Cover Story Energy outlook 2010: Slow and steady 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. View Past Issues | Subscribe Trading Techniques How collar strategy can protect your portfolio By Phil Gocke An option strategy overlay can produce higher returns with lower risk. S&P 500 data: Three ways to profit By Arthur Field Three strategies on weekly S&P 500 data that make money over the long term. Technology & Trading 2010: A trader's odyssey By Murray A. Ruggiero Jr. How to build a trading system with neural network technologies. Failed setups: Inverse predictive power By Richard L. Muehlberg In trading, inverse predictive power can help if setups fail. Using DOE method in trading By Ronald Schoenberg How the Design of Experiments method can help your trading. Forex Trader How to detect forex trends By Abe Cofnas Detecting a trend is an important part of predicting direction in a currency pair. Futures 101 Small contracts, big opportunities By Christine Birkner E-minis, micro forex and binary contracts are among the small contracts that can boost your trading performance. Trading binary options: Nadex's guide By Press Release How to trade binary options on Nadex. Industry Trends Tops & bottoms of 2009 By Daniel P. Collins Our annual review of the futures industry for 2009. Markets Tech talk: Crude fencing By Linda Rafield How crude oil will move on candlestick chart. Editor's Note Did you hear the one about...? By Ginger Szala Expect mind-numbing regulatory speak to continue in 2010 and beyond. Book Reviews Managing hedge fund managers: Quantitative and Qualitative Performance Measures By Brandon Jones The hedge fund world is a complex place with few regulations for investors. Essentials of foreign exchange trading By Leslie N. Masonson James Chen offers a basic guide to forex trading. Market Analysis Orange juice futures squeezed By Christine Birkner Orange juice futures rallied on a freeze in Florida. Corn divided By Christine Birkner USDA report prompted a sell-off in corn. Copper: All eyes on China By Christine Birkner China is a major factor in copper prices. Coffee could have volcanic eruption By Shawn Hackett Coffee is on the verge of repricing higher 20 years of insufficent pricing. Managed Money CFTC steps up on limits By Daniel P. Collins The Commodity Futures Trading Commission proposed position limits on four futures and options contracts in energy markets. For CTAs, more volume doesn't equal liquidity By Daniel P. Collins For money managers, added volume has not always translated to added liquidity. Options Strategy Options strategy: Broken wing butterfly By Alex Mendoza How to use broken wing butterfly strategy in options. New For Traders New for traders: Forex By Press Release New forex products. New for traders: Technology By Press Release New technology products. New for traders: Options By Press Release New options products. New for traders: Financials By Press Release New financial products. New for traders: Commodities By Press Release New commodities products. People Streich to head Penson GHCO By Christine Birkner John Streich was named CEO of Penson GHCO. News Finra proposes forex margin change By Daniel P. Collins Finra is proposing a rule that would sbifurcate margin levels required in forex between brokers/dealers and everyone else. Chartview: Bifurcated margins galore By Daniel P. Collins A look at regulatory proposals for forex. CBOE creates new order type By Christine Birkner A CBOE rule change will affect the way some of its customers do business. Credit default swaps clearing buy side access achieved By Christine Birkner ICE US Trust achieved buy-side access to credit default swaps clearing. ELX, CME Group EFF battle continues By Christine Birkner ELX Futures wrote a letter to CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler regarding ELX’s rule on Exchange of Futures for Futures CFTC adopts capital requirements for FCMs By Christine Birkner The CFTC adopted amendments to increase the minimum adjusted net capital requirement for introducing brokers. Sungard, BM&F team up on clearing By Christine Birkner SunGard will work with the Brazilian Mercantile & Futures Exchange to expand clearing support. Interactive Data acquires 7ticks By Press Release Interactive Data acquired 7ticks HTG Capital acquires Kingstree Trading Group By Press Release HTG Capital acquired Kingstree Trading Group Current Analysis Is Dow reversal at hand? By John Rawlins The Cycle Project Oscillator has been a proven indicator of market direction. See what it is telling us now. Trader Profiles Cuddehe: Back in business By Daniel P. Collins Michael Cuddehe was a major commodity trading advisor in the formative years for the industry. CTAs Top CTAs November 2009 By Daniel P. Collins Top CTAs November 2009. Hedge Funds Hedge funds December 2009 By Daniel P. Collins Hedge funds December 2009 Public Funds Public funds December 2009 By Daniel P. Collins Public funds December 2009.