This post is part of Craig Turner’s Innovative Trading Concepts series and originally appeared in FutureSources Fast Break Newsletter, where Craig Turner is a regular contributor on various futures trading topics. Many investors and traders have too much exposure to the US Dollar. Owning stocks, bonds, real estate and commodities priced in USD creates massive… Read more.
This is a revised version of an article that originally appeared in FutureSource’s Fast Break Newsletter on April 08, 2005. The futures markets are exciting and attractive to many individuals. However, potential traders are faced with the daunting task of determining how they should make their trading decisions. Potential traders need to develop a trading… Read more.
Gold coinage goes back to 640 BC or earlier. The metal has retained its value since, climbing to extreme highs. The market has accepted the price levels of gold without waiting for any significant dips. We have buying support from countries such as China and India. Fund Managers have added Gold to their trading portfolios. … Read more.
In marketing my services I offer the user’s Guide to Swing Trader’s Insight (STI). I call the STI user’s guide a “Guide to Swing Trading Futures”.
This post is part of Craig Turner’s Innovative Trading Concepts series. Jim Cramer vs. Dennis Gartman Two of my favorite financial commentators are Dennis Gartman and Jim Cramer. Say what you will about them (and I’ve read criticism about both), but they are well respected, successful traders that everyone can learn from. One issue I… Read more.
Many traders are constantly looking for a way to manage risk. Employing a delta neutral trading strategy can help to manage exposure to the markets. This type of strategy will allow speculative traders to hedge their positions against adverse price movements.
In this article, I’ll discuss six risk management methods investors may not normally consider but should be actively practicing while trading in the futures market. Properly managing one’s risk may not reap bountiful profits in and of itself, but in my experience, it ensures that your short-term trading doesn’t result in short-term involvement in the markets.