What are Futures?

In the United States, trading futures began in the mid-19th century with the establishment of central grain markets where farmers could sell their products either for immediate delivery, also called the spot or cash market, or for forward delivery. These forward contracts were private contracts between buyers and sellers and became the forerunner of today’s exchange-traded futures contracts. Both […]


  June 2019 Trend Following:   -2.66%  /  Quarter: +2.52%  /  YTD: -3.88% Please find this month’s report of the Wisdom State of Trend Following for the last quarter. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for last quarter:   And the 12-month chart:

Managed futures in may

Please find below the May performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  

Trend Following with Mini and Micro Contracts

Recently the CME brought to market the new Micro E-Mini Futures. The addition of these products make trend following trading with mini and micro contracts a great option for the small account trader. Trend Following strategies offer diversification and outsized returns for the disciplined trader. The long term trend following strategy buys into a market […]

Trend Following Strategy

Trend following strategies have been popularized over the years through various success stories, long term track records of decent performance, and the ability to capture explosive moves without being an expert in every market. In the 90’s trend following systems were sold as packaged products for thousands of dollars to investors looking for an edge […]

Trading Professionals: Your Low-Cost Clearing Broker

Our entire operations set-up is dedicated to best serve our clients and maximize their trading experience. From our wide range of markets, extensive choice of trading platforms, to our excellent customer service and reliable operations, most trading professionals will find Wisdom Trading to be perfectly suited to their needs. And as your low-cost clearing broker, […]

Upcoming podcast (Thursday): What Sets Professional and Retail Traders Apart?

Andreas Clenow, from followingthetrend.com is hosting a podcast webinar this Thursday on what sets professional and retail traders apart. The topic is sure to be interesting so we wanted to share below the description of the podcast by Andreas and the link to register: This Thursday I will do a free of charge webinar presentation, hosted by Quantopian. The […]