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  • A Market Bottom Pattern for S&P Futures by Tushar S. Chande

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Market Bottom Pattern for S&P Futures by Tushar S. Chande The S&P futures market is dominated by anti-trend traders. It's a fact: It's a tough market to trade using trend-following approaches. But if you can't beat 'em, why not join 'em? The trading

  • A Rationale For Managed Futures by Charles R. Lightner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Rationale For Managed Futures by Charles R. Lightner Although the futures markets are widely misunderstood even among knowledgeable investors, they serve a critical purpose in our economy; through the managed futures industry, they provide an importa

  • A Seasonal System For Soybean Futures by Markos Katsanos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Seasonal System For Soybean Futures by Markos Katsanos Here's a system that exploits historical seasonal patterns to trade soybean futures. Some markets are affected by certain fundamental factors that are seasonal in nature. These tend to recur at

  • A new indicator for the S&P stock index futures by Daniel E. Downing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A new indicator for the S&P stock index futures by Daniel E. Downing Little is new in the field of technical analysis. Even with a staff of seven analysts, my firm can take credit for developing only three entirely new technical tools for the markets. W

  • Asset Allocation: Stocks, Bonds, Futures by K.D. Angle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Asset Allocation: Stocks, Bonds, Futures by K.D. Angle Investment survival depends on an investor's ability to adapt to the market. Is it possible to develop a strategy that performs under all conditions, whether inflation or deflation, recession or p

  • Better Returns With Single-Stock Futures by Jeffrey P. Seyler

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Better Returns With Single-Stock Futures by Jeffrey P. Seyler What exactly are they, and how can we use them to our advantage? Launched on November 8, 2002, security futures products have been watched by many but traded by few. The reasons for this var

  • Enhancing index stock portfolios with futures by Donald L. Jones and Timothy L. Walsh

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Enhancing index stock portfolios with futures by Donald L. Jones and Timothy L. Walsh The benefits of diversification are well known: most investment managers diversify by including bonds and cash in a stock portfolio already diversified across many ind

  • Financial Futures by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Financial Futures by John Sweeney When you're on top, don't believe it. There's nothing like winning to upset your equilibrium. You can win--and still lose. This article is a blow-by-blow account of two trades that were unrelated but, through me, manage

  • Increasing OBV reliability with stock index futures by Gerald Appel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Increasing OBV reliability with stock index futures by Gerald Appel Traders have used volume pattern recognition techniques in an attempt to forecast price movement probably for as long as records regarding trading volume have been maintained. As a gen

  • Interview: Glen Ring And His View On Futures by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:8 (48-54): Interview: Glen Ring And His View On Futures by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan One of the nation's most respected market analysts with 34 years of experience in the commodity industry, Glen Ring brings a broad-based perspe

  • Managing the Future with Managed Futures by Victor Sperandeo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Managing The Future With Managed Futures by Victor Sperandeo The stock market has been trending higher for a record period, and a correction is long overdue. What can you do to stay in the game, besides reduce your risk? Consider diversifying your asset

  • On Synergy and Strategy: Tom Bierovic Of Synergy Futures by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On Synergy and Strategy: Tom Bierovic Of Synergy Futures by Thom Hartle Thomas Bierovic is president of Synergy Futures, a research, trading, and education company. He also writes Synergy Fax, a daily advisory service for futures traders, and he wrote t

  • Options On Futures by John Jay Norris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Options On Futures by John "Jay" Norris Here's how to identify the appropriate underlying conditions and timing for option strategies. The first two things industry insiders will tell you about options on futures is that more than 80% of them expire wo

  • Part 2 Modern Portfolio Theory in managed futures by Gary S. Antonacci

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...part 2 Modern Portfolio Theory in managed futures by Gary S. Antonacci Optimal portfolio diversification using Modern Portfolio Theory is a particularly valuable tool when applied to futures trading and is the key to earning attractive returns with less

  • Pattern Recognition and T-Bond Futures by Scott W. Barrie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:08 (352-358): Pattern Recognition and T-Bond Futures by Scott W. Barrie Pattern recognition is used to standardize and categorize market behavior into quantifiable market movements. After a collection of patterns have been identified, the market mo

Product Review: Track N Trade Live Futures by Dennis D. Peterson

  • Profitability of selected technical indicators: U.S. T-Bond futures by Steven L. Kille and Thomas P.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Profitability of selected technical indicators: U.S. T-Bond futures by Steven L. Kille and Thomas P. Drinka In the December 1985 issue of this magazine, we reported the results of applying moving averages, momentum, %R, and Relative Strength (RSI) to fi

  • Quasi-Seasonal Tendencies in Bond Futures by Scott Barrie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.14:1 (19-25): Quasi-Seasonal Tendencies in Bond Futures by Scott Barrie Markets may have certain persistent characteristics. Here, a market analyst takes a close look at the Treasury bond futures markets to see if there are tradable patterns. Agricul

  • Should You Trade Futures? by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:08 (337-341): Should You Trade Futures? by Jay Kaeppel Here's some helpful advice to novices who are considering trading commodity futures. This should give you some idea of what's involved. And whether you should. Each year, many individuals ta

Sidestepping Risk In Gold Futures by Anthony Trongone, PhD

  • Single-Stock Futures by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Single-Stock Futures by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan How can you take advantage of them? To find out, we asked OneChicago and Nasdaq LIFFE, the two exchanges expected to launch this hot new product, a few questions. Here's what they had to say. Why has it t

  • Single-Stock Futures by Thomas L. Busby

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Single-Stock Futures by Thomas L. Busby Here's what every trader should know about them. Just recently, the Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 (CFMA) has lifted the 18- year-old ban on single-stock futures. While we have yet to see just how th

  • Strategies For Single-Stock Futures by Don Bright

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Strategies For Single-Stock Futures by Don Bright With single-stock futures ready to make an entry into the markets, you need to be armed with the right strategies. I 'm often asked what the traits are that successful stock traders have in common, and

  • Tape Reading And Daytrading Stock Index Futures by Gary Smith

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tape Reading And Daytrading Stock Index Futures by Gary Smith Tape reading isn't terribly complicated. In Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, Edwin LeFèvre said it best: "This matter of tape reading is not so complicated as it appears. Of course you need

  • The New Volatility Futures by Larry McMillan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The New Volatility Futures by Larry McMillan They just might be the stock owner's delight. The CBOE has created a new futures exchange (the CBOE Futures Exchange, or CFE) to trade volatility products. Its first and only product at this time is futures

  • The average maturity of money market funds and Eurodollar futures by Glenn Mancher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The average maturity of money market funds and Eurodollar futures by Glenn Mancher The high interest rate environment of the early 1980s resulted in great swings in the average maturity of money market funds (Figure 1). As the yield on short-term instru

  • Trading Munibond Funds with Munibond Futures by Dennis Meyers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Munibond Funds With Munibonds Futures by Dennis Meyers, Ph.D. Designing a trading system is simply establishing a set of rules and back-testing them in the market. And there are different approaches and different markets to trade. Here's one exa






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