Month: February 2020
Coffee Futures— Coffee prices experienced a wild trading week up 600 points this Friday afternoon at 111.00 a pound or 5.72% after settling last Friday in New York at 111.35 basically unchanged as this sleeping giant is starting to show some signs of life once again. Currently I’m sitting on the sidelines as I believe prices have bottomed out…Read More
Sugar Futures— Sugar futures in the May contract settled last Friday in New York at 14.55 a pound while currently trading at 15.10 up about 55 points for the trading week as prices are right at a 2 year high. At the current time I’m not involved, but I do believe higher prices are ahead and if you are long…Read More
Any veteran of the financial markets will likely agree to the common saying, “Active trading is the hardest way to make an easy buck.” You may or may not agree with this sentiment, but it is difficult to argue with the empirical data. In fact, washout rates for new traders of all types are estimated… Read more.Read More
The following article on Adapting to Changing Market Environments is the opinion of Optimus Futures
“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” – Albert Einstein
Like everything else in life, the market environment changes constantly. It’s easy to say that the trick to staying on top of these changes is to adapt. Adapt to change–a common sense solution, so it seems. But when you’ve got lots of leveraged cash at stake, adapting the wrong way–or sometimes, not adapting at all–can put you in a financially precarious situation.
Knowing how to adapt to a changing market is key to surviving or thriving in the futures market.
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TRADING THEORY–– If you follow this rule you will have a chance of being successful over the course of time, if you don’t follow this rule you will be sure to lose your money quickly. This rule is simple Do Not OVERTRADE EVER for this is an easy way to lose all your capital quickly. My definition of over trading…Read More
Here is a recap of the “Data Feed Trade” from January 2020. The “Data Feed Trade” is a strategy to collect premium once a month to offset your monthly exchange data fees. You can read all of the details of this strategy in the following article. Paying Exchange Market Data Fees Every Month? DON’T! In… Read more.Read More
When it comes right down to it, there are two perspectives that a trader can have on a market: bullish or bearish. If you’re bullish, then you expect prices to rise for the foreseeable future. Conversely, if you’re bearish, then you expect prices to fall. The beauty of futures trading is that profits can be… Read more.Read More
When Do You Add To Your Winning Trade? This has always been a very interesting question because it can create a situation of going from rags to riches to riches to rags in a very short amount of time. Many times I see traders abuse pyramiding or adding to positions with utter lack of any type of money management system…Read More