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Yesterday Gold Futures (GC) settled at a 1-year low for the third consecutive session. This morning the precious metal is trading down again more than 1% as a combination of factors place downward pressure on its value. Powell Testimony– The US Dollar (DX Futures) has recently strengthened following testimony from US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome […]
The last trade date for August Crude Oil Futures is Friday, July 20th. Traders are currently eligible to roll to the September contract. For up-to-date information on contract expirations, roll dates, news announcements & more, visit and bookmark the NinjaTrader Trade Desk Calendar!
Equity futures investors seem to be in a holding pattern as the markets come to life this week. While earnings are the main focus, the long-awaited Trump-Putin summit remains a factor in overall market sentiment. US equity-index futures opened relatively flat on Monday. The E-mini S&P 500 September 2018 contract (ES 09-18), which has been […]
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The price of Brent Crude Oil futures (BZ) rose Tuesday making a move over $79 a barrel. Growing supply outages, along with a workers’ strike in Norway, are contributing factors to this recent bullish move. Multiple recent disturbances highlight the growing trend of supply concerns worldwide. Libya has reported that its oil production decreased by […]
With the US Dollar (DX Futures) falling to its lowest price since June 14th, Gold Futures (GC) are showing renewed strength. Gold prices began an upward move on Monday morning putting the futures instrument back in the running to test its highest price levels in nearly two weeks. Gold finished the first week in July […]
With March and April’s lackluster growth being partially attributed to bad weather, a stronger performance in May was not a surprise. June’s report will indicate a potential trend of stable job growth or signal that May’s strong number was more of an isolated recovery from prior months. Based on the ADP’s report of a 177,000 […]
Wednesday, July 4th is Independence Day. Trading times for many products will change in observance of the holiday. For details, please visit the CME Group Holiday Calendar. 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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The first notice for Grains & Metals July contracts falls on Friday, June 29th. Traders can roll to the succeeding contract on June 28th, before the open. For up-to-date information on contract expirations, roll dates, news announcements & more, visit and bookmark the NinjaTrader Trade Desk Calendar!