There are many trading systems and courses out there. Why should I join the Emini Academy?
There are many good resources that can teach you about the markets. There’s also a lot outdated education on the internet. The MAP Trade Signal Software and online day trading course is designed to teach you how to execute rules-based setups. If you’re looking for a trading strategy that seeks to reduce subjectivity and guessing out of what trades to take, then you’re at the right place! The Emini Academy team is constantly looking to improve its strategies as market dynamics change and technology improves.
How long will it take me to learn how to use the MAP Trade Signal Software?
Your education process begins with a 5 day Foundations Class. This interactive live online class and step-by-step curriculum is designed to teach you each component of the strategy. Each lesson builds on the next. Once you understand the basics of the indicators and trade setups you will begin to practice trading the live market and historical chart replay. You should never risk trading capital until you have developed consistency on the simulator. The learning curve varies between traders, and there are many factors outside of the trading strategy that can affect your performance.
How much does the Emini Academy cost?
The Emini Academy offers both free and paid education and trading tools. You may be wondering,“How much does the Emini Academy Cost?” If you’re new to the Emini Academy, start by getting this free video training series on the MAP Trade Signal Software. Availability in our trading program is limited and not everyone qualifies. Our paid membership levels include a license of the MAP Trade Signal Software, access to our educational trading rooms, online training curriculum, and daily trading videos. To check for openings and tuition discounts, call an Education Counselor at 800-788-1658. If you prefer, you can click here to learn more.
Is day trading eminis online easy?
No, trading is a performance activity and requires “screen time” to develop your execution skills. And while software can help guide your trading decisions, patience and discipline are crucial to consistent trading. You should also keep in mind that there are no guarantees in trading and a majority of traders lose money.
What trading platforms do you support?
The MAP Software is compatible with NinjaTrader. You can get a free version of NinjaTrader and data feed through AMP Futures by clicking here. You have the option to use any broker and data feed that is compatible with NinjaTrader. We do not receive any compensation from any futures brokers.
What time of the day is best for trading?
The most volatile times in the U.S. emini markets are typically during 9:30am-11:00am EST and 1:30 – 3:30 PM EST. Many traders like to get in and out of the market in a couple hours a day. Sometimes the pre-market offers nice trading opportunities as well. However, after the regular market close at 4:00 PM, the volume dies out quickly and makes for very slow trading conditions. We also offer charts for European markets.
What markets can I trade with the MAP Trade Signal Software?
We support the “big 3 e-mini market segments” which are: stock indices, commodities, and currencies. The S&P 500 e-mini offers consistent volume and volatility, and markets like the Euro (6E) give traders the ability to trade outside of U.S. market hours. Contact us for a complete list of markets compatible with the MAP Software.
Does the Emini Academy have a trading room?
There are a few different types of virtual trading rooms. See this post to learn about the different types of trading rooms, and which provide the best learning experience.
At the Emini Academy we offer two educational trading rooms. First, our “Foundations Classroom” is setup to teach our customers the basics of our MAP Trading Strategy. Second, our “Live Market Training Room” is set up to help traders understand what our software is telling us and to help anticipate trade opportunities before they occur. We are not trading advisers, we do not provide any personalized trading advice, and we do not “call trades” or make buy or sell recommendations. Our goal is to help our traders learn the MAP Trading Strategy, understand the rules of our strategy, and become generally aware of market dynamics. We do not guarantee success, but hope our tools help you to become a better trader.
What’s the minimum amount of money I need to start trading?
We are not futures brokers and we do not manage any accounts. Generally, brokers require that you open and account with at least $5,000. We would agree with that recommendation. Just like any other business, if you’re undercapitalized, you could run into problems. Leverage offers significant potential profit, but also significant risks. You should never trade with money you can’t afford to lose.
Does the MAP Trading Strategy recommend using automatic stops?
Yes, we recommend traders use automatic stops in an effort to minimize losses. While there are no guarantees in trading, we aim for a minimum reward-to-risk ratio of 2:1. In other words, the strategy generates trade signals when there’s a $2 of profit potential for every $1 risked.
What kind of support do I get with the MAP Trading Program?
We offer email and phone support to all of our students. Phone support is limited to regular business hours. Please note, however, that we are not authorized to give you any particularized trading advice based on your unique circumstances. Our daily educational trading room offers a great opportunity to learn and practice using the MAP Strategy.
Can I potentially make money when the market goes down?
Yes, the futures markets offer the opportunity to make money when the market goes up or down. We can “short” the market, which means you sell first, and profit if you buy back at a lower price. you money if the markets go down. If you’re just starting out, watch this video on Emini Basics.
Do I need prior trading experience before joining the Emini Academy?
No prior market experience is necessary prior to joining us. Our training curriculum takes both new and experienced traders through a step-by-step education process to learn how to use the MAP Trade Signal Software. The training doesn’t waste time on complicated trading theory. Rather, the focus of the training is on the software and strategy.
If you have any questions, feel free to call our office and speak with an Education Counselor today: 800-788-1658