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Copyright Restrictions:
The Daily Technical Overview and related products are the intellectual property of Helmscom and all rights reserved. Materials published are certified under copyright laws of the United States Copyright Office. Reproduction in any form without the expressed, written consent of Helmscom is strictly forbidden. Materials may not be posted on any website without consent of Helmscom.

Redistribution of Reports:

We are very accommodating to meet the needs of our customers and their clients. However, our concern is protecting our proprietary work from piracy and the ability to maintain our business. Illegal redistribution of our research has a draining effect on our business and ability to provide the best quality service / information.​​ ​ Please inquire about how we can help you deliver the research publications you need or provide you with information to share with others about our work.

Website Distribution:
 
We get requests to make our reports available on company websites. If you are a direct subscriber to our products, you may post our reports behind password protection on your website, providing notice that this work is from Helmscom. Additional company offices and IBs of your firm may use Helmscom products on their websites, but we request additional subscription fees. Furthermore, websites using Helmscom products must provide an ID/password to us for your site so that we may have access to see how you are using our research. ​​

Terms of Use:

Our research reports can be helpful as a promotion for your business, but we request that you work with us. Copyright violations are very prevalent on the internet, but we respectfully ask that you honor our business and the service we provide by not passing reports beyond our expressed limitations. We allow you to pass on our reports to trading customers as a support for your office or business as long as they are not made available to another brokerage office, IB or futures industry business that would be a potential client for Helmscom. If you do have a branch office/IB network, we are very accommodating with our group packages.

Disclosure Statement:

Opinions expressed on any publication do not constitute a solicitation or direct recommendation to buy or sell. All rights reserved. Information is believed to be reliable, but is not guaranteed.

Privacy Policy:

We will never share, sell, or rent individual personal information with anyone without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. Information submitted to us is only available to employees managing this information for purposes of contacting you or sending you emails based on your request for information.
 


About Us

The Company
Helmscom is a research and system trading model firm, formed in 2011. We combine computer trading systems with the publication skills and interpretive technical analysis of John Helms’ offering a quick reference report for professionals in the futures markets worldwide and additionally trading system output for subscription use with select brokerage firms.

Company Aim

The aim of Helmscom is to provide human driven technical analysis and chart pattern analysis, assisted by computer research materials for industry professionals in the world commodity markets. Our Daily Technical Overview report is focused to be the side kick technical tool traders use to quickly identify critical parameters making an impact on risk management and trading strategies.

John C. Helms

John C. Helms, the founder of Helms Commodities/Helmscom, graduated from the University of Illinois in 1979, at which time he joined Heinold Commodities in Chicago, working for the Heinold Research Department. From 1979 until 1982 he joined Mr. Vitale as a supporting technical analyst and from 1982 to 1985 stepped into the position of trading adviser to the firm’s research team.

In 1985 he left Heinold to form Helms Commodities/Helmscom, a technical analysis publication firm. From 1985 to present he has developed the Daily Technical Overview publication into a respected research product with worldwide circulation and utilized by many leading commodity firms.

From 1994 to present, Mr. Helms joined with John Vitale, of Vitcom, publishing technical research materials with their partnership firm Global Research & Investments LLC. In 2016 to present, Mr. Helms in coordination with partners, embarked on development of system trading models.

Helping Our Clients Grow
Let Helmscom research products help your business. Our goal is to provide critical market signals and information with our research reports that Trader’s want to have in their trading tool box. We don’t tell you how to trade, just provide tools to make your trading better.

Helmscom’s concise reports combine some common easy to understand industry technical indicators, our own proprietary computer studies, and analysis from our technician to highlight important trading signals. You can incorporate our work into your business materials for your customers, giving them and yourself trading signals or levels to highlight pattern developments that will impact trading strategies. ​

Please call or contact us by email to ask how we can assist the delivery of reports on to your customers, embedded our work into your newsletter, post our work on your website, feature our work in promotions or just use the materials to help with your trading.

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