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What is there to do (and trade) when markets slow down? Frank from the small exchange weighs in!

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Futures Measures

Understanding Futures contracts is no easy feat. Get introduced to the various Futures trading asset classes and the best Futures trading strategies with our expert, Pete Mulmat.

End-of-Week Yield Madness
Jun 18, 2021

Experienced futures trader Pete gives his final takes on interest rate at the end of one of the most volatile weeks in the past year.

Trading the FOMC Fallout
Jun 17, 2021

Futures dudes Pete and Frank make haste as they move through the Fed's effect on yields, metals, and currencies while strategizing in futures.

Stocks Fall Ahead of the Fed
Jun 15, 2021

On a quiet precursor to tomorrow's big Fed Meeting, Pete and Frank tackle what's moving for some Fed-friendly trades.

Bitcoin, Metals, and Yields
Jun 14, 2021

The futures dudes measure the effect of Bitcoin on gold before getting some trades going in Small Metals futures.

Pre-Fed Rate Trades and Short Oil
Jun 11, 2021

The guys cover everything from bonds to corn in this Friday edition of Splash.

2 Futures Are Better Than 1
Jun 10, 2021

On a seemingly inside day, Frank pulls out the pairs trader to show an extreme between S10Y and the stock market.

Biotechs, Metals, and Dollars
Jun 7, 2021

With Nonfarm Payrolls in the rearview, Pete and Frank trade the next move in biotechs, metals, and US dollars.

Extreme Equity Spreads and Short Oil
Jun 2, 2021

Inside days never stop our futures traders! Pete and Frank tackle sector rotation trading and selling expensive commodities.

Selling New Stock Highs
Jun 1, 2021

The futures dudes dive into another week with short stock strategies that integrate equity and interest rate pairs.

Slow but High Probability Trades
May 28, 2021

The futures dudes are back to talk more about scratching slow trades and building high-probability strategies in interest rates.

End-of-Month Trades
May 27, 2021

A wacky upcoming schedule has Pete and Frank jumping in the platform to trade month-end flows in corn and rates.

Small Trades for Inside Days
May 26, 2021

Pete opens up his tastyworks platform to get some smaller, more aggressive trades going.

Where Are The Opportunities?
May 25, 2021

Watch the futures dudes as they peruse the tastyworks platform looking for some opportunities in interest rates and metals.

Spread Trading Boring Markets
May 24, 2021

With stocks and commodities trading inside their average ranges, Pete gives his experienced takes on spread trading.

Defined-Risk Futures Options
May 21, 2021

The guys surf through several markets as they hunt for the most ideal situations for neutral strategies on rangebound markets.

Strict Mechanics and Spread Trades
May 20, 2021

On an inside day in equities, Pete spreads crude oil and interest rates against the stock market.

Trading Like a Goldfish
May 19, 2021

The futures dudes put their short-term memories to work in trading markets that change directions every couple hours.

Spread Trading Stocks, Bonds, and Crude
May 18, 2021

Pete and Frank open up the tastyworks platform to take a look at some pairs trades on a mostly inside day.

First Day in Small Crude Oil
May 17, 2021

The first day in Small US Crude Oil futures has brought a rally to the highs in the commodity, which has Pete looking at some new trades.

If It Ain't Broke...
May 14, 2021

Don't close that platform just yet! There may be some Friday trades left out there.

Trading the Reversal
May 13, 2021

Stocks, bonds, and commodities are reversing yesterday's move, so Frank opens up the platform to close winners and open new trades.

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