Free Futures Spread Trading Strategies

We publish free futures spread seasonal trading strategies each month. Each trading strategy includes current chart (daily updated), backtest including results for each historical year and also cumulative absolute return.

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Commodity Futures Spread Strategy for May, 2013 - Buy CZ13-CU13

This spread combines several conditions to create good trading opportunity:

  • 100% Win in last 15 years (there were only 2 losses in last 30 years)
  • Nice support level to place stop loss
  • Historical lows - Current year is moving around historical lows with nice space for profit
  • Long seasonal window - A lot of time for seasonality to kick in. Possibility to take profit earlier
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Commodity Futures Spread Strategy for April, 2013 - BUY HOZ13-HOU13

This spread combines several conditions to create good trading opportunity.

  • 93% Win probability - Only one year in fifteen was looser
  • Seasonal patterns correlation - All patterns up to 20 years have similar movement and correlation, more than 90% in seasonal window
  • Double bottom formation - Support level to place stop loss
  • Historical lows - Current year is moving around historical lows with nice space for profit
  • Long seasonal window - A lot of time for seasonality to kick in. Possibility to take profit earlier
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Commodity Futures Spread Strategy for March, 2013 - BUY LCZ13-LCV13

Spread is moving for last several months in range area of 0.5 - 2. Seasonality starts in March and ends in first half of June. Aggresive traders can enter at around 1.2, more conservative traders can wait for better price at around 0.8. Spread has nice support so stop loss should be placed below it at around 0.5.
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