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How to Spot Day Trading Chart Patterns | DON’T Let Fake Patterns Creep into Your Futures Trading Ideas


This article on Day Trading Chart Patterns is the opinion of Optimus Futures. Stats presented have not been verified across all Futures contracts, and should only provide a rough guide as a reference. 

  • Reading trading patterns and being able to distinguish a solid setup from a fake one is critical to successful day trading and swing trading.
  • When it comes to identifying “fake” day trading chart patterns, it’s not the patterns you should be looking at but the underlying conditions which can easily “turn” patterns from reliable to unreliable.
  • To deal with disrupted patterns, it helps to know the odds with regards to failure rate, pullback rate, target success rate, and average return.
If you want to increase your odds in every trade, then you need to be

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The Benefits of Day Trading Futures | 14 Skills and Attributes Successful Traders Develop Over Their Trading Career


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

  • Day trading futures is as much a mindset as it is a discipline.
  • Developing day trading skills is as much a mental game as it is a matter of accumulating knowledge.
  • Day traders respect “risk” and know it as intimately as possible, like a partner (whether it’s coming from the market, from oneself, or out of pure randomness).
Day trading is an advanced topic, especially when it comes to day trading futures (leveraged instruments that are inherently riskier than most non-leveraged assets). You should definitely know something about day trading in general, but you shouldn’t attempt to day trade futures on a consistent basis unless you feel you have the advanced skills, experience, and mindset to

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