Andrew Abraham

andy-0101 My name in Andrew Abraham. I have been investing in commodities and managed futures since 1994. I adhere to the philosophy of trend following. Trend following stresses a disciplined approach to commodity/ futures trading. Successful trend following and commodity futures investing requires patience, discipline and actively managing the risk. What sets me apart from other traders is that I am not only concerned about the return on investment but how much risk I will have to tolerate to achieve my goals.

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If you are interested in contacting for speaking engagements. Please email me at or call 954 903 0638.

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Futures and commodity trading involve substantial risk. The evaluations of futures and commodities may fluctuate and as a result, clients may lose more than their original investment. In no event should the content of this website be construed as an express or an implied promise, guarantee or implication by, that you will profit, or that losses can or will be limited in any manner whatsoever. Past results are no indication of future performance. Information provided on this website is intended solely for informative purposes and is obtained from sources believed to be reliable. Information is in no way guaranteed. No guarantee of any kind is implied or possible, where projections of future conditions are attempted.



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You Need to Let Your Profits Run in Commodity Trading

Letting your profits run in commodity trading is one of the most basic attributes of trend following. Commodity traders that adhere to this tenant put themselves in a position of potential long term success. The problem is that many new or inexperienced commodity traders do not have either the patience or discipline to let profits run. They are afraid that the trend might turn around or that they will give up profits. This is one of the major reasons commodity traders fail. When one uses a mechanical trading system ( if they can follow the signals) it forces the commodity trader to follow the trend…and let profits run.

The basis of a well thought out plan orֲ ֲ mechanical trading system is:
The Trading System forces you to trade with the trend.

When you enter a futures trade, there are always 4 possible outcomes.

1. A Small Profit

2. A Large Profit ( rarely)

3. A Large loss

4. A Small loss

Using a protective STOP, a mechanical trading system reduces the possibility of a large loss. The use of trailing stops may help lock in a small gain or a small loss and might allow you to participate in a large gain. The key is trying to minimize the likelihood of a large loss.

To participate in a large gain is obviously the goal of every successful trader.

Large gains in commodity trading are necessary in order to achieve the desired return for your portfolio. Most commodity traders however, find it extremely difficult to remain in their position for a large enough move in either direction. This is because our minds are not wired to be successful traders. Why is this?

This happens because, emotionally, we want the instant gratification of taking small gains. Again…this is the one of the surest ways to fail as a commodity trader.

Even though market history tells us that many trends have gone farther than anyone expected or even imagined, many successful traders today still tend to second guess what they know to be true, for fear of losing any gain. Depending on ones time frame, fortunes could have been garnished in the grains…silver… or how about last years Crude trades …both on the long side and the short side.

Taking small gains eliminates the opportunity of participating in the extended advance or decline, which is what results in a large gain.

A good trend following system forces you to stay with the trend.

It does not anticipate market direction;it follows market direction. Mechanical trading systems provide your exit point. Knowing when to exit based on the system’s historical data enables you to follow trends to their fruition.

In the uncertain world of futures trading, nothing makes more sense than to follow the trend and let your profits run. That is if that is your goal. Some people just want excitement. You decide… If you truly are seeking long term success in the commodity markets…Let your profits run.

If you have commodity related questions please, feel free to contact me. I will be happy to answer your questions to the best of my ability.

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Andrew Abraham

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