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Beneficial Educational Resources on Futures Trading

The futures market is volatile, and it cuts both ways. Leverage that makes it profitable can also ruin reckless, undisciplined traders overnight. Most brokers have paper trading available on their platforms, so those who are new to futures should take advantage and learn with these tools before going live with real money. Mitigate risk with stop loss orders at all times, and cut losses quickly instead of adding contracts and attempting to flip your way out of a losing position. Also, use mini instruments when available, with lower margin requirements, until you have sufficient capital to buy and sell more expensive contracts.

Even though the potential is there, don't try to make too many profits at once. If things aren't going well, often times quitting for the day and collecting one's thoughts is the best decision. New opportunities come along daily. Markets are open nearly 24 hours, so set a schedule and stick to it. Avoid trading while tired or distracted, and please don't listen to the advice of others. Do research on fundamentals affecting markets as well as paying attention to TA. Watch key indices, and listen to accurate, real-time news during the session to stay aware of shifting trends.

Trade smart, trade safely, and have fun.




Commodity Futures Trading for Beginners

From FinViz.com: Futures Quotes - All in One 


The Complete Guide to Futures Trading:
What You Need to Know about the Risks and Rewards*

by REFCO Private Client Group

*Click Here for Outlet to Purchase (about $3)

Commodity Futures Charts
& Futures Quotes Menu


  Trading Commodities and Financial Futures:
A Step by Step Guide to Mastering the Markets

by George Kleinman

Commodities Futures Trading Commission*

*This is where one gets
Commitment of Traders and Bank Participation Data


A Complete Guide to the Futures Markets:
Fundamental Alalysis, Technical Analysis,
Trading, Spreads and Options

by Jack D Schwager 

Comprehensive Site For Metals Info


The Definitive Guide to Futures Trading, Volume 1

by Larry Williams

Commodity Trading School


The Definitive Guide to Trading Futures, Volume 2

by Larry Williams

From TradingCharts.com

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
    What Is Traded in Futures Markets?
    Futures Exchanges - A look inside
    The Futures Contract
    Market Pressures - Why futures prices change
    Who Trades Futures and Why
    The Clearing House
    Market News and Analysis
    Taking A Position
    Taking Delivery
    Options on Futures
    A Safety Net (of sorts)

