CME Event Based Futures Contracts

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) launched event futures contracts in September of 2022. Event futures contracts allow speculators to to trade their opinion on where key futures markets will close, using simple yes-or-no questions.

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GBP/USD Ends the Week on the Back Foot

GBP/USD closed lower for the sixth consecutive day on Friday, hovering perilously close to its weakest levels since the pandemic flash crash of March 2020. August marked the worst month for the British pound since Brexit, with sterling falling by 4.5% against the dollar. After seeing the euro fall to parity with the dollar in …

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Rubber Band Trading Strategy

The Rubber Band trading strategy aims to identify points where the market is overbought or oversold and likely to snap back towards the mean. Some traders use Keltner Channels for this strategy, while others use Bollinger Bands. We’ll take a look at how this strategy is used with Kelter Channels. The strategy uses a 40 …

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Gold Extends Gains Following Dovish Fed Remarks

Gold marched higher in early trading on Thursday, rising above the 200-period simple moving average (SMA) – an important line in the sand between bulls and bears in the market. The yellow metal surged and the US dollar wilted on Wednesday, following accommodative comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.

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King Keltner Trading Strategy

Keltner Channels are a volatility-based technical indicator. The channels are composed of two bands plotted around an Exponential Moving Average (EMA) of the data for a given period and are they are calculated by adding or subtracting twice the Average True Range (ATR) from the moving average. The King Keltner trading strategy generates a buy …

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Directory of Trading Strategies

In this article we compile a wide range of popular trading strategies. These can be useful to test and to help you come up with your own unique trading strategies. London Opening Range Breakout This strategy seeks to take advantage of the liquidity and volatility of the London trading session and has a maximum of …

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Bladerunner Trading Strategy

Bladerunner is a simple trend following strategy that uses a 20-period exponential moving average (EMA) along with price action patterns. The strategy can be traded across multiple currency pairs and also multiple timeframes, although it is most popular on shorter term timeframes. Since it is a trend following strategy it works best with instruments that …

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