Category: Futures & Commodities

The Oil Markets: What’s Going On?

The oil markets are notoriously volatile and uncertain from one week to the next, but the latest tensions have even the most seasoned industry veterans scratching their heads over what’s likely to happen next. With a range of major structural changes coming to the oil markets, it’s no surprise that so many people are curious […]

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Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Definition: Day Trading Terminology

ICE is the acronym used for the Intercontinental Exchange, which is an electronic exchange platform designed originally for the trading of energy related products, but which has expanded to offer trading in other commodities, foreign exchange and interest rate products and equity index futures. ICE is now the parent company of a wide range of […]

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Futures Trading

A Beginner’s Guide to Futures Trading

Futures have grown from covering a few obscure agricultural products to dominating trading for a wide range of different assets and products. There are even futures for intangible measures, such as volatility, that are among the most widely traded securities on the market. Futures were originally designed to allow buyers and sellers of raw materials […]

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