Month: September 2019
In our latest podcast we go over the expected Fed interest rate cut, the attack on Saudi Arabia’s crude oil operations, Chinese soybean purchases, and what we want to do in the grain markets for 2020. We also talk about livestock, Trump’s disposition to choose financial wars over military wars, and finishing weather for US crops. Make sure you take a listen to Turner’s Take PodcastRead More
How long does a meaningful consolidation has to last before you enter a trade ? In my opinion I always want to see a consolidation that lasts at least 8 or more weeks before I would consider entering. The reason that I want a longer consolidation is to try and avoid a bunch of false breakouts such as a 10…Read More
WHEN IS IT TIME TO SELL ? In my opinion if you are long a futures contract and you have lost 2% of your account balance on that trade exit and move on and look at other trends that are beginning as the theory states. Generally speaking if you long a futures contract I would place the stop…Read More
This article on overnight futures trading is the opinion of Optimus Futures
What Is an Overnight Position?
An overnight position is simply any position held beyond the market close. Later today, for example, the ES will stop trading at 5pm EDT. But “tomorrow’s” trading day begins an hour after close, at 6pm EDT. Confusing? It can be. There is no “overnight” close. The ES trades around the clock from Sunday 6pm to Friday at 5pm with one hour close at the end of each weekday. “Overnight” is a misleading term, simply because most commodities trade around the clock (24-hours) five days a week.
Many day traders, particularly new ones, make the mistake of holding positions overnight. Sometimes the mistake is unintentional, and
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What do I mean when I talk about chart structure and why do I think it’s so important when deciding to enter or exit a trade? I define chart structure as a slow grinding up or down trend with low volatility and no chart gaps. Many of the great trends that develop have very good chart structure with many low…Read More
Hog futures rallied substantially last week, cash did not.We look for a near term high to be made this week in V and Z
Hog futures rallied substantially last week, cash did not.We look for a near term high to be made this week in V and Z if bullish news slowsRead More
The vastly reduced barriers to entry may be the biggest upside to trading in the contemporary futures marketplace. In comparison to decades past, it’s simple to begin buying and selling contracts on everything from soybean oil to the Dow Jones Industrial Average. In fact, you can open an online futures trading account in three routine… Read more.Read More
What is a Rounding Bottom? A rounding bottom is a chart pattern used in technical analysis and is identified by a series of price movements that graphically form the shape of a “U”. Rounding bottoms are found at the end of extended downward trends and signify a reversal in long-term price movements. This pattern’s time frame can vary from several…Read More