How is futures volume reported (split/combined/?) - Traders Hideout | futures io social day trading
futures io futures trading


How is futures volume reported (split/combined/?)
Updated: Views / Replies:6,790 / 20
Created: by cunparis Attachments:0

Welcome to futures io.

(If you already have an account, login at the top of the page)

futures io is the largest futures trading community on the planet, with over 100,000 members. At futures io, our goal has always been and always will be to create a friendly, positive, forward-thinking community where members can openly share and discuss everything the world of trading has to offer. The community is one of the friendliest you will find on any subject, with members going out of their way to help others. Some of the primary differences between futures io and other trading sites revolve around the standards of our community. Those standards include a code of conduct for our members, as well as extremely high standards that govern which partners we do business with, and which products or services we recommend to our members.

At futures io, our focus is on quality education. No hype, gimmicks, or secret sauce. The truth is: trading is hard. To succeed, you need to surround yourself with the right support system, educational content, and trading mentors Ė all of which you can find on futures io, utilizing our social trading environment.

With futures io, you can find honest trading reviews on brokers, trading rooms, indicator packages, trading strategies, and much more. Our trading review process is highly moderated to ensure that only genuine users are allowed, so you donít need to worry about fake reviews.

We are fundamentally different than most other trading sites:
  • We are here to help. Just let us know what you need.
  • We work extremely hard to keep things positive in our community.
  • We do not tolerate rude behavior, trolling, or vendors advertising in posts.
  • We firmly believe in and encourage sharing. The holy grail is within you, we can help you find it.
  • We expect our members to participate and become a part of the community. Help yourself by helping others.

You'll need to register in order to view the content of the threads and start contributing to our community.  It's free and simple.

-- Big Mike, Site Administrator

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 

How is futures volume reported (split/combined/?)

  #21 (permalink)
Germany
 
Trading Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Other
Favorite Futures: ES, YM, 6E
 
Posts: 2,664 since Feb 2013
Thanks: 5,091 given, 6,535 received

The shorter the time horizon is, the more it is normally crowded with algos.
Same with more liquid assets like e.g. futures as ES, CL, or ZN or stocks like FAANG.
As a result many classical businesses like e.g. human market makers, human short-term arbitrage,
or pit trading were virtually extinguished by machines.

The ideal climate for algos is tons of data combined with a high proportion of short-term retail order flow
- i.e. pure noise - which they can exploit. From there on it boils down to the only question of that race:
Who has enough speed to get the trade? - All others get nothing.

Interestingly many rookies just blindly jump into dabbling assets like index futures intraday and wonder
why they end up as a gnawed-off bone before they even had the opportunity to learn. (If you read some
threads on FIO, you will find that there are many people who shredded several accounts before they even
realized what their competition is (doing).)

Reply With Quote
The following 3 users say Thank You to choke35 for this post:

Reply



futures io > > > How is futures volume reported (split/combined/?)

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Upcoming Webinars and Events (4:30PM ET unless noted)
 

futures io is celebrating 10-years w/ over $18,000 in prizes!

Right now
 

$1,000 in Amazon Gift Cards being given away right now from GFF Brokers

Right now
 

$250 Amazon Gift Cards with our "Thanks Contest" challenge!

Right now
 

Show us your trading desks and win over $5,000 in prizes w/Jigsaw Trading

August
 

Webinar: Suri Duddella (TBA)

Elite only
 

Webinar: Richard Bailey (TBA)

Elite only
     

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Volume profile in 6E- Split for ETH & RTH or does it matter? Wartrace Currency Futures 3 February 26th, 2015 06:26 PM
Combined auto-entry and manual-exit strategy as a money management device nanobiotech Psychology and Money Management 10 January 31st, 2015 07:51 AM
Mitigating risk by using a combined approach mwtzzz Options on Futures 1 March 2nd, 2013 12:27 PM
NT: Analyze backtesting data as a portfolio, correlation, combined reporting Big Mike The Elite Circle 8 February 19th, 2013 07:45 PM
Limit order combined with stop loss abcplot Platforms and Indicators 1 December 8th, 2012 08:43 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:01 AM. (this page content is cached, log in for real-time version)

Copyright © 2019 by futures io, s.a., Av Ricardo J. Alfaro, Century Tower, Panama, +507 833-9432, info@futures.io
All information is for educational use only and is not investment advice.
There is a substantial risk of loss in trading commodity futures, stocks, options and foreign exchange products. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
no new posts