Effect of CPI on Futures Trading

Effects of Consumer Price Index (CPI) on Futures Trading

Introduction The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a crucial economic indicator that measures the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a market basket of consumer goods and services. This index is not only a marker of inflation but also a tool heavily monitored by investors, especially those involved in

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The Best Losers Win: Embracing the Art of Accepting Losses in Futures Trading

In the high-stakes arena of futures trading, success is not just measured by the wins, but significantly, by how losses are managed and accepted. The difference between perennial winners and those who struggle lies in their mentality towards losses. This article explores the vital concept that, paradoxically, the best losers are the ones who often

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Best Technical Indicators for Day Trading

Day trading can be both exhilarating and challenging, requiring quick decisions and a solid understanding of market movements. One of the keys to successful day trading is the effective use of technical indicators. Technical indicators are mathematical calculations based on the price, volume, or open interest of a security or contract. By providing traders with

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Blew it again!

I decided to get a head start on the week by trading Sunday night. What a mistake! It looked as though a reversal was underway and, of course, I got in AFTER the reversal had run it course. Then the bottom fell out! Lesson learned? There’s simply not enough liquidity on Sunday night to expect

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