Tag Archives: Trading futures

Why I do not want to be on your list.

It is the end of the year and that means that there are lists. Lists comes with an understood rule.  It means that you have to act a certain way.  Now, if your goal is to become famous get on the list.  The reason I write is not for notoriety.  I have done TV in theContinue Reading

Do you care about sinking if you know you can swim?

Have you ever seen two people in the same situation act differently?  With trading futures this is really evident.  Only one side gets to make money. How a person handles sinking (losing money) will help shape what they become as a trader.  The second thing that my mentor every told me was learn how toContinue Reading

Q&A from June 8th

In this weeks Q&A we talk trading journals, picking a strategy, and why the S&P 500 is the best market to trade. If you have any questions, please send an email or tag your tweets with #eminix.  Check out Anthony’s blog here.   We would really appreciate your feedback, if you like, hate, or thinkContinue Reading

The basics of S&P 500 rollover.

Rollover is the changing of the front month contract.  The first thing you should be aware of when trading futures is how often the contract rolls.  There are monthly and quarterly rolls. For example S&P 500 rolls quarterly and Crude rolls monthly.  The exchange will have information on the the contract specification.  For CME GroupContinue Reading

Not all scratches are created equal.

By scratching, I mean getting out at or near where you got in, resulting in little to no loss or gain. When I enter a trade, psychologically that money is gone. I have assumed the outcome of a trade to be a loss, at least initially. This is not because I am pessimistic, but ofContinue Reading

Trading Tip Daily- Being right and making money are not the same thing.

Being right and making money are not the same thing. A disclaimer, I love helping people and especially new traders because I was helped. I am also an entrepreneur and my trading education was expensive so I can’t give it all away so this post does contain ambiguity. If you liked something, hated something orContinue Reading

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