Futures

5 Reasons Oil Is Tanking

Rampant expectations for a global oil supply glut sent the U.S. benchmark to its lowest finish of the year.December West Texas Intermediate crude CLZ8, +0.56%  dropped $4.24, or 7.1%, to settle at $55.6...

5 Reasons To Trade Futures

In comparison to other securities, futures exhibit many characteristics that offer traders unique opportunities. Whether you’re an intraday, day, or swing trader, these markets are attractive venues for the pur...

History of Futures Trading

In the 1840s, Chicago had become a commercial center with railroad and telegraph lines connecting it with the East. Around this same time, the McCormick reaper was invented which eventually lead to higher wheat...