Although I spend most of my day managing client accounts, I also dedicate time to speaking with people who are interested in trading futures, yet have never traded before or are hesitant for one reason or another to dive into the markets. Throughout these conversations, I have noted that one of the biggest obstacles keeping potential and former traders from diving into the markets is a lack of understanding on market fundamentals.
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Based on an upturn in the stochastics, I would like to get involved in this spread today.
I am looking to get involved in a seasonal spread in the NATURAL GAS market. January is typically a big month for Natural Gas use and reserves need to be built up. November can be seen as stable in reserves and focus tends to shift to colder months as October rolls in.
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This post originally appeared in FutureSource’s Fast Break Newsletter on February 15, 2011, where Craig Turner is a regular contributor on various futures trading topics. Every position you’ve had in the past, currently hold, or hold in the future can be viewed as a spread trade. You might be saying to yourself, “I only trade… Read more.
When it comes to Futures Spreads, many traders ask us what is the benefit of spreading futures contracts. They want to know why we often choose to spread futures contracts instead of either being long or short a single futures contract or option, or use option spreads instead.
Seasonal futures spread trading is one of the best futures trading strategies that most futures traders have never heard of or just don’t know much about.