When Should You Trade Futures Stock Indices?

Stock Index futures are some of the most widely-traded financial instruments providing advantages not just to futures traders, but to stock traders as well. Did you know you can trade the S&P 500, NASDAQ, Russell or Dow Jones as futures contracts with NinjaTrader? Did you know there are better days to trade one over the other?

Watch NinjaTrader’s Tom Schneider and special guest Anthony Crudele on a recent episode of “Benefits of Futures” as they examine the when, why and which stock index futures are ideal to trade when following market trends.

Topics discussed include:

  • Which stock index should you trade throughout the month? Throughout the quarter?
  • Why is it beneficial to trade stock indices futures at the end of the month?
  • How do you choose the right stock index futures to trade?
  • What is a divergent tape?
  • How do you identify a strong, weak or sideways trading day?
  • Review trading examples using charts and indicators

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