This article on futures trading for beginners is the opinion of Optimus Futures.
Making the transition from being a “simulation trader” to one who trades the live market is a necessary step to becoming a seasoned and successful futures trader. Nevertheless, prepare yourself, as the experience can range from sobering to flat-out shocking.
In the live market, you will truly learn the value of your skills and knowledge, the capabilities of your personal discipline against the urgencies of your impulses, and your propensity to learn from your failures or to be deceived by your successes.
Your first time in a live market can be a real “trial by fire,” and you will come out either a winner
This article on commodity futures is the opinion of Optimus Futures.
Many analysts are forecasting a multi-decade bull market–also called a “supercycle”–in commodities. Monetary and fiscal policies due to Covid-19 have begun shaping the recovery across multiple commodity classes. Commodity class “rotation” can vary, but overall, their performances can be unpredictable–so choose wisely or diversify broadly.
Commodity Futures Maybe The Next Big Thing This Year
Have you ever heard of a supercycle? A supercycle is a trend that lasts for several decades. If you’ve never seen one, here’s a perfect example.
This article on futures trading position is the opinion of Optimus Futures.
“Tell Me and I Will Forget; Show Me and I May Remember; Involve Me and I Will Understand.” Confucius (ca 450 BC)
This article is about the art of taking a trading position. The instruction here is limited in terms of its ability to “involve” you in the process, as the Confucius quote says above. The best it can do is to walk you through the process. This is just one way to approach taking a position. One way that it might work for certain traders.
Hopefully, it will be informative, covering all of the
This is the opinion of Optimus Futures. Please read the disclaimers below the article discussing the risks of futures trading and seasonal based trading. Enjoy!
Futures traders who trade stock indices — Dow Jones Industrial Average (YM, MYM), the S&P 500 (ES, MES), Nasdaq (NQ, MNQ) or the Russell 2000 (RTY, M2K) — may benefit from an annual “anomaly” that takes place most of the time at the end of the year. Timing and position sizing is key along with risk management, should the seasonal occurrence not materialize. Although not a predictor, this annual pattern may be consistent enough not to bet against.
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