Should You Trade in the ‘Overnight Session’?

If you’re a short-term trader, you’ve likely woken up early in the morning ready to trade the markets only to realize that the big move had already happened overnight. This may leave you with very little to do, save waiting

NEW MARGIN REQUIREMENTS FOR GFF BROKERS CLIENTS

Due to the extreme volatility of the markets, all Index Futures margins have increased.  Margins will be re-evaluated tomorrow morning. Please call our office at 866-249-4579 Toll Free (USA/Canada only) or 1-818-510-3393 Local/International.

A Letter from our CEO

Like you, we are staying up to date on all of the COVID-19 news and adjusting to these unprecedented times. For the safety of our employees and our community, we are following the recommended guidelines of the CDC and California

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

Newsletter – Mar 2020

As we enter into the 2020 New Year, GFF Brokers would like to take a moment to thank you for allowing us the opportunity to earn your business. We wish you a successful New Year!!!   Upcoming Government Reports &

Trading the Jobs Report

Every first Friday of the month, there is an expectation of possible market volatility as the US Employment Situation report (more popularly referred to as the Jobs Report) gets released at 8:30 am ET. As a trader, even if you

How Coronavirus Changes the Trading Environment

There are several reasons why a trader might have expected volatility to have ramped up in January: the big December jobs report, beginning of Q4 corporate earnings season, the presidential impeachment trial, potential winding down of the US-China trade war,

Scalping the 5-Day RSI (Relative Strength Index)

On its most basic level, the Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum indicator that can be  used to forecast potential “overbought” and “oversold” levels. But like most indicators forecasting price levels that are either too high or too low,

Trading the US-Iran Drone and Missile Strikes

In the first two weeks of 2020, hostilities between the US and Iran quickly escalated to what many feared would result in an all-out war: On January 3, President Trump ordered a drone strike that killed Iran’s top general, Qasem

Five Sectors That Might Help You Better Trade Index Futures

Many futures index traders make most of their trades based on technical analysis. If the trader is not reacting to price action, he or she is anticipating price action based on technical patterns. What technical traders may be missing is