Which is the time that professional trade Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI) and S&P future

Discussion in 'Commodity Futures' started by dijsktra, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. dijsktra


    I know that on most CFD broker it can trade almost 24 hrs. But on price chart, I think price don't active all day. Can you tell me... which is the time that the professional trader really trade Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI) and S&P future ?

    Sorry for my English
  2. The "pit session" hours in the USA. :cool:
  3. between 1:08 and 2:34.23 p.m., CST

  4. Load a 1 or 5 minute chart with Volume to determine the liquid periods of the day.
  5. NoDoji


    You guys are so bad :p

    CL trades with most liquidity from 9:00am until 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. From 2:00 - 2:30 the price action can be very erratic.
  6. Handle123


    Times that are not good for trading Crude Oil for me as 16:30-03:00EST,
    the volume is super light. You can do one lot but the slippage can be tough.

    As far as the ES, 08:00 to 8:45 sometimes there is movement, and of course the day session. But during night, Dax is first as ES can't handle volume.