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NOTICE: Deliveries on Crude Oil/Cocoa/Coffee

 

Attention traders,

Due to market volatility, we would like to remind our clients of the Optimus Futures delivery policy which states that all speculative positions must be liquidated prior to LTD. This policy will be strictly enforced on ALL expiring deliverable positions.

 

As a Reminder:

  • Fri Aug 20th is Last Trading Day for Sept Crude Oil. All positions must be liquidated by close of business tomorrow, Tues Aug 17th.
  • Wed Aug 18th is First Notice Day for Sept Cocoa. All LONG positions at the close of business tomorrow, Tues Aug 17th will be at risk of delivery.
  • Next Mon Aug 23rd is First Notice Day for Sept Coffee. All LONG positions at the close of business Fri Aug 20th will be at risk of delivery.

 

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

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REMINDER: Deliveries on Sugar 16/Live Cattle/ Gasoil

 

Attention traders,

Due to market volatility, we would like to remind our clients of the Optimus Futures delivery policy which states that all speculative positions must be liquidated prior to the last trade date. This policy will be strictly enforced on ALL expiring deliverable positions.

As a Reminder:

  • Mon Aug 9th is Last Trading Day for Sept Sugar 16. All positions must be liquidated by close of business TODAY.
  • Mon  Aug 9th is First Notice Day for Aug Live Cattle. All LONG positions at the close of business on Mon will be at risk of delivery.
  • Thurs Aug 12th is Last Trading Day for Aug Gasoil. All positions must be liquidated by close of business Wed Aug 11th.

 

Please ensure to monitor your open orders in the expiring contracts and cancel all unneeded orders.

Thank you for your prompt attention to these matters! If you have any questions, please contact us at: support@optimusfutures.com or (561) 367-8686

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Best Swing Trading Strategies for Futures Traders

 

This article on Swing Trading Strategies is the opinion of Optimus Futures.

  • Swing trading can be an effective and less stressful approach to seeking short-term profits.
  • When swing trading, you can determine how much you will likely make or lose within a given trade.
  • Swing trading setups are based on anticipation and calculation, not quick reaction and impulse.

What is Swing Trading?

Swing trading is a short-term trading strategy in which a trade’s duration can last from a day to a few days before its closure.

The difference between swing trading and day trading goes far beyond its durational characteristics:

  • Because swing trades happen less frequently, they can be planned on a more strategic basis as they rely less on “reaction” and more on anticipation.
  • Swing trading can

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Benefits of Trading Micro Crude Oil Futures vs Standard Oil Futures

 

This article on the benefits of Trading Micro Crude Oil Futures is the opinion of Optimus Futures.

  • Micro futures can help new or small traders reduce their risk exposure enough to test out new strategies or make the transition from simulated trading to trading in a live market.
  • The smaller sizes that micros offer can help traders customize their position size.
  • Hedging a commodity ETF is another potential benefit of micro futures, particularly for investors whose equity positions are too small for a standard contract size.
Perhaps you’re an investor who needs to protect a modest position in an oil or energy ETF, and placing a hedge with a smaller crude oil futures contract might be the most efficient way to do so.

Maybe

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