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Trade Spotlight: Futures – Weekly Summary: Live Cattle

This is the Weekly Summary Email of the Trade Spotlight advisory service for the week ending on Friday, December 20, 2019

Open Positions


Working Orders

Sell the February 2020 Live Cattle contract at 123.750 on a stop, GTC. (Bearish Cattle on Feed report this afternoon.)

If filled:

Stop loss: Place buy stop initially on 125.900, above the most recent contract highs, GTC. (Risk: $860 plus including commission and fees).

Target: Place buy limit on 116.000, between the 200-day Moving Average and 50% Fibonacci Retracement, GTC. (Reward: $3,100, not including commission and fees)

Closed Positions


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About Don DeBartolo

Don C. DeBartolo is a Series 3 licensed broker registered with the National Futures Association (NFA). As a former arbitrage clerk in the S&P 500 futures pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), Don has floor trading experience. Taking his trade execution expertise and ability to navigate a fast-paced environment, Don transitioned to the brokerage side of the business. Since 2005, he has worked at Daniels Trading, a brokerage firm in the heart of the financial district in Chicago. His responsibilities as a broker include providing market analysis, trade execution, and money management to his clients around the world. In March 2010, he developed a formal trade advisory for clients of the firm seeking specific trade recommendations and subsequent risk management.

Due to his widespread proficiency and experience with the futures and commodity options markets, he is able to offer his clients timely insight, specialized trade recommendations, and educational information through various videos and writings.

Studying at Loyola University Chicago, Don discovered the international sport of rugby. Still today, he plays for the Chicago Griffins, a member of the highest league of rugby competition in the United States. Skill and discipline are two traits that carry over from the pitch to the trading screens.

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