Futures

  • 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 ....
  • Futures Investing Strategies
    The term spread carries two different meanings in the market. Spread can mean the difference between the bid and the asking price. For example, if the bid is $10 and the ask is $11, the spread would b....
  • 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....