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Trading metal futures? If you are planning to, then it is important to know that in this kind of trading you always have to come prepared. Do your homework and track the indices daily. Take out time and check how metals are doing in different parts of the world.

Take a look at the Eastward market every day. The first markets to open are the Asian ones. Begin your tracking of indices from here. Apart from this you will also have to be regular with reading the business reports. There is much work for you to do before you put your money in metals futures.

Because trading requires one to take out a considerable amount of time for studying and analyzing, and because a lot of people have everything but time, there are traders and brokers. We at Cannon Trading can assist you with trading. If you want to trade yourself, we give you the advice. In short, we are there to help you with whatever you have got. Here we have a category archive that lists some informative blogs on metal futures and trading. Go through these valuable posts to increase your knowledge of metal futures.


How to Trade “Consolidation Patterns” + Futures Trading Levels 6.28.2022

June 27th, 2022 Filed under Future Trading News, Gold Futures, Metal Futures | Comment (0)

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How to Trade “Consolidation Patterns”

By John Thorpe, Senior Broker
There are a number of consolidation patterns: sideways ranges(rectangles), upward or downward sloping patterns or “flags” , triangular or Pennants. Today I have found on the Continuous Daily Comex Gold chart to illustrate, several recent rectangle consolidation patterns. One recent rectangular consolidation with a false breakout followed by a confirmed breakout and one that is currently forming. A Consolidation rectangle pattern has clearly defined ranges defined by highs and lows that can be connected drawing horizontal lines.
Continuous Daily Comex Gold chart
The above chart reflects just this. There are three points of interest outside the two rectangles, on the first one from March to April there is an upside break out but on light volume, Rule #1. Breakouts must occur on a closing basis on heavier than normal volume. You should not trade the breakout move on lighter volume. #2 wait for a retest of the previous resistance or support line. You will notice the high volume day after the breakout was on a failure of the retest. Good for you! a win, you didn’t fall for the breakout.
And #3, On April 29 had you worked a sell GTC limit order at or around the retest level of 1917,1918,1919.00 (which you could have placed as early as April 25th) you would be short the breakout . Soon after, a new consolidation zone is created and we are still currently inside. You can see two bars outside the consolidation but NOT on a closing basis.
In Summary, look for one of these patterns which are some of the most common, Look for a high volume breakout and don’t get in until the market retests the previous support or resistance area, and try to manage your stop loss orders within the old consolidation areas!!
Important: Trading commodity futures and options involves a substantial risk of loss.
The recommendations contained in this letter are of opinion only and do not guarantee any profits.
Past performances are not necessarily indicative of future result

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

06-28-2022

 

Futures Support & Resistance Levels 6.28.2022

 

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New Home Sales Tomorrow + Futures Trading Levels 6.24.2022

June 23rd, 2022 Filed under Future Trading News, futures trading education, Metal Futures | Comment (0)

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What You Need to Know Before Trading June 24th:

Energy: Crude oil prices, natural gas, heating oil and unleaded ( RBOB) all finished lower today after the weekly reports and entered a short term downtrend pattern according to to our indicators.
Crypto: Last Trading Day for June Bitcoin futures is this Friday, June 24th. These are financially settled (no physical delivery), but if you’re holding longer-term positions in the June contract, you need to roll your position over/forward to the new front month contract – July.
Financials/Stocks: New Home Sales tomorrow. Stocks been choppy with high intraday volatility.
Grains: Strong sell off ahead of July OPTIONS expiration tomorrow.
First Notice Day for grains is next Thursday, June 30. Avoid delivery and roll your positions! Front month for most grains is now September. U
Softs: Time to trade September Coffee, Cocoa, OJ. October Sugar and the most liquid month for cotton seems to be December!
Metals: Multiple “sell signals” across gold, silver, copper, platinum and palladium turned the sector into short term bearish. Be careful as these markets tend to be “moody”. Daily chart of Copper(in my opinion was the leader in the directional change in the complex ) below for your review.
Copper Futures Daily Chart

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

06-24-2022

Futures Support Resistance Levels 6.24.2022

 

 

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Economic Reports, Source: 

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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.


