By Daniel P. Collins
William Plummer has traded agricultural commodities from a fundamental perspective for more than 40 years
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By Chip Flory
It could be another “can’t fail” year for corn growers
By Futures Staff
By Gordon Deroos
Andrews’ pitchfork can offer directional clues both when it succeeds and fails
By Arthur Field
Understanding stochastics’ weaknesses to exploit its strengths
By Valerii Salov
Building versions of Market Profile on the tick level
By Bramesh Bhandari
Using stochastics on stocks to gain a fresh view of price action
By Murray A. Ruggiero Jr.
Revealing the shortcomings of backtesting and finding new solutions
By Abe Cofnas
Discussing some of the new tools available to forex traders including Oanda's recent open positions
By Michael J. McFarlin
A look at the new fundamentals novice grain traders need to be aware of
After roundtables, Congressional hearings and comment letters, there still is no consensus on spec limits
By Rich Nelson
Any discussion of this year’s grain market will automatically be focused on corn
By Ginger Szala
June 2011 Editor's Note from Ginger Szala
By Leslie N. Masonson
Review of "Trade the Trader: Know Your Competition and Find Your Edge for Profitable Trading" by Quint Tatro
By Patrick Kelly
Review of "Death of the American Investor: The Emergence of a New Global eShareholder" by Nico R. Willis
By James Cordier, Michael Gross
A falling dollar, food inflation and biofuel production have pushed corn and soybean prices higher and are expected to continue through the growing season
As often is the case, there has been flight to quality buying of Treasury bond futures as equity indexes retreated in May
Having neared the 2008 low of 71.05, the U.S. Dollar Index has sharply reversed course over the last month to post impressive gains
After putting in a new high for the year on the first trading day of May, the E-mini S&P 500 began a correction
Ssaris Advisors’ Fund of Hedge Fund was hired by the Kansas City Police Employees’ Retirement System (KCPERS)
By Michael Davis
Basic strategies to cut your losses short and let your winners ride
By Steve Papale
How can you generate a return while waiting to enter the market?
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New commodities products
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New employees and promotions in the trading industry
By Michael J. McFarlin, Daniel P. Collins
Nearly one year after the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was passed
On the same day the BOX Options Exchange announced it had received a patent related to its price improvement period (PIP) auctions
Two of the goals of financial reform were to bring more products to clearinghouses and to give customers more choice
In a potential victory for the forex industry, the U.S. Treasury Department issued a proposal on April 29
CME Group raised the margins required to hold a silver position
Ray Simpson worked in a cattle feedlot when he was a teenager, and after graduating from Texas Tech University in 1979 he would return to the livestock business
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