of the futures markets industry
In the beginning of the century the futures contracts
started to be used especially in the USA (Chicago and New York) to buy or
sell a certain amount of commodity in advance (food, wood, metals...).
The profit is made on the variation of the price, which can move upside or
At present this industry accounts for operations amounting to billions of
dollars daily and the majors contracts are very liquid and easy to trade
with a reasonable amount of margin.
The full price of the commodity doesn't have to be paid and this is the
reason why the profit (or loss) is substantial in regard to the amount
In the last 30 years new contracts have been added for currencies,
interest rates, stock market indexes (SP)...
Why trade in futures contracts
The major contracts cover the financial industry worldwide and are a
practical way to profit from the major market movements.
Recent developments (the Japanese crisis for instance) show that there is no
guaranty that the current situation, the western stock markets moving upwards,
will continue indefinitely.
Trading in futures market puts the investor on a positive position
enabling him to profit in both upwards or downwards situations.
Usually this market is not accessible to the general public because it
requires a high level of sophisticated technical analysis.
Trading in futures can be very painful in the short term without the help
of technical tools.
The net profit is calculated based on the difference between the profit
and the loss of the daily operations.
The movements of the stock markets are instantaneously reflected in
contracts like the SP index.
These contracts influence the markets so significantly that it is very
common to see variations of the stock market created by future contracts (notably
during down sessions).
It is also important to note that these contracts are
being used by pension funds with large portfolios (hedging position in
Unfortunately this sophisticated hedging approach is not available to
the individual traditional investor, who is obliged either to wait or to
liquidate his positions.
of the benefits of this concept as compared to other systems and methods
A lot of technical indicators of the financial community are well known (from
moving average to oscillators...)
Years of testing and experience have shown that they individually produce
The FT6-n concept is a sophisticated
proprietary interface which allows to add any quantity of new technical
indicators and produce a single output usable to trade a single contract.
The interface and the formulas included in the software are equal for all
Each day of the last 200 days of trading are considered for the analysis
of the next position.
This particular interface enables the addition of new subsystems in the
future if such new subsystems are able to improve (or smooth) the final
No individual adjustment of parameters per market contract is permitted
for quality software development motivations.
FUTURES TRADING MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR EVERYONE.
THERE IS A RISK OF LOSS IN FUTURES TRADING. ATC TRADING FUTURES IS NOT A
BROKER. THE TRADES AND INFORMATION HERE ARE FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY
REFLECTING TRADES THAT ATC TRADING FUTURES IS INITIATING IN HIS OWN
ACCOUNT, AND ARE NOT DESIGNED TO BE TRADING ADVICE. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NO
GUARANTEE OF FUTURE RESULTS. ANY TRADING DECISIONS YOU MAKE SHOULD BE YOUR
OWN AND REFLECT YOUR PERSONAL LEVEL OF RISK AND SITUATION.