Today’s Activity

Futures trading runs 24 hours a day from Sunday night until Friday’s close.  It can be done with a dedicated team of employees working in shifts or with a slew of computers following automated systems.  Either way, running a trading desk, is obviously a full time job.

The charts below show a snap shot of signals over a 24 hour period to provide perspective on trading activity.  Signals are broken down in two charts; first by hour from midnight-to-midnight and second by sector.

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Chart 1: Trades by the Hour

 

Chart 2: Trades by Sector