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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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#5073   CRB Raw Industrial Commodities & Emerging Markets DiscoverGold 10/21/20 09:26:07 AM
#5072   Corn (CBOT) (C) - Temp High »» Weekly DiscoverGold 10/18/20 09:31:04 AM
#5071   #COTTON - "Picking Cotton" to under-perform - cheaper DiscoverGold 10/16/20 04:20:02 PM
#5070   Soybeans CBT Futures (S) - Turning Back UP DiscoverGold 10/11/20 09:58:40 AM
#5069   The price of Lumber is down 50% from DiscoverGold 10/09/20 04:38:14 PM
#5068   Bearish Month Has Arrived Pro-Life 10/04/20 01:57:01 PM
#5067   Wheat CBT Futures (W) - SPIKE LOW »» DiscoverGold 10/04/20 10:36:12 AM
#5066   Base Metals And Industrial Commodities- Third Quarter 2020 Review Pro-Life 10/03/20 09:08:28 PM
#5065   A near "miraculous" recovery by the US stock Pro-Life 10/02/20 01:05:52 PM
#5064   Livestock did not do well today which may Pro-Life 10/01/20 07:55:17 PM
#5063   Markets were up today in the states but Pro-Life 10/01/20 07:53:47 PM
#5062   Monster day in grains across the board... the Pro-Life 09/30/20 10:52:25 PM
#5061   Corn (CBOT) (C) - Knee Jerk HighClose »» DiscoverGold 09/27/20 09:28:06 AM
#5060   $USD was strong today... Pro-Life 09/24/20 06:21:58 PM
#5059   Many commodities did bullish reversals today like oats, Pro-Life 09/22/20 03:16:19 PM
#5058   $SILVER dipped under $24 overnight... a buying opportunity, again. Pro-Life 09/22/20 08:58:55 AM
#5057   $SILVER was down $3, Oil down +$2, S&P Pro-Life 09/21/20 02:00:01 PM
#5056   Couldn't help myself and bought $25.66/oz. silver futures (/SILZ0). Pro-Life 09/21/20 09:48:04 AM
#5055   Overnight, to start the week, only bonds and Pro-Life 09/21/20 06:36:25 AM
#5054   Wheat okavango 09/20/20 11:18:45 PM
#5053   Soybeans CBT Futures (S) - Reaction High »» DiscoverGold 09/19/20 08:12:57 AM
#5052   Lumber Squeezed, But Savings Super A Few Months DiscoverGold 09/15/20 02:46:18 PM
#5051   What Possible Disruption Is Coming That Requires China Pro-Life 09/15/20 11:28:13 AM
#5050   Hogs getting relief today while grains get slaughtered. Pro-Life 09/15/20 09:53:35 AM
#5049   $SILVER/$GOLD on the verge of big moves up. Pro-Life 09/14/20 10:13:50 PM
#5048   Coffee and Hogs were easily the biggest losers today. Pro-Life 09/14/20 10:11:37 PM
#5047   Wheat CBT Futures (W) - New Lows Likely DiscoverGold 09/13/20 09:05:57 AM
#5046   CRB Spot Raw Industrials Index Swing Up Signal DiscoverGold 09/11/20 04:28:55 PM
#5045   Just about go time for oats... look at Pro-Life 09/11/20 02:43:38 PM
#5044   $SILVER is very strong here... Pro-Life 09/11/20 02:42:30 PM
#5043   Silver bottom appears to be $26/oz. Pro-Life 09/10/20 12:06:25 AM
#5042   Lumber knows no bottom... ;-) Pro-Life 09/10/20 12:02:00 AM
#5041   Well Lumber... okavango 09/08/20 05:13:42 PM
#5040   Buffett Gives Commodities A Bullish Blessing Pro-Life 09/08/20 03:22:35 PM
#5039   Lumber does not really trade... it's collapsing in Pro-Life 09/08/20 02:49:22 PM
#5038   Energies are tanking really hard. Pro-Life 09/08/20 02:47:42 PM
#5037   Most edible commodities (groceries) are headed up. Scary. Pro-Life 09/08/20 02:41:31 PM
#5036   Markets look broken. Pro-Life 09/08/20 02:40:19 PM
#5035   Corn (CBOT) (C) - Warning Potential Sharp Move DiscoverGold 09/06/20 10:22:11 AM
#5034   Now, Nasdaq and S&P in the red. Pro-Life 09/04/20 07:34:40 AM
#5033   All world indices are up this morning mysteriously Pro-Life 09/04/20 06:24:55 AM
#5032   Lumber has definitely reversed with limit down yesterday. Pro-Life 09/04/20 06:23:35 AM
#5031   Interesting. Lumber is not really collapsing in price Pro-Life 09/01/20 10:45:20 AM
#5030   Wheat CBT Futures (W) - Temp High »» DiscoverGold 08/30/20 12:16:36 PM
#5029   $LUMBER has tripled in just five months, suggesting: DiscoverGold 08/29/20 09:20:12 AM
#5028   Lumber Futures Extended -- "Log" Chart... DiscoverGold 08/28/20 04:02:07 PM
#5026   Record highs and the most extended prices in DiscoverGold 08/25/20 07:15:45 AM
#5025   Laura expected to hit Gulf Coast as at Pro-Life 08/24/20 07:08:10 PM
#5024   First drop (especially brutal) in Lumber in recent memory. Pro-Life 08/24/20 04:30:12 PM
#5023   RE: Energy Tropical Storm Laura to become a Pro-Life 08/24/20 04:28:02 PM
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