Trading futures chart_Orbex

The futures markets are also known as the derivatives markets. The name comes from the fact that the prices in the futures markets are derived out of the underlying asset. The price of this underlying asset is of course from the spot markets. Although futures trading might seem and look similar to trading regular spot markets, there are some cl...

2017-10-11 John Benjamin Read more
trading futures

Futures are financial derivate instruments, widely used by investors and traders alike. Unlike the OTC markets which are de-centralized, the futures markets are centralized and exchange traded financial instruments, regulated by the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission. The main benefits of trading futures markets are the low cost of entr...

2016-12-13 John Benjamin Read more
Natural gas futures

Natural gas futures have been on a medium-term bullish rally since early 2016 after the price fell to a 17-year low of 1.639 in February this year. Following the break of an 8-year falling trend line and a quick retest of this trend line at 2.65 in October this year, natural gas futures are poised to push higher over the longer term, but this c...

2016-12-09 John Benjamin Read more
Sugar futures

SB: Sugar Futures (Sugar #11) contracts for March 2017 delivery has been trending lower with price closing yesterday at 21.11. The decline in Sugar futures came about as price broke down below the technical support area of 22.50 - 22.40. Price initial fell to lows of 21.10 before posting a modest retracement to retest the broken support level be...

2016-11-16 John Benjamin Read more
Sugar Futures

Sugar futures are one of the many soft commodity futures contracts available to trade at Orbex.com. Known to be one of the most liquid contracts in the soft commodities category, sugar futures are also volatile which attracts both long term and intraday traders. Perhaps one of the biggest advantages of trading the sugar futures contracts has to...

2017-07-26 John Benjamin Read more
Pipeline in the desert

Wednesday’s schedule was booked majorly by the US data releases regarding several important economic indicators. The Commerce Department’s report showed a boost in the corporate spending for the month of October, while household spending remained at an average note despite the hike in income. October’s personal spending went up 0.1%, under ...

2015-11-27 Kira Vessiari Read more

Crude oil futures, including both the Brent and WTI versions were seen trading higher last week after the geo-political tensions started rising as Saudi Arabia announced air strikes on Yemen in a bid to flush out the Houthi rebels. Oil futures rallied on the news as WTI Crude gained as much as 4%, or about $2.23 in gains, while the international...

2015-04-01 Orbex Read more