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dxFeed Partners With Optimus Futures To Deliver Market Data To Optimus Flow


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dxFeed, a leading provider of data services for the Capital Markets industry, and Optimus Futures have partnered to deliver full market depth and low-latency historical data for the CME, NYMEX, COMEX, CBOT and EUREX exchanges.

dxFeed’s market data and data management solutions is now fully integrated with the Optimus Futures trading platform – Optimus Flow, a combination that provides day traders with a high-standard data for their charts and DOM, along with fast execution.

Optimus Flow’s modern and easy-to-operate trading interface appeals to both beginner and experienced traders alike due to its advanced features and ability to configure custom set-ups and start trading in minutes. Now traders who use order-flow can get accurate data from the exchanges via dxFeed and build methods using the

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How to Trade the 2020 Presidential Election


This article on How to Trade the 2020 Presidential Election is the opinion of Optimus Futures. This article is for general discussion, and we do not encourage anyone to trade during times that the markets could display above average volatility, high ranges, and where substantial gaps may occur.  Trade at your own risk.  

How to Trade The 2020 Election

Most people find themselves flustered when trying to trade the outcome of a US presidential election. Traders and investors are often operating on assumptions and historical patterns that are irrelevant. Don’t give too much credit to bipartisan politics when creating your 2020 election trading strategy; they make up

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Futures Trading Setups for Quick Targets | Recurring High Probability Trades


This article on Futures Trading Setups is the opinion of Optimus Futures.

There is an abundance of trading setups available–hundreds, all with multiple variations. But not all are easy to identify, not all are frequently recurring, and not all aim for quick and easy targets. In contrast, that is what we’re going to talk about here. Futures trading setups that are easy to identify, that aim for (relatively) quick targets, that recur on a regular basis, and most importantly, that can be considered high-probability trades.

“Quick” Depends on Your Time Frame

The term “quick trade” or “fast trade” can easily sound like a “scalp.” For a

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Becoming Your Own Trading Mentor | How to Analyze Your Own Trades


This article on Becoming Your Own Trading Mentor is the opinion of Optimus Futures.

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There is a real value to doubt–to not accepting the storehouse of knowledge that other people built before you. Should there be any flaws in its foundations–faulty and dilapidated–or should its interior be cluttered with junk, you will find yourself stuck, wasting time separating the good components from the bad; the useful from the useless stuff.

The upside is that you gain a certain degree of self-discovery leading to self-reliance and self-sufficiency. The downside is that you must build it all yourself with limited tools and resources at your disposal. But

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Confessions of Unsuccessful Futures Traders & The Lessons You Can Learn From Their Mistakes


This article on Futures Trading Lessons and Mistakes is the opinion of Optimus Futures.

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Do not fear mistakes. Use them to fuel your trajectory of improvement. Successful futures traders may vary in approach, background, knowledge, and capital, but they do have one thing in common, they have made plenty of futures trading mistakes. When you do make mistakes, try to “fail small,” so that no matter how frequently you fail, it will never bring you to the risk of ruin.

Have you seen the 2003 disaster film The Core? In a nutshell, the earth’s core stopped rotating. Without rotation, the earth’s magnetic shield is

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