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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.

Dec 3, 2021

Pete and Frank peruse the platform for opportunities in stocks, crude oil, and interest rates on an active Friday afternoon that finds stocks in the red.

Nov 30, 2021

Pete and Mikey cover all the major asset classes and rap about several trade ides.

Nov 23, 2021

The short holiday week has Frank trading the new highs in both the US dollar and interest rates using Small Exchange futures. He also looks into the price action in crude oil for some day trading.

Nov 22, 2021

On a multi-standard deviation rally in interest rates, Pete looks at how this move affects FX and metals before putting on trades in both.

Nov 19, 2021

On an especially volatile Friday, Pete and Frank search the platform for some of the best trade ideas in crude oil, gold, and bonds.

Nov 18, 2021

Another leg lower in Bitcoin has Pete wondering if it's time to buy. He and Frank investigate all their options when trading crypto, then turn to wheat for a slightly bearish strategy as the market hits new highs.

Nov 17, 2021

Pete gives his experienced take on why certain futures markets are less liquid than others and helps Frank make an arbitrage trade in Small Crypto futures that takes advantage of illiquidity.

Nov 16, 2021

The futures dudes kick off another Futures Measures by betting on the future of Bitcoin and looking at several currency plats. See what side of crypto, currencies, and commodities Pete is on!

Nov 15, 2021

As US dollars move through their highs and pot stocks start to wake up from the low levels, Frank takes to the tastyworks platform for some FX and equity trades in both markets.

Nov 11, 2021

Pete and Mikey analyze new lows in the NOB spread with the continued flattening of the yield curve...

Nov 9, 2021

Pete and Mikey explore opportunities in major stock sectors after experiencing their first down day in weeks, and evaluate the yield curve as it flattens to levels not seen in decades.

Nov 8, 2021

Pete and Mikey open up the platform to review levels and trade ideas across the yield curve, precious metals and crude oil.

Nov 4, 2021

Experienced futures traders Pete and Frank open up the platform once again to find British pounds falling fast. The guys look at short-term buys in M6B and yield product S10Y. Then, they size up a long Aussie dollar, short gold play with futures and options.

Nov 3, 2021

With the upcoming Fed event about to take place, Pete gives his levels on every asset class! He also talks about why he's willing to hold his crude oil and yield spread positions into the event.

Nov 2, 2021

As commodities move back to the highs, Pete looks into some neutral trades in crude oil and bearish strategies in wheat. He and Frank also mine tastyworks for opportunities in interest rates and foreign exchange.

Nov 1, 2021

With most equity markets unchanged, Pete and Frank look at selling a +2% Russell while buying either stocks or yields against it. Then, the futures dudes see what they can get cooking in wheat and foreign exchange.

Oct 29, 2021

Pete and Frank take inventory of the final moves in each asset class, and make some trades in US dollar and natural gas.

Oct 28, 2021

Pete takes his foreign exchange expertise and practices it on the current landscape for dollars, pounds, and euros.

Oct 27, 2021

The futures dudes jump into the platform to talk about one of the biggest interest rate moves all year. 

Oct 26, 2021

Many are looking at the basis trade in Bitcoin like it's free money, but Pete shows you why term structure and liquidity can make things difficult...

Oct 25, 2021

As crude oil and natural gas rise, Pete looks at the calendar spreads behind commodities for a smaller, strategic trade.

Oct 22, 2021

On a volatile, but mixed close to the week, Pete strategizes for the future with 2YR-30YR yield curve spreads and big-small tech stock spreads.

Oct 21, 2021

The futures dudes are back in the Bitcoin market looking for two-sided action! After selling yesterday's highs, Pete and Frank look at the opportunity around buying the recent lows.

Oct 20, 2021

Day two of the Bitcoin rally has Pete and Frank wondering how high the market can go before falling back on their consistent strategy and trading large moves with strict mechanics.

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