Stock future trading is based on future contracts. Future contracts are contractual agreement between the two parties. Among the two parties, one is who sell the Contract and the other who buy the contract. The contract to buy or sell the stock or commodity at a determined price for future is the future contract. It is trading called stock future trading. One who trade or invest in the Market by agreeing for these standardized contracts is called future traders.
Various technical analysts get confused between future market and forward market. Hypothetically, both the future market and the forward market are executed in the similar manner. Similarly, the markets allow a trader or investor to buy or sell the stocks at a definite time at a specified price. On the other hand, the only difference between the two markets is that the future market is regulated by the Exchanges, which is standardized. However, the forward market is a private contract between the two parties and is not standardized. Such types of contracts are flexible in terms of rules and regulations.
Certain indicators and oscillators are used in stock future trading to gauge the market trend. Some trading strategy is a fixed module of trading that is designed in way to achieve the maximum benefit out of stocks, whether you go for long or short term trading. Observing the various aspects and consequences of trading techniques, experts decide and fixe several protocols in order to overcome the risk of loss and benefit maximum. Trading strategies are bit complex process that cannot be understood easily with the beginners.
Out of many, here are some of the commonly used trading strategies are Average True Range, Volume on the Ask, Volume on the Bid and Ask, Bollinger Band, Bar Value Area, Bid Volume, Band Width, Commodity Channel Index, Chande Momentum Oscillator.