The following is an excerpt from our daily trading blog which features current support and resistance levels, economic reports and market commentary:
Few pointers for you day-traders out there. I am sure you have heard some from different resources but never hurts to read and absorb this again:
1. Be patient
2. Limit the number of hours you trade
3. Know your DAILY risk before the day begins and this will dictate
the number of contracts you trade
4. Choose markets with high liquidity
5. Know what reports come out every day and their impact on the markets.
6. Understand that even the best methods will have losing days.
7. Learn to accept loses
8. use RISK CAPITAL only
9. Don’t try to trade and do other things
10. Educate yourself
11. Keep a trading journal
12. Spend more time constructing a sound money management method!
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8:00 AM CDT - Case-Shiller 20-City Index(Apr)
8:45 AM CDT - Chicago PMI(Jun)
9:00 AM CDT - Consumer Confidence(Jun)
11:00 AM CDT - Grain Stocks
11:00 AM CDT - Planted Acreage
FN: Jul Copper(CMX)
Jul Gold & Silver(CMX)
Jul Platinum & Palladium(NYM)
Jul Rough Rice(CBT)
LT: Jun 2,5 Year Notes(CBT)
Jun Fed Funds(CME)
Jun Live Cattle(CME)
Jul RBOB & ULSD(NYM)
Jun Butter Options(CME)
Jun Milk Options(CME)
Jun Fed Funds Options(CME)
Jul Lumber Options(CME)
6:00 AM CDT - MBA Mortgage Purchase Index
6:30 AM CDT - Challenger Job Cuts(Jun)
7:15 AM CDT - ADP Employment Change(Jun)
9:00 AM CDT - Construction Spending(May)
9:00 AM CDT - ISM Index(Jun)
9:30 AM CDT - API & DOE Energy Stats
2:00 PM CDT - Dairy Products Sales
4:00 PM CDT - Auto & Truck Sales
FN: Jul Orange Juice(ICE)
7:30 AM CDT - Initial Claims-Weekly
7:30 AM CDT - USDA Weekly Export Sales
7:30 AM CDT - Ave Workweek & Hourly Earnings(Jun)
7:30 AM CDT - Nonfarm Payrolls(Jun)
7:30 AM CDT - Unemployment Rate(Jun)
9:00 AM CDT - Factory Orders(May)
9:30 AM CDT - EIA Gas Storage
3:30 PM CDT - Money Supply
FN: Jul RBOB & ULSD(NYM)
LT: Jul Canadian Dollar Options(CME)
Jul Currencies Options(CME)
Jul Live Cattle Options(CME)
Jul US Dollar Index Options(ICE)
Aug Cocoa Options(ICE)
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* Please note that the information contained in this letter is intended for clients, prospective clients, and audiences who have a basic understanding, familiarity, and interest in the futures markets.
** The material contained in this letter is of opinion only and does not guarantee any profits. These are risky markets and only risk capital should be used. Past performances are not necessarily indicative of future results.
*** This is not a solicitation of any order to buy or sell, but a current market view provided by Cannon Trading Inc. Any statement of facts herein contained are derived from sources believed to be reliable, but are not guaranteed as to accuracy, nor they purport to be complete. No responsibility is assumed with respect to any such statement or with respect to any expression of opinion herein contained. Readers are urged to exercise their own judgment in trading!