What Basel III Might Mean for Gold Futures

If you regularly trade gold futures on a short-term basis, then you may not be following the broader gold market news.  There’s nothing wrong with that. However, if you want to keep an ear toward the big picture dynamics that

Hunting for Hidden Liquidity

When it comes down to a choice between trading a liquid versus an illiquid market, liquid markets are always the preference. A liquid market means there are enough buyers and sellers in the room to make transactions more efficient, and

June Monthly Newsletter

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Holiday Schedule – Memorial Day

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, there are revised trading hours.  Please refer to the links below for detailed trading hours: CME Group Holiday Calendar 2021 ICE Exchange Holiday Schedule 2021 EUREX Holiday Regulations 2021 Please be aware that

The Downside of Social Trading Chatrooms

Every technological innovation comes with its own accidents and variants. When social media became a “thing”–that is, a way for people to virtually gather and be with one another, it also paved the way for virtual and “real” forms of

Newsletter – May 2021

Upcoming Government Reports & Holidays     May 03 CONSTRUCTION SPENDING REPORT May 04 US INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS & SERVICES… May 04 MANUFACTURERS’ SHIPMENTS, IN… – FULL REPORT May 07 EMPLOYMENT SITUATION REPORT May 07 MONTHLY WHOLESALE TRADE: SALES

Newsletter – Apr 2021

Upcoming Government Reports & Holidays   Apr 01 CONSTRUCTION SPENDING REPORT Apr 02 EMPLOYMENT SITUATION REPORT Apr 05 MANUFACTURERS’ SHIPMENTS, INV… – FULL REPORT Apr 07 US INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS & SERVICES… Apr 09 PRODUCER PRICE INDEX REPORT Apr