This can largely be attributed to America’s controversial shale gas revolution as the power grid sways away from coal, the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel, to natural gas, the least carbon-intensive fossil fuel. Today’s NinjaTrader Chart of the Day, powered by the free End of Day Kinetick Data Feed highlights the Natural Gas Futures Contract ($NG_F). Utilizing the advanced charting features of NinjaTrader, the Daily Natural Gas Futures Contract (white Line on Close) is overlaid on the weekly Natural Gas Futures Contract (orange and blue box style). Additionally, an MA Crossover automated strategy, created using NinjaTrader’s Strategy Wizard, was added to the chart. One can easily see both the long and short automated trades taken since December 2012. While only 3 trades were executed, the strategy is over 66% profitable. Utilizing the Strategy Analyzer, a backtest was ran for December 2013 through yesterday and yielded a total net profit of $5320. While every strategy is not a winner, NinjaTrader’s Strategy Wizard and backtesting capabilities allow users to optimize their strategy for optimal results. Trade Like a Pro and download NinjaTrader today!
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