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This article was originally published on Nadex.com. For traders who enjoy volatility, this week’s performance in the equity index futures markets has not disappointed.  As we head into Friday’s regular session, it appears that we will see another day of wild price action. When... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. There are 2 sure-fire ways to recognize if rapidly falling prices in the equity markets is an orderly correction or a panic selloff. The first is, when you are selling are you in a panic? The second is more market-based; are there any signs... (full story)


We are below the 20 day moving average and we are gaining downside momentum early this morning.  Lets go! (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. As specialists in equity futures, we examine multiple index markets, looking to find an edge.  This is especially true during these times of higher volatility. After charting the S&P 500,  DJIA, Nasdaq and Russell 2000, we have... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. The recent price action in stocks could be a sign that the equities market is changing. U.S. stocks moved higher, almost in a straight line for two years after an 11.5 percent correction in the S&P 500 that found a bottom at 1,810.10 in... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Monday’s historic sell-off in equity futures left us with a “wait-and-see” attitude yesterday, letting another day play out before approaching a technical view of the S&P 500 futures. Today we will break down some key... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. There's a popular scene in the award-winning Martin Scorsese classic "Goodfellas" in which Billy Bats (played by Frank Vincent) appears to show respect to Tommy DeVito (played by Joe Pesci) by apologizing for a perceived slight. Once all is... (full story)


The daily outlook for the USDCAD, GBPUSD, and EURGBP is to probably continue their established trend patterns since they have completed their retracements and a reversal bar is forming for continuation. The 240-minute GBPUSD shows a clearly established downtrend.  The Stochastics is almost,... (full story)


Remember this trade?....I know you do but its been slow going for sure. We got LONG this market back on 1/22 at 13.35  (refer to that email if needed) It has been a grind with a few dips along the way but its finally working out. (full story)


Trading forex extremes using technical analysis requires traders to identify the extreme markets on the higher timeframes.  When trading extremes, it is important to remember that the move will be in the opposite direction of the extreme.  If overbought then the probable move will be... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. The last stock market correction occurred over a period of six weeks at the very beginning of 2016. A decline in the Chinese domestic stock market that began in late 2015 turned into a tsunami of selling that spread around the world. News that... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. In the end, everything seemed to catch up with the stock market on Friday, and that includes the VIX. The equity markets were extremely overbought, and the sell-off was one of the most vicious in years - and it probably isn't over. The VIX... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Stocks just had their worst week in 2 years. On Friday, the S&P 500 ended down almost 60 points, the Nasdaq Composite down almost 145 points and the Dow Jones Industrial Average just under 666 points (with the Dow Futures ending lower by 729... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. My first boss at one of the world’s leading, and most influential precious metals trading companies in the world in the 1980s called silver a trading sardine. He explained that the precious metal was different than others. Gold is a... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. While yesterday did bring in some first-of-the-month money which initiated a brief equity rally, that rally was held off by the bears with sellers mounting their most intense momentum in recent memory. The headline going into today’s trade... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Gold is a metal that continues to intoxicate the human condition. For thousands of years, people all over the world have embraced the yellow metal, and it has served as a store and symbol of wealth and security. Gold is both a metal or commodity... (full story)


SHOOTING STAR!!! Where are we going? I think you know... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. It has been a rather exciting few days in the U.S. equity markets.  Until recently, they had been generally quiet, moving in small ranges and primarily in one direction.  However, these markets are now seeing some volatility, giving... (full story)


January of 2018 is a wrap! I figured a snapshot of more than a few commodity markets from 10,000 feet may be useful. As you can see in the case of the row crops, we have started to move but we have a long way we could go. It’s easy to be bearish in the… Read more. (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Yesterday, the S&P 500 and other U.S. equity markets saw their weakest day of the year so far, experiencing what we believe is profit-taking heading into the end of the month. In just two sessions, the S&P 500 moved from its 2878.50 high... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Jack Gleason founder of Major League Trading.com reviews his trade plan for this week focusing on the crude oil market where he will look to identify trading levels that he will be watching for possible trading opportunities and... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Last week we discussed potential weakness in equities, and that with the S&P 500 up more than 200 points, the index could experience profit-taking heading into the end of the month. Yesterday’s drop and the overnight follow-through do... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Big and small investors always want to know what the big banks think about where the S&P 500 and major equity indexes are going in the year ahead. They have not been very accurate over the past few years, and we think there is a good chance... (full story)


