Unlike other financial instruments, futures contracts allow traders to benefit from rising or falling asset prices. You’re not limited to the buy side of the market, which means that you can also generate profits from the sell side. By using bull spreads, bear spreads, and associated strategies, you can secure market share by being either… Read more.
One of the great things about futures contracts is their inherent flexibility. This attribute opens the door to a vast catalog of strategic opportunities. Unlike other financial instruments, it doesn’t matter if you favor the long or short side of the market―money can be made from rising or falling prices.
No matter if you specialize in trading stocks, real estate, or artwork, you’ve certainly heard the phrase “buy low, sell high.” In futures, it is the inspiration for one of active trading’s favorite pastimes: buying market bottoms.