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NOTICE: Deliveries on Bonds, Notes, and Crude Oil – Effective 3/20/2019

 

Attention traders,

 

As a reminder:

  • Tomorrow, Wed, Mar 20th is the Last Trading Day for the March 30Yr Bonds, 10Yr Notes, Ultra Bonds and the Ultra 10Yr Notes. They stop trading at 12 PM CDST.  We ask that you do NOT wait until the last minute to exit your Bonds & Note positions.

 

  • Tomorrow, Wed, Mar 20th is also the Last Trading Day for the NYMEX April Crude Oil in NY. We again ask that you do NOT wait until the last minute to exit your NYMEX April Crude Oil positions.

 

Thank you for your prompt attention to these matters! If you have any questions, please contact us by email at: support@optimusfutures.com or give us a call at: (800) 771-6748.

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NOTICE: Deliveries on Grains/Cocoa/Lumber/Currencies/Dollar Index – Effective 3/14/19

 

Attention traders,

 

As a reminder:

  • Thurs, Mar 14th is the Last Trading Day for ALL the March Grains. ALL the March Grains stop trading at Noon Chicago time on Thurs.  We ask that you do NOT wait until the last minute to exit your March Grain positions.

 

  • Thurs, Mar 14th is also the Last Trading Day for the March ICE Cocoa in NY and the March London Cocoa. We again ask that you do NOT wait until the last minute to exit these markets.

 

  • Fri, Mar 15th is the Last Trading Day for the March Lumber. The March Lumber stops trading at 12:05 PM CDST on Fri.  We ask that you do NOT wait until the last minute to exit your March Lumber positions.

 

  • Mon, Mar 18th is the Last Trading Day for ALL the March Currencies, mini-Currencies, eMICRO-Currencies, Cross-Rates and Dollar Index. ALL the March Currencies and Dollar Index stop trading at 9:16 AM

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NOTICE: Deliveries on EUREX Financials – March 7th, 2019

 

Attention traders,

 

As a reminder:

  • Thursday, Mar 7th is the Last Trading Day for the March EUREX BUND, BOBL, BUXL, FOAD, BTP, SCHATZ & SW Bunds.  Note: They stop trading at 5 AM Chicago time on Thursday, March 7th.  We ask that you exit your March EUREX BUND, BOBL, BUXL, FOAD, BTP, SCHATZ & SW Bunds prior to the close of business on Wed, Mar 6th.  This is to avoid problems since they stop trading so early on Thursday morning.

 

Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter! If you have any questions, please contact us at: (800) 771-6748 or send us an email at: support@optimusfutures.com.

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Three Ways Overbought IO Indicator Can Potentially Predict Market Breakouts

 

Three Ways Overbought IO Indicator Can Potentially Predict Market Breakouts

The Overbought IO indicator (OBIO) for MetaTrader 5 is a proprietary technical indicator that can be applied in various conditions for an improved analytical understanding of the markets. In this article, we explore how the OBIO indicator, primarily being a momentum-based indicator, can be highly efficient in potentially predicting a market breakout past a consolidation phase.

The Role of the Middle Band

As the market remains within a tight consolidation phase, it is prevalent to find price oscillating at and around the middle band of the OBIO indicator, suggesting the continuation of weak sentiment and confidence from traders.

This scenario, however, poses a subtle change just before the market appears ready to breakout. For the trader who understands market dynamics and the OBIO indicator,

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