Category: Futures Trading

  • Funded Futures FAQs

    Funded Futures FAQs

    To simplify some things about the different futures funding companies, I’ve organized some information here. If you have any other basic questions about futures funding companies that aren’t easy to find answers to, please let me know and I will add them here. What time do I have to close…

  • Apex Trader Funding: Full Guide and Walkthrough

    Apex Trader Funding: Full Guide and Walkthrough

    ApexTraderFunding has quickly rose up the ranks of futures funding companies with. They are is now attracting more traders than any other firm for several reasons. One of their biggest advantages is the frequent sales of up to 90% off of the evaluation cost. Another advantage is the ability to…

  • Why You Need to Try Trading on a Funded Futures Account

    Why are more traders pursuing funded futures accounts instead of working for weeks or months and funding themselves? If you’re already experienced with trading futures, and simply don’t have a ton of capital, you may have considered the funded trading programs available today. If you haven’t, I strongly recommend that…

  • The Most Important Lessons I’ve Learned from Funded Futures Trading

    As I continue to progress toward mastery as a trader, it sometimes feels like I’ve undergone a machine learning experiment over the last few years. There are so many important lessons I’ve learned from trading and studying the markets, and some of these lessons apply specifically to the world of…

  • Trade Only Once a Day During the Evaluation Phase

    When it comes to passing the evaluation for a funded futures account, I feel that best approach is to limit your trading during the evaluation phase of the futures funding programs. This will not be applicable to every trader or every strategy, but in my experience, it has led me…

  • Choosing The Best Futures Market for Day Trading

    Day trading futures can provide a plethora of opportunities for traders. However, not every market is created equally. Some futures markets are hectic and volatile, which is actually good for day trading. Others slow down to a crawl more often than not, providing limited or no good opportunities for strong…

  • Futures Trading 102: How To Start Trading Futures Responsibly

    In this second installment of our free futures trading course, we provide a more in-depth look at what steps need to be taken to get started

  • Futures vs. Options Contracts: A Complete Breakdown

    While learning a good stock trading strategy takes time, the process of placing orders and managing a trade is fairly straightforward. With derivatives, however, trading gets more complicated. In the discussion of futures vs. options in particular, there are enough new ideas to confuse a new trader. This article aims…

  • Futures Trading 101: Let’s Start with the Basics

    In the first installment of this free futures trading course, we cover fundamentals about the futures markets.

  • OneUp Trader: My Experience and Review

    OneUp Trader: My Experience and Review

    OneUp Trader is one of several options available to traders who may be undercapitalized or looking to scale their business more professionally. If you are confident in your skills, OneUp Trader will provide you with a funded account if you can pass their traidng evaluation. After successfully acquiring my account…