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Trading Futures During the Holidays | Positioning Yourself for the Potential Year End Christmas Rally

Originally published at: https://optimusfutures.com/tradeblog/archives/futures-trading-christmas-rally/%20

This is the opinion of Optimus Futures. Please read the disclaimers below the article discussing the risks of futures trading and seasonal based trading. Enjoy! Futures traders who trade stock indices — Dow Jones Industrial Average (YM, MYM), the S&P 500 (ES, MES), Nasdaq (NQ, MNQ) or the Russell 2000 (RTY, M2K) — may benefit from an annual “anomaly” that takes place most of the time at the end of the year. Timing and position sizing is key along with risk management, should the seasonal occurrence not materialize. Although not a predictor, this annual pattern may be consistent enough not…