Futures & Commodities Trading Strategy & Education

Futures and commodities trading refers to speculative bets on the future price of a product like oil, corn, wheat and cattle. Since these are bets on the future prices of these products, commodity futures are highly risky.

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Hedging vs. Speculation: What's the Difference?
What Is an Omnibus Account? How It's Managed
Cash Settlement
Futures Contract Definition: Types, Mechanics, and Uses in Trading
Commodities Trading: An Overview
Futures Market
Zero-Sum Game
Zero-Sum Game Definition in Finance, With Example
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Floor Trader
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How Are Futures Used to Hedge a Position?
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Contract for Differences (CFD) Definition: Uses and Examples
Financial Data Analyzing
Intro to Open Interest in the Futures Market
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Natural Gas Liquids (NGL): Definition, Types, Examples
Use Inverse Sector ETFs for Market Bears
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Pay/Collect Definition
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Cheapest to Deliver (CTD): Definition and Calculation Formula
Global Finance Concept. Europe
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)
Futures Industry Association (FIA) Definition
Why the Price of Crude Oil Dropped in 2015
Introducing Broker (IB): Definition, Role, Registration, Examples
Five Advantages of Futures Over Options
Contango Meaning, Why It Happens, and Backwardation
Point Balance
What Is CWT (Hundredweight) and How Do You Calculate It?
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Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)
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Series 3 License: A Career With No Limits
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Physical Delivery
Backwardation: Definition, Causes, and Example
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Why the Price of Chocolate Fluctuates
How to Use Commodity Futures to Hedge
Commodity Prices And Currency Movements
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What Is Roll Yield and When Is It Positive or Negative?
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Commodity Market: Definition, Types, Example, and How It Works
Index Arbitrage
Customer Type Indicator (CTI) Codes
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Intermarket Spread
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Narrow Basis
Long Hedge
Assignable Contract
Contract Size
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Daily Trading Limit
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What Happened to Oil Prices in 2020
Master Futures Trading With Trend Indicators
Weather Future
Are You Ready to Trade Futures?
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Limit Move
Small Trader
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Warehouse Financing
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Dry Bulk Commodity
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Resource Curse Definition
Commodity Trader
Commodities Exchange
Risk Management Matters in Futures Trading
Exchange-Traded Commodity (ETC)
Trading S&P 500 Price Progressions: The Basics
E-Mini: Definition and Uses in Futures Trading
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The Calmar Ratio
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What's the Best Way to Play Backwardation in the Futures Market?