The Global Futures Trading Index is a proprietary indicator of Global Futures. It shows bottoms and tops in trends and should be used together with the Global Futures Trend Index for exact timing. If the market is in a clear uptrend according to our trend indicators, a bullish break out could be expected when the Global Futures Trading Index shows a reading above 1. The reverse is true in a downtrend. Further selling could be expected when the index gives readings of -1 or below.