Category Archives: Futures

Brian Johnson’s New Options Publication Now Available

The Kindle version ($9.99) of my new in-depth (100+ page) article “Option Strategy Hedging & Risk Management”, is now available on Amazon. The print version ($14.99) should be available on Amazon in approximately one to two weeks. Option Strategy Hedging … Continue reading

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No Non-Farm Payroll (NFP) Model Post This Month

Due to the demands of an ongoing VIX futures research project, Trader Edge will not publish a Non-Farm Payroll (NFP) model forecast this month. The VIX futures project is much more complex than I initially anticipated. I have developed and … Continue reading

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Top 10 Trader Edge Articles

I started Trader Edge almost 18 months ago and it just occurred to me that I had never provided a list of the most popular articles on the site.  If you did not get a chance to read these articles … Continue reading

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7-31-2013 AAR Strategy Update Posted

The July 31, 2013 AAR Strategy update is now available on the AAR Subscribers page.  If you are not currently a subscriber and would like to learn more about the strategy, there is a detailed description on the AAR Strategy … Continue reading

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Trader Edge Strategy E-Subscription Now Available: 20% ROR

For the first time, I have decided to offer an e-subscription to the signals from one of my favorite proprietary strategies.  I initially developed this strategy after the 2008 crash for use in my IRA account and have made several … Continue reading

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Trend-Following Strategy Insights

Trend-following has been around for 40+ years and is one of the most widely-used strategies among commodity trading advisers (CTAs).  In my personal library, I have six different books dedicated to the subject. I have experimented with futures trend-following strategies … Continue reading

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A Relative Strength Market Timing Oscillator

I read about this indicator in an article titled “Roulette Wheels and Individual Stocks,” which appeared in the December 2012 issue of Active Trader.  The article was written by Richard J. Bauer, Jr.  In the article, Bauer used an innovative … Continue reading

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Automated Trendlines for Indicators

I recently posted an article titled “How to Draw Trendlines & Avoid Severe Losses.”  In that article, I provide a set of objective, unambiguous rules for drawing trendlines. In response to a request from a reader, I followed up with … Continue reading

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