As a futures trader, have you ever asked yourself any of the following questions? “What looks good and where should I get in?” “Uh-oh… I didn’t expect that… what should I do now?” “Do I want a stop and where should I put it?” “How should I get out?”
This is a sample entry from Brian Cullen’s email newsletter, The Cullen Outlook. September Australian Dollar Selling off of what I believe to be slight resistance above a trading channel. Consider selling at slight resistance off the recent high using a limit order. Objective would be a re-test of the recent lows at the bottom… Read more.
This morning, I got a call from a self-directed client. I generally do not offer unsolicited advice for do-it-yourself traders unless they are doing something blatantly dangerous, or if I am sure they are wrong.
This is a sample entry from Brian Cullen’s email newsletter, The Cullen Outlook. Sugar Market Future Spread. I am looking to take advantage of a possible move to the downside in Sugar after the recent higher trading via a futures spread trade. Consider selling the front month contract of October 2011 and buying the back… Read more.
Doji bars are one of the single most useful single bar patterns that any trader can identify. They can be used for entries, exits, or to determine position bias. “Doji” is a term used by Japanese candlestick chartists that refer to a bar where the open and close of a bar are in close approximation to each other.
This is a sample entry from Brian Cullen’s email newsletter, The Cullen Outlook. August Natural Gas Buying off of what I believe to be strong support under a trading channel. Consider buying off of strong support using a buy stop order to confirm continued price action to the upside. Objective would be a re-test of… Read more.
In my opinion, George Douglas Taylor was one of the greatest trading thinkers, and luckily he left behind one book on trading: The Taylor Trading Technique. This book lays out his “Taylor Book Method” for swing trading in futures.
This is a sample entry from Brian Cullen’s email newsletter, The Cullen Outlook. August Crude Oil Buying on a technical break of the recent down trend-line Consider buying on a slight pullback. Support was found at the 90.00-92.00 price level. As we potentially begin to move back to the upside, look for an opportunity to… Read more.
This is a sample entry from Brian Cullen’s email newsletter, The Cullen Outlook. August Gold Selling on a technical break below a significant trend line. Consider selling a break with a 1510.0 stop order to sell. Risk would be a retracement back above the trend line at 1530.0 With an objective of 1450.0 Trading the… Read more.
Over the weekend I got an email from a trader who follows the Taylor Trading Technique as he learned from Linda Raschke. Linda’s version of the Taylor Trading Technique is the basis of my Swing Trader’s Insight futures advisory service.