e-mini Archives - Cuddle & Snuggle

Which Futures Contract Is Most Effective to Trade?

Dow Jones Futures

From the beginning, I have got to state that there are no e-mini contracts that are “easy” to trade. Some contracts have esoteric advantages and disadvantages that make them attractive to each own and individual e-mini trader. Some contracts are especially complicated for new traders, in particular the ES contract.

S&P Mini Futures (ES)

The ES contract is the largest traded futures contract on the Chicago Mercantile exchange and is populated by qualified traders, automated trading, and versed individual traders. These factors ...

read more

Listed in Money

Tags: Dow Jones, e-mini, Futures, S&P

E-Mini Trading: Learning to Trade in the Channel

When to actively trade e-minis

It is commonly viewed as unwise to dabble with trading e-mini contracts when they are in a consolidation channel. By and large, that this is some good guidance because trading in channels can be treacherous and result in substantial losses. As longtime traders though we relish the opportunity to channel trade e-mini contracts.

First and foremost, it is necessary to evaluate the type of channel that has formed and you are considering trading. Some channels are extremely ...

read more

Listed in Money

Tags: e-mini, Futures, trading

Trading E-Mini Gold Futures Day And Night

For you folks who work all day and would like to augment your earnings with some “work” at night, in your undies or pajamas, read on.

Working at night takes on a whole new meaning when buying and selling gold futures after hours. Futures trading occurs 24 hours a day, 5 1/2 days a week. There is only one really bad trading day, and that is Saturday. And that’s because the market is drop dead.

Why choose gold futures?

In a nutshell, liquidity. ...

read more

Listed in Money

Tags: e-mini, Futures, stocks, trading