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Ten Steps to to a Coherent, Organized and Methodical Trading Strategy


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A foundational step in evolving into a successful trader is the ability to develop a trading strategy that finds the perfect liaison between your trading personality and a consistent edge in the markets. This article will be all about developing such a strategy from scratch.

Why Bother with a Trading Strategy?

Often a major pitfall for new traders is the eagerness to begin executing trades. That’s where the gains are after all right? Well yes, and no. You can’t make any money if you don’t execute trades, but you also don’t make any money if you start gunning trades without a well-crafted, tested and proven strategy. The challenge here is to get

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Three Ways To Determine High Quality Trend Lines


Trend lines are among the most commonly used trading tools used by technical futures traders. Whether you run a trading strategy built entirely upon using and trading off of trend lines, or you use them in a limited capacity to determine your entries (or exits), the need to locate the high-quality ones that aid in trade placement or management is a critical skill for a technical trader to master. The hunt for quality when it comes to trend lines stems from the fact that they can be drawn to connect essentially any two lows or highs on a chart, but may not always be as useful. Let’s look at three ways you can separate a potentially high-quality trend lines drawn on a chart, versus any random trend line connecting

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How to Start Trading VIX Futures and Options


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Trading VIX Futures lets you take advantage of volatility in the marketplace during both calm trading periods as well as unstable markets resulting from political, social or economic events. Even if you do not trade the VIX, you can use it as a gauge for Options on Futures and directional Futures trading.

For example,

  1. If you are a premium options collector or involved in any strategy that relies on premiums, you should focus on premium collection when the volatility is high and let the options expire when volatility is low.
  2. If you day trade the Emini S&P, you may be better off being active on days when volatility is high versus staying inactive

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Commodity Market Overview | ADMIS Research – August 2017


The commodity market report below is the August Monthly Research Newsletter created exclusively by the research team at our clearing firm ADMIS.

This in-depth report covers a variety of futures markets including – Indices, Energies, Metals, Currencies, Grains and Livestock markets.



Futures and options trading involve significant risk of loss and may not be suitable for everyone. Therefore, carefully consider whether such trading is suitable for you in light of your financial condition. The risk of loss in trading futures and options can be substantial. The views and opinions expressed in this letter are those of the authors and do not reflect the views of ADM Investor Services, Inc. or its staff. Research analysts do not currently maintain positions in the commodities specified within this report.

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AgenaTrader Futures Trading Platform Review

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AgenaTrader Pricing: €39 per month for the Basic version and €59 per month for the Andromeda.

Purchase Options:

AgenaTrader Basic: €790.00.

AgenaTrader Andromeda: €1,190.00.

AgenaTrader COT-Report Add-on: €190.00

AgenaTrader Volume Add-on: €390.00


General Overview of Trading Platform

AgenaTrader’s leading-edge semi automatism with the ‘6 Must Have Tools’ provides you a workflow driven technical environment that improves your trading by becoming your Trading Coach. With integrated Risk & Money Management and asset diversification, AgenaTrader users are able to control their emotions and stay in the market for longer periods. This reinvigorate traders who are not active in the market by equipping them with the proper tools for professional trading.  Designed as a platform

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