Futures Spread Trading
Futures spreads are a great way to take directional positions in the market while potentially reducing the margin and risk associated with the flat prices futures contracts. Futures spreads also have the ability to follow seasonal patterns and hedge systemic risk by reducing exposure to the US Dollar. Take a look at the collection of futures spread materials I’ve created over the years for traders new to futures spreads or for traders who need to brush up on the basics.
Moore Research Center, Inc. (MRCI) is an industry leader in providing historical research and seasonal analysis. Many futures spread traders and seasonal traders use MRCI as a valuable resource for their trading research and decision making. Learn more about Seasonal Spreads or Sign up for MRCI.
Trading Resources to Help You Navigate the Markets
I’ve identified some insights and concepts I think many traders miss out on. Many traders spend a lot of time on technical, fundamental, and seasonal analysis, and rightly so. However, the topics covered in this section offer knowledge and insight into the markets that few websites, books, and education services provide.
dt Pro is Daniels Trading’s premier online futures and options trading platform. Compatible for PCs, smart phones and tablets, it is a great tool for any online trader who needs 24/7 live access to the markets. View a few videos and links to my favorite online platform for trading futures spreads, among other products and strategies.
Turner’s Take Newsletter & Podcast
Turner’s Take is a weekly market commentary newsletter and podcasr that covers all the major futures markets with a focus on the Grains, Livestock and Energy sectors. The weekly issue is free for anyone who wishes to receive it. We will cover macroeconomic influences affecting the futures markets as well as in-depth market analysis for many of major ag-related commodity markets.