Futures Day Trading Guide

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Weekly Newsletter #1082: MLK Trading Hours 2022, Day Trading Using Counter Trend or Trend Following Concepts Video and Trading Levels for the Week Ahead

January 14th, 2022 Filed under Future Trading News, Trading Guide, Weekly Newsletter | Comment (0)

Cannon Futures Weekly Newsletter Issue # 1082

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Trading 101: Trading Video: How I like to day-trade futures using either counter trend or trend following concepts ( or what I call simpler approach to day trading)

In This 25 Minutes Video You Will Learn The Following:
1. Possible advantages of using range bar charts over time charts for day trading
2. Trade set ups using counter trend indicators
3. Trade set ups using trend following indicators
4. The concept of price confirmation
5. Tips and insights from Ilan’s observations of different markets
6. You will be able to install the indicators/concepts mentioned and practice right away with your own demo!
Good Trading

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.

 

Futures Trading Levels

01-17-2022

Futures Trading Support and Resistance Levels 1.17.2022

 

Weekly Levels

Weekly Support & Resistance Levels 1.17 - 1.21.2022

Reports, First Notice (FN), Last trading (LT) Days for the Week:

https://mrci.com

Date Reports/Expiration Notice Dates

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 tradin


Futures Trading Blood Type 5.20.2016

May 19th, 2016 Filed under Future Trading News, futures trading education, Trading Guide | Comment (0)

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1. Market Commentary
2. Futures Support and Resistance Levels – S&P, Nasdaq, Dow Jones, Russell 2000, Dollar Index
3. Commodities Support and Resistance Levels – Gold, Euro, Crude Oil, T-Bonds
4. Commodities Support and Resistance Levels – Corn, Wheat, Beans, Silver
5. Futures Economic Reports for Friday May 20, 2016

Hello Traders,

For 2016 I would like to wish all of you discipline and patience in your trading!

Voted #1 futures trading blog! 

No words of wisdom today….. 

Instead, good reading material at:

What’s Your Trading Blood Type?


Using Tick and Volume Charts for Future Day Traders 4.22.2016

April 21st, 2016 Filed under Day Trading, Future Trading News, Trading Guide | Comment (0)

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1. Market Commentary
2. Futures Support and Resistance Levels – S&P, Nasdaq, Dow Jones, Russell 2000, Dollar Index
3. Commodities Support and Resistance Levels – Gold, Euro, Crude Oil, T-Bonds
4. Commodities Support and Resistance Levels – Corn, Wheat, Beans, Silver
5. Futures Economic Reports for Friday April 22, 2016

Hello Traders,

For 2016 I would like to wish all of you discipline and patience in your trading!

Voted #1 futures trading blog!

Greetings!

Why I like to use tick and volume charts for scalping

Today I decided to touch more on an educational feature rather than provide a certain market outlook.

Many of my clients and blog readers know that when it comes to short term trading I am a fan of using volume charts, tick charts, range bar charts and Renko charts rather than the traditional time charts like the 1 minutes, 5 minutes etc.

My rule of thumb is that if you as a trader make decisions based on charts that are less than 15 minutes time frame, it may be worth your time to research, back test and do some homework as to potentially using other type of charts like volume charts , Range charts etc.

Volume charts will draw a new bar once a user defined number of contracts traded. Example mini SP 10,000 volume chart will draw a new bar once 10,000 contracts traded.

Range bar charts will draw new charts once price action has exceeded a user pre define price or ticks range. Example might be an 18 ticks range bar chart on crude oil.

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Look Before You Leap 3.18.2016

March 17th, 2016 Filed under Future Trading News, Futures Trading | Comment (0)

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1. Market Commentary
2. Futures Support and Resistance Levels – S&P, Nasdaq, Dow Jones, Russell 2000, Dollar Index
3. Commodities Support and Resistance Levels – Gold, Euro, Crude Oil, T-Bonds
4. Commodities Support and Resistance Levels – Corn, Wheat, Beans, Silver
5. Futures Economic Reports for Friday March 18, 2016

Hello Traders,

For 2016 I would like to wish all of you discipline and patience in your trading!

Greetings!

A great trading advice  by my colleague, Steven Nimerov who has over 25 years of experience starting on the floor of the CME.

“Look Before You Leap”

On the way to becoming a successful Futures trader you will incur many losses.
That I can attest to.

One way to guarantee you will never be a successful trader is by taking “out sized” losses.

There was a time, in my 40 year career, that I would get an idea, in my head, that I had to be in a market, jump in and then look at where a proper stop loss would have to be placed and panic because the loss would be too great if the stop loss was reached.
So being the rookie that I was, I would place what was known as a “money’ stop, which is one that is based on how much money I was willing to risk rather one that was based on support or resistance.

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Managing Your Futures Trading/Position 3.15.2016

March 14th, 2016 Filed under Day Trading, Future Trading News, Futures Trading | Comment (0)

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1. Market Commentary
2. Futures Support and Resistance Levels – S&P, Nasdaq, Dow Jones, Russell 2000, Dollar Index
3. Commodities Support and Resistance Levels – Gold, Euro, Crude Oil, T-Bonds
4. Commodities Support and Resistance Levels – Corn, Wheat, Beans, Silver
5. Futures Economic Reports for Tuesday March 15, 2016

Hello Traders,

For 2016 I would like to wish all of you discipline and patience in your trading!

Greetings! 

FRONT MONTH for STOCK INDEX is JUNE!!

A note on managing trade size by my colleague, John Thorpe who has over 25 years of experience starting on the floor of the CBOT.

Managing your trading/position size is crucial to long term success regardless of style.

Daytrading, Swing or long term position trading.

In order to select the size you will employ make a mental note of three things before you trade.  The Foundation of Trading your plan is first determining the size you will be employing, the number of contracts.

We must assume your risk capital is fixed.

1)  How liquid is the contract I will be trading?

Are there frequent price gaps, lack of continuity with bid/ask spreads.

What is the Open Interest and Volume relative to other contracts in the same industry, index , futures contract type.

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