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Trading Tutorials – Commodity, Futures & Options Trading

Trading tutorials about commodity, options, binary options and futures trading.

Futures Articles

My Tactical Day Trading Cheat Sheet – This is my tactical day trading cheat sheet. It’s thing I do that make my trading easier and less complicated, so I can focus on what matters: implementing my strategies. Works whether trading stocks, ETFs, forex or futures.

How Much Money Do I Need to Swing Trade Futures – The futures market—where global commodities such as coffee, corn, soybeans, oil and gold trade—is a very popular day trading and swing trading market. Learn the basics of how futures work, why futures are great for swing trading, and how much capital you need to do it

Developing and Trading the Best Day Trading Strategy – Successful day trader shares how he came up with the best day trading strategy, what it is, how he trades it, and how you can to.

How to Determine the Proper Position Size When Trading – Any Trade, Any Market: Position size is how many shares you take on a stock trade, how many contracts you take on a futures trade, or how many lots you trade in the forex market. Position size is not randomly chosen, nor based on how convinced you are a trade will work out. Rather, position size is determined by a simple mathematical formula which helps control risk and maximize returns on the risk taken.

How Much Money Can I Make as a Day Trader? – Scenarios for futures, stock and forex day traders.

The Best Way to Practice Day Trading to Gain Consistency – Market Replay lets you download historical trading days (in forex or futures) and trade them as if you were trading in real-time on that day. Download and trade as many days as you like, and trade them whenever you want. Practice day trading on weekends or evenings, and trade multiple sessions in one day if you wish.

Top Trader Richard Dennis and the Turtle Trading Strategy – Legendary trader Richard Dennis turned ordinary men and women into top-class traders by teaching them everything he knew about trend-trading futures markets. Learn the rules of his system below. Also find out whether this strategy is still relevant today.

How Much Money Can I Make Swing Trading – Here are scenarios for how much money you can make as a swing trader, based on how often you trade, the risk/reward ratio of your trades, and the capital you start with. See scenarios for stocks, forex and futures.

How I Trade Fed Announcement (FOMC) – Discover the simple 4-step process for trading FOMC announcements. See the setup, entry method, risk management procedure and how to exit. Uses S&P 500 E-mini (ES) futures.

How to Trade Volatile Markets with the Straddle Options Strategy – Learn how to implement a straddle options strategy.  Utilize this strategy when you expect a large price move in a stock or ETF, in either direction.

Day Trading for a Living – The Good and Not So Good Things to Consider: The good and bad aspects of day trading, from someone who has been trading for more than 14 years. – By George Papazov

Exotics/ Options/Binary Options Articles

Debit Spread Options Trading Strategy Want an options trading strategy you can utilize with a small account (or large)? Here is it, along with an introduction to options trading.

Simple Calculation to Predict How Much a Stock Will Move This Month – If you’re a stock or ETF trader, use this simple and quick calculation–using options–to help predict how much a stock is expected to move over a specified period of time.

Commodity Articles

Trading tutorials focused on commodities.

The Right Time to Buy Physical Gold and Silver – Want to buy physical gold or silver? Here is guidance on when to do it.