Learn why you should get behind the bounce in March Soybean Oil from the Cullen Outlook! See target levels, potential risk, and more. (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Each year is a new adventure in the agricultural markets. The price of soybeans was trading around the $9.90 per bushel level on Wednesday, January 24. Soybeans are a multipurpose crop. Agricultural companies like Archer Daniels Midland and... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. After rallying modestly to open up this year, the U.S. dollar has taken a brutal beating over the last two weeks.  This is in part due to legislative uncertainty in the U.S., with the debate about the congressional budget looming over the... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Our readers know that we specialize in the equity futures market - primarily the S&P 500 futures - as we have had a presence in the S&P futures and options for years now on the floor of the CME. However, from time to time, we do... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Copper had been on a spectacular run. The base metal they call "Dr. Copper" due to it's supposed ability to predict economic cycles, had rallied 14% in December of 2017 reaching a high of 3.322 on December 28th. Copper had a... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. I worked for what was one of the biggest commodities trading companies in the world from the late 1970s until 1997. Over the course of two decades at Philipp Brothers, I was fortunate to learn about most of the commodities the firm traded. Each... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. The U.S. equity markets keep chugging along, taking out levels that seem nearly inconceivable a few weeks ago. Yesterday, the S&P 500 futures made a new all-time high of 2836.50 in the regular session, and then another high of 2842.00... (full story)


CURRENT POSITIONS: LONG 1 UNIT OF APRIL HOGS SHORT 1 UNIT OF AUGUST HOGS @ -8.75 Hog Market Prices – January 15-19 Looking into next week:  As you can tell by the primal cut quotes above, there has been very little activity on the pork product market. Swine Times mentioned last week... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Jack Gleason founder of Major League Trading.com reviews his trade plan focusing on Bitcoin and the crude oil market this week identifying trading levels that he will be watching for possible trading opportunities and covering upcoming news... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. What makes something a store of value? According to Investopedia.com; A store of value is any form of wealth that maintains its value without depreciating, the key phrase being "without depreciating". Investopedia goes on to say that gold is a... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Today marks the close of an interesting week in the equity markets; and while we think today will be a more quiet and orderly trade, we must acknowledge that the last three Fridays have seen very sharp moves. Currently, the S&P 500 futures... (full story)


The CORN market HATES the 50 day moving average!  ...LET'S DO THIS! (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Since the mid-December low, gold futures have seen a $105 rally, but now they are beginning to show signs of being exhausted and top-heavy heading into the second half of January. We will examine a technical view of this market that will likely... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. The United States is the world’s leading producer of corn. In 2012, a drought ravaged the agricultural regions of the U.S. sending the price of the grain to a record high at $8.4375 per bushel. However, corn declined to lows of $3.01 in... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. With equity futures rising at such a memorable pace, we have tried to avoid selling tops.  However, a sharp pullback often comes with a volatile rise, and that is what happened yesterday (Tuesday) as the S&P 500 futures pushed to a new... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Early morning optimism in the equity markets gave way to profit-taking caution. Citi Group and United Healthcare both reported earnings prior to the market open and both beat on the top line and the bottom line. Citi beat despite having taken a... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Silver has a long history as the most volatile precious metal. Since futures began trading in 1971, the price of silver has traded as high as $50.36 and as low as $1.375 per ounce. Both the high and low occurred in 1980 and before, but the... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Jack Gleason founder of Major League Trading.com reviews his trade plan focusing on the gold market this week identifying trading levels that he will be watching for possible trading opportunities and covering upcoming news that could... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. With so many decisions to make in trading, it’s not hard to make a wrong one. After telling readers to take the word ‘sell’ out of their trading dictionary, I failed to follow my own advice.  Looking at the historic... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Star Wars: The Last Jedi, through January 10th, has become the highest grossing movie released in 2017. The main character, Luke Skywalker uttered a line in the film that may be the perfect description of the overly-bullish sentiment we see in... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. The Tabb Group recently released estimates for high-frequency trading that indicated the aggregate revenues had decreased from 7.2 billion in 2009 to less than one billion in 2017.  The reason for this decrease – a lack of volatility... (full story)


CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR A FREE TRIAL OF THE SWINE TIMES Good afternoon hog traders, We wanted to shoot everyone a comment after the WASDE report today in regards to hogs.  We had a good week of trading if you joined us in the markets.  The roll forward from April-June to Feb-Apr... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. The last time we saw a significant correction in the U.S. stock market was in early 2016. We are now coming up on the two year anniversary of a move in the equities that have taken the major averages to lofty levels and a succession of record... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. WIth recent colder temperatures in the U.S. and other areas, natural gas futures have started to rise in demand. However, this market has been very bearish over the course of the Autumn of 2017 to late December. While natural gas... (full story)


On Wednesday a story that first appeared on Bloomberg circulated about China’s alleged plans to “halt or slow” purchases of U.S. debt. 10-year treasury yields jumped to 2.595% their highest levels since March of 2017. The VIX shot up 7.5% and the S&P 500 posted its... (full story)


Good morning friends, A big 24 hours of data is ahead of us, we have quite a bit to digest this morning as CONAB kicked things off early. Cotton markets are moving this morning as March cotton is up 1.17 cents, pushing at one point above 81 cents.  This market is showing no signs of…... (full story)


This article was originally published on Nadex.com. Corn futures have been very quiet even during 2017’s harvest season; and over the last month, the futures have been moving in a sideways range from the $346.50 to $355.00 area. Coming up tomorrow (Friday the 12th) is a WASDE report due out... (full story)


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