Tuesday, August 4, 2020

S&P 500 E-Minis: The Biggest Show in Town

You've probably heard of about "stock market futures," but do you really know what they are? Today let's start by looking at the most...

Comex Gold Futures: Contract of the Week

Gold's one of the world's oldest measures of value. It's also one of of the most actively traded commodities, thanks to CME's...

WTI Crude Oil: Futures Contract of the Week

When people think about "commodities," few items spring to mind faster than crude oil. Let's consider a major way to trade it: Nymex WTI...

Starting with Futures: S&P 500 E-minis

Do you love to trade stocks, but are confused by futures? Keep reading. Many clients are initially puzzled, or even scared, by these derivative instruments....

Swift Rotation into Big Cap Tech, as Russell Support Nears

Since the global financial crisis in 2008, the theme in the overall market has been drastic outperformance in large-cap technology stocks such...

All of a Sudden, Investors Are Waking Up to Global Stocks

The U.S. dollar is under pressure, spurring interest in a whole new universe of stocks and commodities. The iShares...
The Anatomy of a Selloff: Just How Bad Is It?

Diagnosing the Coronavirus Selloff: Just How Bad Is It?

Stocks continued their selloff on Tuesday as coronavirus spreads around the world. Here are some facts on what it means for your...

Window Linking: Ideal Tool in Volatile Markets

It's easy to lose track of things when the market swings wildly like it did last week. So, let's review a TradeStation feature that's...
Futures Trading Coach: These Two Rules Dominated Tuesday's Markets

Futures Trading Coach: These Two Rules Dominated Tuesday’s Markets

Two general rules dominated futures markets on Tuesday, according to John Hoagland at TopstepTrader. When a contract opens...

Get ready for a summer snooze: Larry Williams Cycle indicator

Get ready for a sleepy July and a turbulent August. That's the verdict from a heavily used program in TradeStation's app store. The Larry Williams...
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