Quote from nellspot:
Thanks. Exactly what I was looking for.
Can you comment on busiest times for crude oil and nat gas?
You can just open up your charts and look at the volume or volatilyt levels to tell you when most of the activity is occurring.
Sounds like you don't have access to Gold nor Crude charts.
A golden rule with most futures instruments is that the most active (busiest if you want to call it) is the first 1.5 - 2 hours after their regular
However, on trading days where there's key market events related to a particular trading instrument...
Those time durations (whenever the event occurred) can be the most active and volatile in comparison to the entire trading day.
These key market events usually produces very fast moving trading conditions and is not suitable for trading if your a beginner trader or new to a particular trading instrument.