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Commodity Futures Trading



#5173   All bonds gapped up this evening... Pro-Life 02/28/21 08:11:04 PM
#5172   $USD is down and the major indices are up... Pro-Life 02/28/21 08:10:22 PM
#5171   All grains gapping up at the start tonight... Pro-Life 02/28/21 08:06:09 PM
#5170   Food inflation Tailrisks DiscoverGold 02/28/21 02:46:51 PM
#5169   Can Orange Juice Bubble From Bottom Of Commodities DiscoverGold 02/26/21 09:29:04 PM
#5168   The commodity market is as well, with CRB DiscoverGold 02/25/21 12:20:10 PM
#5167   2021 Commodity Returns DiscoverGold 02/24/21 09:38:19 PM
#5166   Commodities up 2.5% today, no inflation :) DiscoverGold 02/24/21 09:27:12 PM
#5165   Commodities price surge raises fears of ‘overshoot’ DiscoverGold 02/24/21 05:44:00 PM
#5164   Be FULLY aware... ALL bonds dropped today: Markets next. Pro-Life 02/24/21 11:59:12 AM
#5163   I was not long (too bad!!!) but I Pro-Life 02/23/21 11:51:28 AM
#5162   Some entity is selling cattle aggressively... and against Pro-Life 02/23/21 11:48:40 AM
#5161   March Lumber DiscoverGold 02/23/21 07:47:14 AM
#5160   The Soft Commodities Make a Big Move DiscoverGold 02/22/21 09:56:09 PM
#5159   Long and holding wheat... the video tells the Pro-Life 02/22/21 02:16:00 PM
#5158   Long and holding cattle and hogs... hearing much Pro-Life 02/22/21 02:12:41 PM
#5157   As Commodities Vault Higher, The Meats Will Continue DiscoverGold 02/22/21 02:10:54 PM
#5156   March 2021 $SILVER breaks $28/oz. Pro-Life 02/22/21 12:36:55 PM
#5155   Worries About Wheat Crop as Winter Weather Blasts Pro-Life 02/22/21 12:06:53 PM
#5154   Stocks and bonds are down... a terrible combination. Pro-Life 02/22/21 07:38:21 AM
#5153   3 Reasons Cattle And Hog Prices Are Likely Pro-Life 02/21/21 06:18:20 PM
#5152   Major markets and metals gap outta the gate tonight. Pro-Life 02/21/21 06:10:42 PM
#5151   Commodities ($CRB) - higher oil prices lead this DiscoverGold 02/20/21 10:53:48 PM
#5150   CFTC Bankers Participation Data... they're long foods, ie: Pro-Life 02/19/21 07:48:40 PM
#5149   Coffe and sugar had a wildly bullish week. Pro-Life 02/19/21 05:10:54 PM
#5148   The entire metals complex had a bullish ending. Pro-Life 02/19/21 05:09:16 PM
#5147   There are news reports everywhere regarding food shortages Pro-Life 02/19/21 02:00:19 PM
#5146   That number rings a bell (from when I nowwhat2 02/19/21 08:12:04 AM
#5145   Wheat was a massive good trade today... from Pro-Life 02/18/21 03:36:59 PM
#5144   Lumber hit 1004.90 today... another all-time high... inflation Pro-Life 02/18/21 03:22:46 PM
#5143   I really appreciate Andy Hecht... for a long time. Pro-Life 02/18/21 12:52:54 AM
#5142   2021 YTD Commodity Returns... DiscoverGold 02/17/21 10:13:01 PM
#5141   Inflation On The Way? Cotton And Lumber Say DiscoverGold 02/17/21 06:44:02 PM
#5140   Just saw cold snap damages ~45% of winter Pro-Life 02/17/21 10:19:39 AM
#5139   Commodity Index ($CRB) closes at a 22-month high, DiscoverGold 02/17/21 08:34:02 AM
#5138   $LUMBER closes at an all-time high for the DiscoverGold 02/17/21 08:32:07 AM
#5137   Agriculture commodity ETF (DBA) closes at its highest DiscoverGold 02/17/21 08:30:52 AM
#5136   Coffee Brewing Slowly Despite Simmering Commodities Rally DiscoverGold 02/16/21 03:32:36 PM
#5135   China’s record corn purchases have traders wondering if DiscoverGold 02/12/21 01:33:15 PM
#5134   Commodities - A Black Swan Formation DiscoverGold 02/12/21 09:14:31 AM
#5133   The Velocity Arrays DiscoverGold 02/11/21 10:44:26 AM
#5132   Commodity, ISM Prices and Core PCE Price Index DiscoverGold 02/10/21 11:04:44 AM
#5131   Cotton has a rare candle today... gap and run. Pro-Life 02/09/21 09:15:10 PM
#5130   Lumber prices at an all-time high, up 117% DiscoverGold 02/08/21 07:41:36 PM
#5129   Corn at a 7+ year high, up 50% DiscoverGold 02/08/21 07:40:27 PM
#5128   Commodities - INFLATION BABY!!! - oil is the DiscoverGold 02/08/21 08:30:32 AM
#5127   Lumber at new all-time highs after Friday’s action. Pro-Life 02/07/21 09:51:16 PM
#5126   Coffee has an bearish island reversal from Friday. Pro-Life 02/07/21 09:44:03 PM
#5125   All indices futures are in record territory except Pro-Life 02/07/21 08:52:26 PM
#5124   Silver surge could signal coming commodities boom DiscoverGold 02/05/21 11:19:17 AM
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