Not all volume is created equal. The on-balance volume indicator recognizes this by measuring buying and selling strength separately.
Here we show how to use Fibonacci expansion levels to establish high-probability target levels and manage open positions as they unfold.
The futures industry has had a tough couple of years, and with each storm there has been a dire warning that people will abandon it in droves. But the futures industry, particularly in Chicago, has faced many challenges and usually comes out the other end stronger through its ability to innovate.
Dan talks about some challenges that traders may face in 2014. Traders should look at these challenges in 2014 as opportunities and be innovative.
Is Bitcoin a "futures contract?" Maybe. A futures contract is not defined in the CEA specifically, but it has been defined in the courts as a commitment to deliver or receive an asset - including U.S. dollars - in the future at a pre-agreed price.
The world of technical analysis is complex, but with a working knowledge can be applied to virtually any market. Here we introduce you to 10 important rules of technical trading first described by technical trading legend John J. Murphy.
Dan talks about risk management and the positive use of options. Risk management is the most important part for any trader and options are a great tool for that.
How hard can it be to capture a 50 cent move in crude oil with a one-lot for a $500 profit throughout the course of a trading session? It sounds so easy. But, one of the major issues traders encounter is one of the seven deadly sins — GREED.
Dan talks about more New Year's resolutions for trading in 2014 and how to be your own expert.
With a spread, you follow the relationship, or difference between the contracts, without having to pick a market direction. When you trade an outright futures position there is only one way that you can make money.