• Analytics,  VolFix

    ūüíęEconomic Pulse Check: Key Data Highlights and Market Outlook

    Not much economic data is expected this week.   The key events are the 20-year Treasury bond auction, the release of the Fed minutes and Nvidia earnings, which occur on Wednesday.   Monday and Tuesday will be dominated by speeches from FRB Atlanta President Rafael Bostic. He will speak on both days, with additional appearances on Thursday.   Federal Reserve Governor Chris Waller will also speak this week, discussing the economic outlook on Tuesday and monetary policy on Friday. Traders believe the neutral rate (R*) is higher than the Fed thinks, pointing to rising commodity prices such as copper as evidence. They expect inflation to rise further and believe the…

  • Analytics

    Market Pulse: S&P500 Volume Analysis

    the author uses VolFix trading and analytical platform main methodology – Volume Analysis / Price Action / Market Profile In this research review, let’s take a look at the e-mini S&P500 index futures contract. The summary of quarterly reports from large cap companies confirms the current trend of the S&P500 index. The financial sector, namely the big banks, reported earnings above expectations. The analysis of the price dynamics over the last 3 months has helped to identify the weak points, i.e:¬†   AAPL –14.7% ADBE –22.65% AMD –11.62% INTC –28.6% TSLA –31.97%   Energy, Finance, Basic Materials – growth leaders: ¬†¬†   Energy +14.7% Financials +7% Basic Materials +6.95%  …

  • Analytics,  Tips & Tricks,  VolFix

    EURO: Volume Analysis & Key Levels

    This analytical review is not like any other you may have read before.¬† Here you will not find answers as to why the market went up or down.¬† All we need is the data from the stock exchange on the volume of trades at each price. Simply put, we analyze which prices traders are interested in, which trend is being supported by players and which prices are being used to make large trades.¬† Ahead is a chart of the EURO FX futures contract, or EUR/USD if you prefer. Time frame – Day.¬† Period – 12/01 – 15/04/2024 Type of chart – volume profile.¬† Bottom and left histograms – Volume &…

  • Community

    Discount Week and New Course: First Steps in Trading

    Dear traders, We are delighted to tell you that from January 22 to 28, you can start any evaluation program or extend your existing subscription with a 40% discount! Immerse yourself in real markets without fear of taking personal risk. Promo code: 40DISCOUNT The code can be used an unlimited number of times before the end of the promo offer. Once the promotion expires, the discount promo code is no longer valid.   Help center: How to use promo codes? How to choose the date to start trading in the account up to 30 days from the date of purchase?   Buy Account   Dear traders, VolFix team has prepared…

  • Analytics

    ES OPTION LEVELS + HOOK Pattern

    In the last article we looked at the Cobra trading pattern for the daily timeframe. The scale of the model is 4-5 trading sessions, so it is difficult to identify more than three models over the period of one contract. Slide #1 – September contract Slide #2 – June contract This year’s June contract for the S&P 500 Index is very generous with these types of models. Apart from the “COBRA” model. You can read about it in detail in a previous article, also identified a model “HOOK”. On slide #2 you can examine these trading models – they are marked with rectangles and signed accordingly. In the last article…

  • Analytics,  VolFix

    ES JUN 23 statistical data / key levels / patterns

      This week and next week, large traders will start locking in their positions on the June¬†S&P500 index¬†futures contract. Having gathered statistical data for the contract, I did some research to identify trading patterns and set the right values for filters and alerts. In this article I will share some useful information with you. To understand the chart on slide 1 – a little clarification of what data is displayed, so that you can navigate and use the information for your research. The chart is a daily timeframe¬†12.03-02.06.2023. The chart itself displays¬†Market Profile¬†clusters. Each bar displays data from¬†08:30 to 15:15¬†– when the US stock exchanges and banks are active. This…

  • Tips & Tricks

    GOLD GC COMEX

    75% of the currently held gold has been produced since 1910, two-thirds since 1950. South Africa has been the source of much of the world’s gold reserves and about 22% of the currently accounted for gold comes from South Africa. In 2020, China was the world’s leading gold producer, followed in order by Australia, the USA, Canada and Ghana. Consumption of the world’s produced gold is about 50% in jewellery, 40% in investment and 10% in industry. The price of gold is determined by trading in the gold and derivatives market, but a procedure known as gold fixing in London, which began in September 1919, provides a daily benchmark price…

  • Tips & Tricks

    TRADERS RATING

    Light Sweet Crude Oil¬† 13.03-19.05.2023¬†¬† The VolFix platform offers a trading rating service for traders who have given public access to real-time information about their trades in simulated accounts (paper-accounts). The modern investor will study the statement and monitor the trader’s trades before making capital available for trust management. On slide #1 the table on the left shows the ratings of traders for the period 13/03-19/05/23 who trade on the NYMEX. There are a total of 100 traders in the NYMEX ranking for this period. 41 of 100 traders – positive returns (P/L% greater than 0). 8 traders – profit above 10000$. Winning Traders 45 Losing Traders 55 P/L more…

  • Training,  VolFix

    Order Book, Level I and II Market Data

    The most reliable tool that traders use to make trading decisions is Level I and Level II market data. Market data comes directly from the exchange – for example, the NYSE and the CME provide Level I and II data for stocks and futures contracts. Traders receive market data via their broker. Level I and Level II are available for futures and equities. Access to Level II data is more expensive than Level I for stocks and futures. Some brokers may provide all data streams free of charge, but usually charge higher fees as compensation. This market data includes information on current prices and recently completed trades. Level II data…

  • Analytics

    EURO ::: LOCAL VOLUME LEVELS

    The eur/usd pair is familiar to the average trader. An overview of current volume support and resistance levels. Many of you who send questions to my email ask about the software I use to analyse market activity and trade. This is my mistake, we will correct it now. I should have introduced you to the program much earlier. This is a complete platform for technical and volumetric analysis of all available stock exchanges. The VolFix platform is excellent at all stages of trading: Premarket Open Market Research Search Trading Postmarket The slide above marks all the levels required. A little about what is involved in the arsenal. To determine the…