Active futures trading offers many ways of capitalizing on opportunities. Among the most popular are identifying markets that are becoming overbought and oversold. One powerful tool that excels in this discipline is the stochastic oscillator. What Is the Stochastic Oscillator? According to Investopedia, the stochastic oscillator is a “momentum indicator comparing a particular closing price… Read more.
The moving average convergence divergence (MACD) is a technical indicator used to identify points of trend exhaustion. Classified as a momentum oscillator, the MACD is a popular means for traders to identify overbought and oversold market conditions. When used correctly, it is a powerful tool for the execution of trend, reversal, and range trading strategies.… Read more.
Active futures traders implement a variety of strategies to secure market share. Among the most popular are scalping, day trading, and swing trading futures. Let’s take a closer look at the art of swing trading and how it may be useful in your financial pursuits. What Is Swing Trading? Swing trading is a trading strategy… Read more.
A day trader is someone who repeatedly implements short-term intrasession trading strategies to secure profitability. Day traders target the world’s premier financial venues, specifically the stock, currency, commodity, and debt markets. Although the profession can be lucrative, it is also controversial. Two of the most popular markets earmarked by day traders are the New York… Read more.
The past two years have been big for cryptocurrencies, specifically Bitcoin (BTC). Amid the epic COVID-19 era run-up in crypto values, Bitcoin futures listed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) experienced an uptick in public interest. To broaden its Bitcoin offerings, CME Group launched Micro BTC futures in May 2021. CME Micro Bitcoin Futures: Form… Read more.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re aware of the meteoric 2020-2021 rise of Bitcoin (BTC). In a little more than 12 months, BTC prices rallied from COVID-19 panic lows near $5,000 to early 2021 all-time highs just below $65,000. The spike in value was one of the biggest financial stories in recent history.… Read more.
The first half of 2021 was a fascinating period for gold as receding political and COVID-19-related uncertainties boosted positive sentiment across the markets. Subsequently, bullish trends developed in equities, cryptocurrencies, energies, and ag commodities. Contrary to these uptrends during the first half of 2021, gold flatlined. What can we expect from gold futures today, tomorrow,… Read more.