Ilan-Levy Mayer - Cannon Trading Company, Inc. - Tue Oct 06, 12:45AM CDT
Every Futures broker dreads having this conversation with their clients, as it is necessary with every new trader; however, much to a broker’s chagrin, every new trader will say that they already understand when in fact they rarely do. (full story)
Colin Archuleta - Spartan Forecasts - Mon Oct 05, 11:36PM CDT
2015-10-05 11:35pm CDT Not much action on the WTI Crude December Contract ($CLX5) today. Obviously there were still a couple of great opportunities to take some trades on each side but the downside offered more profitable options through the mid-day of trading. ... (full story)
By locking in a price now for a commodity to be delivered at some point in the future, futures markets permit buyers to secure insurance against future adverse price changes. In other words, futures markets supply a means for the mitigation of price risks. Futures charts track futures prices over time, and supply historical data that buyers and sellers can use to project where futures prices will be in the coming days or months. Frequently updated futures charts are a very useful tool for identifying pricing trends within a certain commodity.