I'm confused about the concept of Contango. It should be relatively easy to understand but the different way's it's referenced in the media seem wrong to me.
I always thought that Contango describes a situation where the futures price of a commodity is above the spot price (as is the case in...
So as some may now my experiment trading US stocks using a trend following system ended last week. I decided the efforts compared to trading ASX did not justify taking it to real trading.
I am contemplating looking at developing and trading a futures system but keen to hear what...
hello to all the beautiful forum I'm a futures trading enthusiast in general I often use algorithmic automated systems , I wanted to exchange some opinions about services that you use and that you think are reliable , about receiving medium-term operational signals on futures indices
Hello, I'm trying to work with historical prices of futures on emissions EUA, which I downloaded from Bloomberg terminal. I have timeseries which span years, and I need to find corresponding rolling dates and expiry dates. Questions: for given below contract description, MO13 Comdty, what does...
I'm looking for an ASX200 index short trade (option?) that would fulfill the following criteria:
1) Highly leveraged.
2) I can't loose more than my equity.
3) If the index goes up, I loose all of my equity (obviously).
4) If the index goes down 0.1% to 15%, I loose all of my equity
I'm signing up to interactive Brokers with corporate trustee so I can open a margin account.
The biggest drawback so far are the market data fees because this kind of account is considered "professional".
As it stands, this would be just over a $1000 drag on profits p.a.
Does anyone know any...
Hi all, I've been reading a lot about futures and options and I'm waiting to learn more before I dip my toe.
One the things on my mind is what are the mechanics of a margin call on derivatives, specifically with IB.
I'm planning on holding cash and bonds while trading futures/future options...
Is anybody still alive out there?
I think I was last here in 2013. I'm still trading and doing bonds, spreading etc. Significantly expanded from pure Aussie related stuff days.
I am on EliteTrader and my posts have a lot of content.. edge if you will (username s0mmi)
Only for the dedicated...
For intra-day day trading in stock index futures, I understand the importance of having stop losses. For longer-term trading that can span for weeks and months, is it advisable not to have stop losses? Having stops may cause a long-term trader to lose his position on a day which has a big spike...
Hello Aussie Traders,
Which Futures are trending well and are liquid and best suitable to trade during normal Australian RTH hours?
I like NQ, YM but I can not stay up all night to trade on the US RTH.
What is your experience with Hang Seng, Nikkei etc and what are the symbols for the Futures...
2 separate topics but some how related
1) I m searching for an budget ( under $1000 including audit) SMSF accountant for a small SMSF, I know there are few around but many of them restrict what broker you use! I need somebody who will allow Interactive Brokers, Also the accountant need...
I'm a newbie who's interested in day trading futures, and possibly options. What brokers/platforms do you use here in Oz? I'd be looking for one that has a good DOM feature (and simulator obviously :)).
Thanks in advance!
This thread hopefully will serve as a repository of favorite plays for the various futures contracts we all trade. I have several file folders in different formats covering different instruments and time frames. As some of you know, we're onto our second son's early months now and i just don't...
I am interested in experimenting with back testing futures strategies on amibroker
Was wondering if anyone could point to any good sources
I was contemplating buy historical data with norgate. Currently use there asx data
I am not likely to trade any time soon. Just...
Equity has robinhood a comms free broker in USA NOW THIS ONE IN fUTURES
A game changer or something that only will suit few players?
FCM seEms to be Dorman
Accepts AUS clients
Example 1 ES is , $1.17 exchange, $0.01 NFA, $0.09 clearing for $1.27 per...
Would like to explore ask few things about use of Weekly Expiry options
( Options on Futures NOT on ETF or Stock )
To start with although they "look" cheap" because of the short duration on an annualized basis they are expensive!
For example I checked the cost of a ATM PUT on ES ( ES @2170)...