Posted By: Ilan Levy-Mayer Vice President, Cannon Trading Futures Blog
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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 Wednesday April 18, 2013
For 2013 I would like to wish all of you discipline and patience in your trading!
Where do I look and when do I pay attention?
By: Justin Smith, Cannon Trading Commodities Broker
Every trader has done it. You’ve done it, your friends have done it, even your broker has done it at one point early in their career.
Here’s the scenario:
You’ve finally finished your futures education at Cannon Trading Company. You’ve done you’re homework on stops, limits, indicators and price movements for the market you’re trading. You’re ready to go, you enter your limit order and you wait.
You get filled. Your heart rate picks up, a wry smile crosses your face and you begin to imagine the possibilities of the one trade you’re in: How much can I make? How much can I lose before it’s too much? You’ve waited through months of technical trading and deep meditation to get here, and now it’s finally paying off with one of your first trades in the live market. Sayonara paper trading; aloha live futures.
Then, all of a sudden…...continue reading
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|Contract June 2013||SP500 (big & Mini)||Nasdaq100 (big & Mini)||Dow Jones (big & Mini)||Mini Russell||Dollar Index|
|Contract||June Gold||May Silver||May Crude Oil||June Bonds||June Euro|
|Resistance 3||1493.8||2625.5||92.65||149 9/32||1.3431|
|Resistance 2||1449.0||2511.5||90.80||148 27/32||1.3319|
|Resistance 1||1411.1||2428.0||89.77||148 6/32||1.3254|
|Support 1||1328.4||2230.5||86.89||147 3/32||1.3077|
|Support 2||1283.6||2116.5||85.04||146 21/32||1.2965|
|Contract||May Corn||May Wheat||May Beans||May SoyMeal||May bean Oil|
|WedApr 17||Tentative||EUR||German 10-y Bond Auction||1.36|1.6|
|9:30am||USD||FOMC Member Bullard Speaks|
|10:30am||USD||Crude Oil Inventories||1.2M||0.3M|
|12:00pm||USD||FOMC Member Rosengren Speaks|
|4:00pm||USD||Treasury Sec Lew Speaks|