The difference between Financial Futures and Commodities

By Adam / a couple of weeks ago

Looking into the world of finance and trading, you will notice that there are many different financial instruments both for long term investment as well as short term investment. This article will focus on Futures contracts and what the main difference is between financial futures and commodities. A futures contract is an agreement between the […]

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Dow & S&P Futures Fall on Concerns Overseas

By Adam / a couple of weeks ago

Dow and S&P 500 Futures markets opened lower Friday shadowing the trend in European markets where news of Italy’s looming budget crisis has taken a toll on sentiment. It has been an interesting week for American traders – the Brett Kavanaugh hearing taking center stage followed by an encore of the SEC suing Tesla (TSLA) […]

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Forecast Market Moves with the OBV Indicator

By Adam / a couple of weeks ago

Developed by Joseph Granville & introduced to the technical analysis community in his 1963 book Granville’s New Key to Stock Market Profits, On Balance Volume (OBV) is a popular indicator used to measure buying and selling pressure. See the OBV in action in this quick video tutorial: By definition OBV is a running total of […]

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FOMC Preview: Markets Poised for a Hike

By Adam / a couple of weeks ago

The Federal Reserve will conclude their monthly meeting tomorrow with a decision on how to proceed with interest rates. According to the CME group’s FedWatch tool, markets are giving a 93.8% probability to a 25-50 basis point increase. This is actually a decrease from this time last month when markets gave a 96.0% chance of […]

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On This Day in History: The Original Black Friday

By Adam / a couple of weeks ago

Most Americans know Black Friday as the day after Thanksgiving kicking off the holiday shopping season with a consumer confidence spike. However, the first Black Friday took place on September 24th, 1869, when a panic in the gold market sent the price plummeting – shaking the financial markets for years. It began with two Erie […]

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Gold Futures Rollover Notice

By Adam / a couple of weeks ago

Friday, September 28th is the First Notice for the October Gold Futures contract. Active GC traders are eligible to roll to the succeeding contract as early as Wednesday, September 26th. Standard trade execution fees & commissions apply. For up-to-date information on contract expirations, roll dates, news announcements & more, visit and bookmark the NinjaTrader Trade […]

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Natural Gas Futures Roll Date Notice

By Adam / 3 weeks ago

Natural Gas futures traders can roll to the November contract as early as Monday, September 24th. The last trade date for October’s contract falls on Wednesday, September 26th. Standard trade execution fees & commissions apply. For up-to-date information on contract expirations, roll dates, news announcements & more, visit and bookmark the NinjaTrader Trade Desk Calendar! […]

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