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 March, 2015 - Buy WZ15-WU15

This spread combines several conditions to create good trading opportunity.

  • 90% Win in last 20 years
  • Narrow legs spread with expected lower volatility
  • Seasonal patterns correlation - All patterns up to 30 years have similar movement and correlation, more than 95% in seasonal window
  • 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 February, 2015 - Buy FCQ15-FCK15

This spread combines several conditions to create good trading opportunity.

  • 93% Win in last 15 years
  • Narrow legs spread with expected lower volatility
  • Spread historically moves in a narrow range
  • Possible to entry around support and use a small stop-loss
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Commodity futures spread strategy for January, 2015 - Buy LCV15-LCQ15

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
  • Strong Support level to place stop loss
  • Narrow legs spread with expected lower volatility
  • 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 December, 2014 - Buy 2*PLJ15-GCG15

This spread combines several conditions to create good trading opportunity.

  • 100% Win in last 30 years
  • All patterns up to 20 years have similar movement and correlation over 97%
  • Long seasonal window - A lot of time for seasonality to kick in. Possibility to take profit earlier
  • Possible to entry around strong support

Please note that this is intercommodity spread where you must expect higher volatility. This spread is not suitable for beginners, you need to have open 3 contracts as minimum (Buy 2 * PL / Sell GC)

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Commodity Futures Spread Strategy for November, 2014 - Buy RBH15-HOJ15

This spread combines several conditions to create good trading opportunity.

  • 100% Win in last 15 years
  • All patterns up to 20 years have similar movement and correlation over 94%
  • Long seasonal window - A lot of time for seasonality to kick in. Possibility to take profit earlier
  • Futures spread moves in a range
  • Strong support level = small StopLoss

Please note that this is intercommodity spread where you must expect higher volatility

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Commodity Futures Spread Strategy for October, 2014 - Buy FCJ15-FCH15

This spread combines several conditions to create good trading opportunity:

  • 100% Win in last 20 years
  • Narrow legs spread with expected lower volatility
  • Possible to use small stop-loss
  • Nice support level around -0.5, consider entry here (short SL)
  • 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 September, 2014 - Buy LHV14-LCV14

This spread combines several conditions to create good trading opportunity.

  • 80% Win in last 15 years
  • Seasonal patterns correlation - All patterns up to 15 years have similar movement and correlation
  • Historical lows - Current year is moving around historical lows with nice space for profit
  • Possible to entry around strong support and use a small stop-loss
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Commodity Futures Spread Strategy for August, 2014 - Buy HOZ14-HOH15

This futures spread combines several conditions to create good trading opportunity.

  • 87% Win in last 15 years
  • Seasonal patterns correlation over 90%
  • Possible to entry around support and use a small stop-loss
  • Double bottom pattern
  • Low margin requirements
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