Futures Trading Course

Introducing commodities & futures markets

For those learning about commodities or options trading, this is a valuable educational resource. From a short description of the origins of commodities trading .. to an in depth discussion of commodity market trading and description of the inner workings of a modern commodity exchange, this twelve-part course provides a wealth of information.

A twelve part short course to get you started:

  1. A Brief History of Futures Trading
  2. What Is Traded in Futures Markets?
  3. Futures Exchanges - A look inside
  4. The Futures Contract
  5. Market Pressures - Why futures prices change
  6. Who Trades Futures and Why
  7. The Clearing House
  8. Market News and Analysis
  9. Taking A Position
  10. Taking Delivery
  11. Options on Futures
  12. A Safety Net (of sorts)

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