Gold Futures Outlook Part 2 & Support and Resistance Levels 4.19.2022

April 18th, 2022 Filed under Future Trading News, Gold Futures, Metal Futures | Comment (0)

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GOLD WATCH Part 2

By John Thorpe, Senior Broker
Last Wednesday on this Blog I highlighted the Gold market as a potential candidate to rally and has continued to.
From a technical perspective Gold Futures does look ready to test recent highs. there was clearly excitement today during the Hong Kong session and then again, follow through buying during the London session with todays high peaking at 9 a.m. NY time @2003.00 per troy ounce before retreating back during the London session to close up on the day but near the lower end of the days trading range.
IN MY OPINION, Today’s Globex session appears to tell the tale of a short term reversal as “Gravestone Doji ” inks the chart today signifying the potential to move this market back into the 1940.00 area the next few days, still staying above critical support of 1920.00 .
A correction could put us in a better position to hold longs closer to support potentially risking less of our capital.. Keep an eye on this market as it is truly ready for a large move one way or the other.
*Trading commodity futures and options involves substantial risk of loss.
The recommendations contained in this blog are of opinion only and do not guarantee any profits.
These are risky markets and only risk capital should be used. Past performance is not indicative of future results*
Gold Futures Daily Chart
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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.

Futures Trading Levels

04-19-2022

Support and Resistance Levels 4.18.2022

 

 

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Economic Reports, Source: 

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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.


Copper Pushing Higher? & Support and Resistance Trading Levels 4.06.2022

April 5th, 2022 Filed under Future Trading News, Metal Futures | Comment (0)

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Tomorrow we have crude oil numbers followed by FOMC minutes.
Both stocks and energies were significantly lower in today’s trading.
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Moving Markets

May Copper tried pushing higher today but met heavy selling pressure around 4.86 levels.
Does the market have enough strength to test the 5.00 mark again? Or will it visit 4.64 first?
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Copper Futures Daily Chart
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Futures Trading Levels

04-06-2022

Futures Support and Resistance Levels 4.06.2022

 

 

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Economic Reports, Source: 

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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.


Weekly Newsletter #1052 Learning to Lose, Gold Chart Analysis & Futures Levels for the Week Ahead

May 21st, 2021 Filed under Future Trading News, Metal Futures, Weekly Newsletter | Comment (0)

Cannon Futures Weekly Newsletter Issue # 1052

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Trading 102: Learn to Lose

Important NOTE: With The Recent Volatility Across Markets, We Have Seen Margins Increase In Some Markets As Well As Wild Swings And Extreme Volatility In Many Markets. For Some, It Can Cost The Full Account Value But Doesn’t Need To. These Volatile Times Require MAJOR Adjustments In How You Approach Trading And Risk Management. I Hope This Article Helps And I Encourage You To Utilize Our Brokers And The Knowledge They Have To Assist You.. Contact Us
Many different factors go into trading. Too many to discuss efficiently in one blog post. Some relate to trading techniques, other to money management, mental aspect, risk capital and much more.
But one that sticks in my eyes is the inability to accept a loss. I see many clients who can make money and have days where they make money but when they lose, they lose much more, sometimes even losing control and losing a big portion of their account.
I am not sure how a trader can embed this into their trading mind, BUT in my opinion if you train your brain to expect losses, understand losses and that losing days will happen, you will increase your chances of surviving in this business, which in return will actually give you a chance to succeed….
Losses are part of trading and as long as your losses are part of the plan and are quantified in advance and you can adhere to your rules, then you have a chance. I think it’s easy when traders are winning…making money etc. Much harder when you lose or down. your brain starts playing tricks on you…it tells you to double down, maybe reverse even though your analysis does not say so….all of a sudden you start pulling trades out of instinct, fear rather than a calculated plan that has solid risk/ reward. If a trader learns how to lose, to accept losses, to have realistic expectations, then he/ she can avoid having one of those terrible days when traders can lose almost of all their account.
I went into this subject and detailed day-trading money mgmt in an article I wrote a few years back for SFO magazine.

Market Pick Review for the Week:

Gold Weekly Chart below for your review. Click for larger image.
Gold has benefited from inflationary pressures as well as downside volatility in Bitcoin and crypto currencies. Safe heaven helped the yellow metal complete a nice weekly bar. A daily close above 1888 can trigger another leg up towards 1939. First support at 1838.
Weekly Gold Chart
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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.

 

Futures Trading Levels

5-24-2021

 

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