Commodity Futures

  1. Introduction To Trading In Oil Futures

    An introduction to oil futures, how the market arrives at oil futures prices, what ...
  2. How To Lock In Low Oil & Gas Prices

    We provide a quick overview of how companies can manage the risk of adverse moves ...
  3. Where And How To Trade Energy Stocks

    Energy futures set a high bar to entry for individual traders and investors, redirecting ...
  4. Why Low Oil Prices Benefit Saudi Arabia?

    Saudi Arabia's large currency reserves and dominant position in the oil market allows ...
  5. Why Trading Coffee Futures Is A Zero Sum Game

    Coffee futures trading is as close to a zero-sum game as you might find in investing. ...
  6. Top Day Trading Instruments

    Day trading is an intense and often appealing activity. Investopedia provides the ...
  1. Where And How To Trade Energy Stocks

    Energy futures set a high bar to entry for individual traders and investors, redirecting ...
  2. Top Day Trading Instruments

    Day trading is an intense and often appealing activity. Investopedia provides the ...
  3. Now Is The Time To Trade Industrial Metals

    Traders are turning their attention to large-cap industrial metals companies because ...
  4. Cocoa Prices Setting Up For A Move Lower

    Cocoa prices have been trending lower over the past several months and the recent ...
  5. Is This ETF the Best Way to Trade Corn?

    With corn down some 60% since its 2012 high, a recent bounce higher was welcome. ...
  6. Oil Chart Suggests That Now Is The Time To Invest

    Undulating oil prices can make anyone’s head spin. That's why it can pay to take ...
  1. Top ETFs And What They Track: A Tutorial

    This Investopedia tutorial provides an introduction to the leading exchange-traded ...
  1. How can traders use contango to take advantage of the storage shortage for crude ...

    Learn how traders can profit in oil markets with a contango forward term structure by storing oil, and understand how other ...
  2. What does it mean to invest in base metals?

    Learn what is means to invest in the base metals sector and how investors can take advantage of various investment strategies ...
  3. Does a negative correlation between two stocks mean anything?

    Learn what the concept of negative correlation means, understand how it is generally calculated and see how it is used in ...
  4. What does it mean when I get a maintenance margin call?

    Understand how maintenance margin calls work, and learn about how margin requirements are different for trading stock versus ...
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