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Trade Spotlight: Futures (Sugar)

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This is a sample entry from Don DeBartolo’s email newsletter, Trade Spotlight: Futures, published on Monday, August 14, 2017.

There is a trade opportunity based on a 1-2-3 Bottom Formation in the Sugar market. Today’s session low of 13.11 failed to surpass Friday’s low setting up the number three point of the formation. A break of today’s session high (13.58) triggers a long entry using the Momentum Entry Technique (M.E.T.). The Stochastic indicator is showing a reversal in Momentum to the upside. The MACD indicator is showing a trend change to the upside as well.

Buy the October 2017 Sugar futures contract on 13.59 on a stop order, GTC.

Entry is a break of today’s session high. Initial Margin = $1,232 Maintenance Margin = $1,120

If filled:

Stop loss: Place sell stop at 12.71, below the twelve-month contract low, GTC (Initial risk: $985.60)

Target: Place sell limit at 15.21, near the 61.8% Fibonacci Retracement a number two point, GTC. ($1,814.40)

October 2017 Sugar Chart from Bar Chart

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