Lessons from the Pros

May 13, 2019 Issue

Featured Article Chart showing the multipliers for Micro E-Mini Equity Index Futures contracts

Micro E-mini Contracts Explained

This week, the CME (Chicago Mercantile Exchange) launched Micro E-mini Equity Index Futures. These are smaller versions of the popular E-Mini products that have been around since 1997. This is a strategic move being made because of the dramatic increase in the notional value of the original contracts, which has made trading E-Mini products somewhat… Read More »

Stocks

Program Traders and the Market Open

The first half hour to hour of the equity markets can be very volatile. Sometimes it seems like prices are fluctuating wildly with no rhyme or reason. However, there is a technique that could help you predict the morning price movement and even potential price reversals. This technique could be used for finding highly successful… Read More »

Specialty Skills

When Trading…It’s Best not to Think

What a crock! … you might be saying. You might also be commenting that thinking is critical to the trading process and that you must think to do well.  However, even though what and how you think affects all of your trading from start to finish, it is still a variable that requires monitoring and, where… Read More »