Day Trading

Category Archives: Day Trading

Here is a subject that a lot of people don’t understand at all. Day Trading can be risky. So, it is something that you should stay away from unless and until you are absolutely sure about what you are doing.

There are a number of items about Day Trading such as the minimum mantaince requirementand more that need to be taken into consideration. With the blogs and write-ups listed in this section, you can learn a great deal about day trading.

We at Cannon Trading can help you understand the different concepts of trading and present you with the latest information on the same. Our team of professional and smart people can help you in your day trading transactions and more. In order to understand day trading more clearly, we advise that you go through all the write-ups listed in this category archive on Day Trading.


A Trader’s Guide to Futures 10.07.2021

October 6th, 2021 Filed under Day Trading, Economic Trading, Financial Futures, Future Trading News, Options Trading, Trading Guide | Comment (0)

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Everyone loves an introductory guide to trading futures! Even experienced traders can learn something new or refresh their strategies by reviewing this trader’s guide to futures. If you’re a trader who is interested in branching out from equities or cash FX into futures, this guide will provide a great starting point. If you already know something about futures trading, you can jump to any chapter for a review.  Additionally, you can also go to the back of the booklet and test your knowledge in our helpful Futures Quiz.
Some of the guide sections include:

Who Trades Futures?

What Types of Traders are There?

What Makes Futures Trading Different?

How Does a Trade Work?

How Do I Get Started?

Futures Quiz

Futures Trading Levels

10-07-2021

Support & Resistance Levels 10.07.2021

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Economic Reports, source: 

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Better Trader Reports 10.07.2021

 

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 as well as options on futures.


Weekly Newsletter 1068: Day Trading Mind Traps & Intro to Crude Oil Futures Course & Trading Levels for the Week Ahead 9.27.2021

September 24th, 2021 Filed under Crude Oil, Day Trading, Futures Trading, Weekly Newsletter | Comment (0)

Cannon Futures Weekly Letter Issue # 1068

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Day Trading Mind Traps

“One way our brain helps keep us safe is to protect us from an awareness of our weaknesses. The brain believes that it is better to be falsely confident than recognize the real risks. This protective mechanism tends to work against us in trading.” Kenneth Reid, Ph.D
MINDING THE MIND
The mind can play tricks on us. Intuitive Trading is an attempt to mind read the market, which makes us susceptible to whipsaws. Hindsight Bias causes traders to underestimate the difficulty of trading, while Competency Bias causes us to over-estimate our abilities. These are mental banana peels that set us up for a fall.
INTUITIVE TRADING
Intuitive trading is a natural response to excessive randomness and non-linearity in the market. But making informed guesses is not the same as formulating a rule-based pattern-recognition system that gives a trader a true edge. Without a rule-based plan, intuitive traders expend a great deal of energy mindreading the market, which will not improve your odds of success. In fact, professional traders make a good living exploiting the emotionally-driven behavior of intuitive amateurs.

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Crude Oil Futures

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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

09-27-2021

Futures Trading Support and Resistance Levels 9.27.2021

 

Weekly Levels

Futures Support and Resistance Levels

 

Trading Signals for commodities

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

https://mrci.com

Date Reports/Expiration Notice Dates

Futures Economic Reports

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


Find Flexibility and Volume w/ Micro Futures Contracts & Support and Resistance Levels 9.08.2021

September 8th, 2021 Filed under Crude Oil, Day Trading, Future Trading News | Comment (0)

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MICROS are here to stay!
I was wrong….when the MICROS first came out I was saying to myself “that defeats the whole point of leverage” BUT I am a big fan now.
MICRO CL, MICRO ES, MICRO NQ are just some of the markets with very nice volume and they offer the flexibility of scaling in and out, smaller exposure.
The NQ for example is trading at such levels compare to 3 years ago that a “normal 0.5%” move is worth approx. $1000 against you or in your favor simply because we are trading at 15613….compare to 780 3 years ago!! That is more than double the value/ exposure etc.
The MICRO CL got great volume and at times when this market is very volatile or you want to take a swing trade but still sleep well at night…..
You get my point!
Start a real time demo and trade the MICROS and any other futures market in real time.
You can start MICRO account with as little as $1000 and still get access to the service and knowledge Cannon is well know for in the industry

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

9-09-2021

Support and Resistance 9.09.2021

Economic Reports, source: 

 www.BetterTrader.co

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 as well as options on futures.


Futures Trading Levels for July 20th, 2021

July 19th, 2021 Filed under Commodity Trading, Crude Oil, Day Trading, Future Trading News | Comment (0)

Dear Traders,

Volatility is back!
COVID Variants fears…..While past performance is not indicative of future results, it might be worthwhile to look at how markets behaved during Jan-May of 2020.
Intraday Volatility in stock index futures is extremely high. Actually across many markets Crude and NASDAQ futures leading the volatility but metals, energies and grains have seen higher volatility. I noticed the stock index futures today as I was actively monitoring and trading with some clients and saw the ES make 14 points moves and more, BOTH ways in the same 15 minutes….Intraday chart for illustration below.
1.  Learn to reduce trading size. Perhaps trade smaller contracts like the micros.
2. Adjust stops and entries based on volatility ( ATR/ Parabolics).
3. Be extra picky on entries without chasing trades.
4. Understand that loses are part of trading and this is definitely not a good time to “fight the markets”.
5. Focus more on risk management and ways to protect certain positions as needed. Survive to trade another day.
Markets are moving extremely fast and at times quoting systems, platforms can’t even keep up.
The risk is MUCH GREATER than I have seen, yet some traders look for it.
That is ok, as long as you :
Know the rules, understand current margins, know where the circuit breakers are/ limit moves.
Figure out your max risk.
After you do all that, feel free to trade but jumping in and trying to trade without the basic knowledge above is like jumping into a stormy ocean without a life vest…..
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Futures Trading Levels

7-20-2021

Economic Reports, source: 

 www.BetterTrader.co

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.

 

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.


Weekly Newsletter, Trading Resources, and More! 7/19/21

July 16th, 2021 Filed under Commodity Brokers, Commodity Trading, Crude Oil, Day Trading, Weekly Newsletter | Comment (0)

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• A plan with steps that may lead to success
• Steps Towards Mastering your Day Trading
• The top mistakes traders make daily
• How to handle the market noise
• and much more…..
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Futures Trading Levels

7-19-2021

Weekly Levels

Reports, First Notice (FN), Last trading (LT) Days for the Week:
Date Reports/Expiration Notice Dates

 

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.

 

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.

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