Futures

  • SP 500 Day Trading
    Contrary to popular belief, there is a lot of opportunity to make money when the stock market is going down in value. Many investors fret when the stock market begins to decline because their investme....
  • Futures Trading Instructions
    The first thing you need to do when you start to trade futures is to determine what type of strategy you are going to use. There are naked strategies, such as only buying or selling a single contract.....
  • Paper Trading
    For new investors the financial markets are quite intimidating. Symbols, quotes, volume, data, talking heads all combine to make a confusing picture. To slow things down a bit, new investors will be b....
  • E Mini Contracts
    E-mini contracts are growing exponentially in popularity with investors. The futures contract, which is traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, is a way for investors to leverage their monetary rew....
  • Futures Trading Tips
    Trading tips do not make for a successful trader. To become a successful trader you must put in the time it takes to learn the markets. You must have the discipline to stick with a trading strategy. Y....
  • Successful Trading
    To become a successful futures trader, you must look at what traits other successful traders have. The futures market has a history of creating losing traders. Studies have shown that roughly 80 perce....
  • Index Futures Trading
    Trading an index means that you're betting on the direction of an entire index rather than on the direction of a single stock's price. This is a popular choice for day traders since it eliminates some....
  • High Return Investments
    There are varying classifications of investments: bonds, stocks, futures, options, and real estate. Not every investment vehicle is suitable for every investor. It is very important to know your risk ....
  • Tick Charts
    In the financial markets a tick is not a small parasitic arachnid that likes to drink your blood. A tick is simply a price movement in a trading instrument. There are "up ticks" and "down ticks" but n....
  • Futures Trading Systems
    Before we delve into the various futures trading systems that traders use, first I want to discuss the basics of the futures markets. Without going into too much detail about the history of futures ma....