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Weekly Newsletter 1080: 5 Big Mistakes Beginners Should Avoid Making & Futures Support and Resistance Levels for the Week ahead

December 31st, 2021 Filed under Future Trading News, Weekly Newsletter | Comment (0)

Cannon Futures Weekly Letter Issue # 1080

Dear Traders,

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Here are some great reminders to start the trading year of 2022.

Trading 101: 5 Big Mistakes Beginners Should Avoid Making

Trading Futures Is A Tough Business, But If You Are One Of The Very Few That Can Succeed, This Could Be A Lucrative Business As Well
Ilan Levy-Mayer |SmallCapPower I have seen quite a bit since I became a broker in 1998. Some war stories to share about the markets, some crazy moves and much more in between. I was trading futures with clients on the sad Sept. 11th 2001 day when the planes hit and the markets were plunging before they were closed for almost a week. I witnessed the meat contracts making limit up and limit down moves over the years and much more…..
As a commodity broker I have observed MANY traders, many of them were new traders, and this allows me to share with you some valuable observations I hope will help you start your futures trading journey on a much smoother road than most.
Here are the FIVE CRUCIAL MISTAKES you need to avoid!
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Trading Futures, Options on Futures, and retail off-exchange foreign currency transactions involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors.  You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change at any time when it comes to Futures Trading.


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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 here in 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 judgement in trading

What is a Commodity Broker and Types of Commodity Brokers

October 30th, 2017 Filed under Future Trading News | Comment (0)

“If you buy at the right time, you can make a mountain of money in commodities,” says financial magazine Forbes. ( and here at Cannon we would also like to remind you of the same possible large risk when you buy or sell at the wrong time….) Commodities don’t usually move at the same pace as the stock market, continues Forbes, so they can diversify your investment portfolio and lower the risk factor.

You need a commodity futures & options broker to facilitate your commodities trading. Commodities brokers buy or sell commodity contracts for a commission, and commission rates are usually paid per contract. A completed buy-and-sell transaction in the commodities market is called a round-turn.

Commodities futures brokers’ clients can be hedgers (people who use derivatives contracts to manage risk) or speculators (those who take a risk in hopes of greater profit). If you handle your own account, you are known as a self directed trader. Read the rest of this entry »

Roll-Over Notice for Stock Index Futures

June 12th, 2013 Filed under Future Trading News | Comments Off on Roll-Over Notice for Stock Index Futures

Hello Traders,

Please remember tomorrow is roll-over day for Stock Index Futures.   Please read below for details.

Important notice:


For those of you trading any stock index futures contracts, i.e., the E-mini S&P, E-mini NASDAQ, E-mini Dow Jones, as well as any of the “Big” pit-traded stock index futures, it is extremely important to remember that tomorrow, Thursday, June 13th, is rollover day.


Starting tomorrow, Thursday June 13th, the September ‘13 futures contracts will be the front month contracts.  It is recommended that all new positions be placed in the September ‘13 contracts as of tomorrow.  Volume in the June ‘13 contracts will begin to drop off until their expiration next Friday, June 21st.

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