Financial leverage is the use of debt to secure additional assets. Businesses and individuals both implement leverage. For example, if you have a car loan or a mortgage, then you’re already using leverage. In many ways, leverage is the backbone of the global derivatives markets. Market participants depend on the extension of credit to buy… Read more.
Today was another session that the stock index futures had breakout setups. Using the overnight structure as I wrote about yesterday (read HERE), we were able to trade this morning’s breakdown although the market was well past the standard trigger levels for a breakout trade entry. In 2017 I wrote a report (get a copy… Read more.
In last night’s edition of Swing Trader’s Insight (STI) I labeled today as a Taylor Trading (TT) Buy day for the stock index futures. Normally we would use the previous session low as the “reference price” for a TT Buy day however in this morning’s comment I suggested we look at overnight structure to get… Read more.
Whether you’re a veteran of the markets or just getting your feet wet, the question of “how to trade futures” is a crucial one. Strategy, resources, and goals all figure into the final answer — one that is unique to each individual. Deciding exactly how to trade futures can be a daunting task. However, the… Read more.
In this morning’s comment for Swing Trader’s Insight (STI) I wrote that I would consider buying the EMini S&P if it rallied back above 2900. I’ve often said that Sunday night moves should often be faded; this was a good example of that guideline. In last night’s edition of STI, the EMini S&P was labeled… Read more.
In this morning’s comment for the EMini S&P, I noted that it had two setups for today. These two setups anticipated the market moving in opposite directions. Luckily, we didn’t have to guess as to the move’s direction, we let the market decide and go with it. First, by a Taylor Trading cycle count today… Read more.
Today’s breakout setup in EMini S&P futures gave two trade opportunities today,
Here is Sr. Broker’s Drew Rathgeber end of week re-cap exiting Gold (GC) & Emini S&P (ES) trades. Watch all the way till the end to hear his “Special Message” regarding AccuMarkets and some personal insights via his vBlog.
The stock index futures had breakout setups for today. For the eMini S&P, the patterns that told us to look for a breakout trade were a doji bar and NR4 (narrowest range of the previous four sessions. These patterns indicated that on Tuesday traders didn’t want to commit to buying higher or selling lower; this… Read more.
The eMini S&P futures were on the Sell Short day of the Taylor Trading Technique cycle today. Trending markets are a double edged sword for the TTT – they are the kind of markets we want to participate in however they often show only shallow retracements against the trend, which can make it challenging to… Read more.