Equity markets

Over the past decade, trading execution algorithms (aka “trade algos”) have become increasingly essential for traders of all shapes and sizes. And now, the key is not just the use of algorithms in trading but choosing the best ones to use.
U.S. futures are pointing higher on Monday, on course for similar gains to what we’re seeing in Europe where indices are threatening to or have broken above recent trading highs, in what could be a bullish sign for equity markets.
European equity markets are poised to open higher on Thursday, breaking a three-day losing streak following a positive session in the United States and a bounce in crude oil prices.
Dan Collins, Editor in Chief at Modern Trader magazine, says managed futures are non correlated to equities and not only crisis plays -- they can take advantage of both good and bad markets.

You can’t turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again.

Bonnie Prudden


Global equity markets staged a late rebound along with oil prices on Wednesday to cut declines from 2-1/2 year lows, but remained on pace for one of the most dismal monthly performances on record.<

Entrepreneur James Altucher shares the lessons he learned from his chaotic life as a day trader.
It was an odd day in North American trade that saw a variety of trading instruments perform daring feats of acrobatics as they jumped, fell, and sometimes did both before the day was through.
In the run-up to his prognostications, Tabb points out that while 2014 will be a better year in general for markets, he does not expect the same performance by equities.