Risk management

In their quest to make money from the futures markets, few traders stop to think and ask themselves a fundamental question, “Why do futures and commodity prices move?”
Stop order runs have certain trade setups and clues. In this article, we explore how traders react and trader psychology around stop orders.
Is day trading without charts an amazing feat that can only be achieved by the elite traders? Or is it possible that it’s something quite straightforward? We introduce how traders use Volume Profile for specific key support and resistance trading levels
Why Professional Traders Focus on Risk Reward vs. Win Rate. If you told somebody new to trading that markets can only go in one of two directions, it would be natural for them to conclude that even a beginner could be right half the time.
Do you rehash your trading performance over and over in your mind, beating yourself up over every bad trade?
Daniel P. Collins, Editor in Chief at Modern Trader magazine discusses how Brexit continues to drive volatility.
Dan Collins, Editor in Chief at Modern Trader magazine talks about how managed futures are an alternative investment strategy using futures that are increasing in popularity.
Entrepreneur James Altucher shares the lessons he learned from his chaotic life as a day trader.
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it to the test.

Driven by the fallout from the financial crisis and increased regulatory scrutiny, the risk function at financial institutions is shifting from its traditional focus on measurement, compliance and