One of the key characteristics of the futures market is volatility. And, some of the most volatile futures products are based on commodities. The constant balancing of the supply-demand curve—as well as such factors as geopolitics, regulations, and currency values—can send prices directional in the blink of an eye. No matter if you’re trading metal,… Read more.
Since the surprise victory of Donald J. Trump in the 2016 presidential election, millions of eyes have drawn a hard focus on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. No matter your profession or walk of life, one thing is for certain: It will be nearly impossible to escape the hype surrounding next fall’s U.S. general election.
The MDA Snap Shot was able to participate in a bullish move in the E-Mini S&P. We had signals to buy the ES on 12/14/15 @ 2006.50 and then on 12/15/16 @ 2041.50. Today, we exited these positions just after the Fed announcement @ 2055.00. Below you will see the life and thought process going into these trades for your reference and the complete trade recaps. You can also review these updates within the MDA archives.
This post originally appeared in FutureSource’s Fast Break Newsletter on May 17, 2011 where Craig Turner is a regular contributor on various futures trading topics. Trading in volatile markets provides extraordinary opportunities but it also carries more risk. For more aggressive traders, volatile markets can lead to larger than normal losses, but they can also… Read more.