Category: Futures

Why I Love Trading Futures

Low money to get started, open almost 24/7, no pattern day trader rule. Have you figured out what I am talking about yet? Futures. These are just some of the reasons why I love trading futures, and you will too once you finish this blog post. The amount of capital needed to access the futures market…

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What Are Stock Futures

The US stock market is volatile. To hedge against large swings, we use stock futures; potentially saving a portfolio. To understand futures, imagine you make avocado toast. You need avocados. The price of avocados fluctuates. To be sure of a profit, you go into a contract with an avocado producer to buy at a set…

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Al Brooks Trading

Al Brooks trading strategies have changed the game for futures traders. He left his medical practice to become a trader. Usually we don’t hear of doctors leaving their jobs to trade full time. However, thanks to him, we have a great price action strategy to follow. Who Is Al Brooks? The name may not have…

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Futures Margin Explained

Do you need futures margin explained? Margin is something many new traders don’t understand at first. In fact, even some seasoned traders don’t get it. Margin trading allows you to use leverage to purchase futures with a value greater than your available funds.  Kind of like a credit card, you guarantee that you will pay…

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