The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), which is largely used to gauge turbulence in the market, took a 25% jump on Monday. The spike in the VIX came amid a heavy equity index selloff spurred from turmoil in the White House, lingering trade tensions, and a big drop by Facebook (FB). All of which fell on […]
The last trade date for April Crude Oil Futures is Tuesday, March 20th. Traders can roll to the May contract on Thursday, March 16th. For up-to-date information on contract expirations, roll dates, news announcements & more, visit and bookmark the NinjaTrader Trade Desk Calendar!
The last trade date for all currency futures falls on Monday, March 19. Active currency futures traders can roll their instruments to the next contract as early Thursday, March 15th. For up-to-date information on contract expirations, roll dates, news announcements & more, visit and bookmark the NinjaTrader Trade Desk Calendar!
Orders are the core of electronic trading. As a result, understanding various order types is an important first step in learning to trade. In this article, the function and significance of 3 basic order types are outlined: Limit Orders Stop-Market Orders Stop-Limit Orders WATCH this 2 minute video for an introduction to these order […]
The Dow Joes Industrial Average surged triple digits on Friday’s open on news from the Labor Department that February produced 313K new jobs. February’s strong employment report marks the economies best month since July 2016. While the numbers outperformed economists’ predictions, wage growth was rather lackluster. On the surface February’s tepid wage performance could be […]
According to payroll processor, ADP, the private sector added 235K jobs in February, beating expectations of 200K. February marks the 4th consecutive month where payrolls exceeded 200K new additions. “The job market is red hot and threatens to overheat,” stated Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody Analytics. “With government spending increases and tax cuts, growth […]
The last trade date for the March Equity Index contract, including the ES, NQ & YM, falls on Friday, March 16th. E-mini traders can roll to the June contract as early as Thursday, March 8th, before the open. For up-to-date information on contract expirations, roll dates, news announcements & more, visit and bookmark the NinjaTrader […]
Bitcoin Futures got off to a shaky start on Tuesday after the cryptocurrency failed to breach a major resistance level of $12,000 during yesterday’s regular trading hours. While all signs pointed to BTC on its way to re-gaining some footing, a key resistance point at the 38.2% Fibonacci level could not be broken. Should the […]
Thursday, March 8th is the last trade date for Eurex Interest Rates. Traders can roll to the succeeding contract on Tuesday, March 6th. For up-to-date information on contract expirations, roll dates, news announcements & more, visit and bookmark the NinjaTrader Trade Desk Calendar!
U.S. Index futures took a sharp turn to the downside on Friday as the potential for a trade war sent jitters throughout Wall Street. Yesterday, U.S. President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum of 10% and 25%, respectively. Many economists feel that the move puts an enormous amount of pressure on […]