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Commodity Futures Market Analysis – May 21st, 2018

 

The following Commodity Futures Market Analysis is the opinion of Optimus Futures. Click on the charts below to enlarge it.

S&P 500 Index Futures (ES)

The S&P 500 Emini futures market traded within a very narrow range in a dull phase of trading last week as it consolidates after breaking past the wedge pattern early on.

S&P Emini Commodity Futures Market Analysis May 21st 2018

Last week we analyzed how the move past the wedge pattern formation appears to be refreshing after a prolonged period of sideways trading activity. Yet we noticed that the market had failed to post an initial or a delayed pullback to the breakout point, which technical

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Does Your Trading System Account for Different Market Conditions?

 

This article on Limitations of a Single Trading System is the opinion of Optimus Futures.

tradiing system

Technical futures traders invest significant time and resources in crafting a reliable trading system that can help them extract consistent results from their favorite market (or markets) while continually indulging in research and development to further enhance and improve the method.

In this post, we will highlight the limitations of relying on a single trading system by looking at the recent price action on the Crude Oil and S&P500 Emini futures markets.

Your ‘Edge’ vs Your Trading System

If you happen to be actively involved in trading communities and social groups, you may

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Commodity Futures Market Analysis – May 14th, 2018

 

The following Commodity Futures Market Analysis is the opinion of Optimus Futures. Click on the charts below to enlarge it.

S&P 500 Index Futures (ES)

The S&P 500 Emini futures market last week showed signs of a potential breakout past the consolidation phase contained within a well-defined wedge pattern.

S&P Emini Commodity Futures Market Analysis May 14th 2018

Helped largely by the continued optimism from investors and a refreshingly positive earnings season, the market continues to propel upwards, potentially signaling a highly anticipated breakout above the resistance trend line that was part of the wedge pattern (see chart above).

We are increasingly positive seeing the strong bullish activity on Friday as the

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Finding the Right Balance Between Work and Trading | 6 Tips for Part Time Traders

 

This article on 6 Tips for Part Time Traders is the opinion of Optimus Futures.

part time traders

In the pursuit of success at trading, traders often require full time jobs and other professional commitments to pay bills, support their learning phase and possibly take some stress and pressure off their trading. However, in doing so, it is not uncommon to find traders struggling to juggle between their work and trading commitments, often resulting in jeopardized performance at both endeavors.

Balancing full time work while striving to learn and improve as a trader simultaneously is indeed an art, but when approached thoughtfully, is a lot more achievable than many traders believe or

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Commodity Futures Market Analysis – May 7th, 2018

 

The following Commodity Futures Market Analysis is the opinion of Optimus Futures. Click on the charts below to enlarge it.

S&P 500 Index Futures (ES)

The S&P 500 Emini futures market last week pulled down to the all-important 2600 round number where a sharp bounce propelled price back into the middle of the concurrent range.

S&P Emini Commodity Futures Market Analysis May 7th 2018

The overall market continues to look weak with neither buyers nor sellers being able to dominate the market for long. The latest bounce off the 2600 level continues to build on higher lows that we are witnessing along with lower highs – indicating a constricting market rhythm

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