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Tip of the Week: Summer is Coming

Posted by TopstepTrader on May 19, 2019

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Summer is just around the corner (for all of us trading in the Northern Hemisphere at least), and that means that market conditions are about to change considerably. In this week's Tip of the Week, TopstepTrader's founder Michael Patak explains why trading over the Summer presents its own unique set of challenges. 

When the weather gets hot, everything moves a little slower, and the markets are no exception.  Participants both large and small start looking to leave the office for the lake house, and volatility usually leaves right along with them.  These quiet markets can be deceptively risky, and may not always offer the same rewards. It might be a good time to take a break yourself and recharge your batteries.

Here's what Michael has to say about trading those slow Summer months:


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