Nasdaq 100 Futures versus FAANG Stocks

The Nasdaq 100 futures and FAANG index are tightly correlated. However, there are unique differences that investors might want to consider. The asset weightings in a portfolio can make big difference when assessing potential market opportunities against risks When most

Diversifying Your Stock Portfolio with Futures

Dow Jones Industrial Average Index – January 2 to March 12, 2020 US markets have been on an accelerated decline due to Coronavirus fears since February 21, 2020. Now, with the COVID-19 virus situation being considered a global pandemic, the

Futures Trading Basics: All About Trailing Stop Orders

Many traders freely place a basic stop loss with every trade they enter, but trailing stops can seem more complicated and may be used less often, if at all.  The purpose of a stop loss is simple to understand –

Anticipating a Breakout – Case Study: S&P 500 on October 28, 2019

There are certain major market movements that can be anticipated simply because all eyes are on the outcome. When approaching such a critical juncture, the outcome can sometimes be explosive, either moving the markets upward or downward. Rather than focusing

Lessons from the Bitcoin Bubble

If you walked into a grocery store or a coffee shop in December of 2017, you likely overheard several people talking about numerous cryptocurrencies, sounding almost as if they were crypto-experts. Everyone seemed to have a crypto recommendation. It was