Christmas Holiday Schedule

In observance of the Christmas Holiday, there are revised trading hours. REVISED CLOSING HOURS Sunday, Dec 24th Market Closed Monday, Dec 25th Markets Closed (US Day Session), then Reopens (US Night Session) at Normal Times. Please be aware that any

CME Equity Margin (Initial & Maintenance) Increases, effective 12/20/23

Please be advised that CME Group has increased Initial & Maintenance Margin Requirements for multiple markets, including Equity Index Products.  These new rates go into effect today (12/20/2023). Full Notice from CME Group: Performance Bond Requirements: Energy, Equity, Interest Rate

December Monthly Newsletter

  View Upcoming Government Reports & Holidays for the month. The Global Update blog features various blogs from throughout the month. Key Events That Moved the Market in the previous month are detailed. 

Thanksgiving Holiday

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, there are revised trading hours. REVISED CLOSING HOURS (CST) Thursday, Nov 23rd Equity & Interest Rate – 12:00 PM Energy, Metal – 1:30 PM Friday, Nov 24th Equity, Interest Rate & FX – 12:15

November Monthly Newsletter

  View Upcoming Government Reports & Holidays for the month. The Global Update blog features various blogs from throughout the month. Key Events That Moved the Market in the previous month are detailed. 

Using the Guppy Multiple Moving Average to Reveal Market Sentiment

GMMA shows market sentiment by contrasting short-term and long-term investor perspectives with two sets of EMAs. GMMA ribbons can help traders identify uptrends, downtrends, and consolidation phases by analyzing the interaction and distance between short-term and long-term ribbons. This indicator,

UPDATED Temporary Day Trading Margin Increase Lifted

Please be advised that day trading margins were temporarily increased due to uncertainty and possible high volatility to the markets surrounding the current situation in Israel. Day Trading Margins have been reverted back to normal.

October Monthly Newsletter

  View Upcoming Government Reports & Holidays for the month. The Global Update blog features various blogs from throughout the month. Key Events That Moved the Market in the previous month are detailed.