By Linda Rafield
As a painful 2009 ends, energy producers and markets are looking for a demand recovery in 2010, but demand increases could be as modest as the overall recovery.
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By Phil Gocke
An option strategy overlay can produce higher returns with lower risk.
By Arthur Field
Three strategies on weekly S&P 500 data that make money over the long term.
By Murray A. Ruggiero Jr.
How to build a trading system with neural network technologies.
By Richard L. Muehlberg
In trading, inverse predictive power can help if setups fail.
By Ronald Schoenberg
How the Design of Experiments method can help your trading.
By Abe Cofnas
Detecting a trend is an important part of predicting direction in a currency pair.
By Christine Birkner
E-minis, micro forex and binary contracts are among the small contracts that can boost your trading performance.
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How to trade binary options on Nadex.
By Daniel P. Collins
Our annual review of the futures industry for 2009.
How crude oil will move on candlestick chart.
By Ginger Szala
Expect mind-numbing regulatory speak to continue in 2010 and beyond.
By Brandon Jones
The hedge fund world is a complex place with few regulations for investors.
By Leslie N. Masonson
James Chen offers a basic guide to forex trading.
Orange juice futures rallied on a freeze in Florida.
USDA report prompted a sell-off in corn.
China is a major factor in copper prices.
By Shawn Hackett
Coffee is on the verge of repricing higher 20 years of insufficent pricing.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission proposed position limits on four futures and options contracts in energy markets.
For money managers, added volume has not always translated to added liquidity.
By Alex Mendoza
How to use broken wing butterfly strategy in options.
New forex products.
New technology products.
New options products.
New financial products.
New commodities products.
John Streich was named CEO of Penson GHCO.
Finra is proposing a rule that would sbifurcate margin levels required in forex between brokers/dealers and everyone else.
A look at regulatory proposals for forex.
A CBOE rule change will affect the way some of its customers do business.
ICE US Trust achieved buy-side access to credit default swaps clearing.
ELX Futures wrote a letter to CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler regarding ELX’s rule on Exchange of Futures for Futures
The CFTC adopted amendments to increase the minimum adjusted net capital requirement for introducing brokers.
SunGard will work with the Brazilian Mercantile & Futures Exchange to expand clearing support.
Interactive Data acquired 7ticks
HTG Capital acquired Kingstree Trading Group
By John Rawlins
The Cycle Project Oscillator has been a proven indicator of market direction. See what it is telling us now.
Michael Cuddehe was a major commodity trading advisor in the formative years for the industry.
Top CTAs November 2009.
Hedge funds December 2009
Public funds December 2009.
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