cancelled due to lack of letters of credit continued over the weekend and into today. We also heard reports/rumors of more soybeans coming to the US from Brazil.
This weekly feature examines chart formations, along with technical indicators, of two to three commodity markets. Breakouts of these formations may lead to trading recommendations published by the Trade Spotlight advisory service.
This week we definitely witnessed some wipe-saw action in the indices and are now net-neutral in terms of market price. While on the other hand Soybeans made new highs, Corn might be making a double top and the same with Wheat.
If a new trader is looking to use futures to earn speculative profits, an understanding of spreads relationships is essential.
In this Broker Tip video, Matt Vitiello explains the importance of flagging your orders properly, and the difference between a day order and GTC order.
This morning saw a good example of a Taylor Trading Technique Sell Short day sale in the eMini S&P futures. In addition to the standard TTT reference price, overnight price levels proved to be a help to analyzing and trading it this morning.
Cocoa traders were disappointed with last week’s European grinding numbers, and the market appears technically overbought.