Candlestick patterns are among the most frequently used technical tools by active futures traders. No matter the strategy―whether it is trend, rotational, or reversal―chart patterns can be valuable for position management or market timing devices. Let’s take a look at the top three tips for trading Japanese candlestick chart patterns. Tip No. 1: Be Aware… Read more.
Options on futures, or “futures options,” offer market participants an unparalleled collection of opportunities. However, their name often confuses and discourages many active traders from entering the market. In this blog article, we’ll take a look at the basics of options on futures and three key advantages of making them part of your trading plan.… Read more.
For active traders, finding an ideal market to trade is a critical task. Although the best products exhibit liquidity and volatility―two vital attributes―there are many other factors to consider. Regardless of your experience level, it is easy to get overwhelmed.
This has been a historic year in the capital markets, headlined by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. A true black swan event, the COVID-19 outbreak injected unprecedented uncertainty into the world’s financial system. If you’ve been active in the markets since Jan. 1, then you’re hip to the huge volatility and volumes of 2020. So… Read more.
In the contemporary futures marketplace, the commodity trading platform is an integral part of conducting day-to-day business. It is the trader’s gateway to the markets, a software lifeline that links participants and brokers to the exchange. Ensuring that the platform is in peak operating condition is a key part of competent trading.