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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)

For more free learning materials, visit the Learning Center

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#5866   $USD reversal seems in line with hitting 104 resistance. Pro-Life 05/23/22 09:20:19 AM
#5865   $USD reversal seems in line with hitting 104 resistance. Pro-Life 05/23/22 09:20:17 AM
#5864   Coffee demand up but not yet percolating at DiscoverGold 05/20/22 12:05:48 PM
#5863   Lumber’s Pullback is a Message for Real Estate DiscoverGold 05/20/22 11:53:55 AM
#5862   Softs Commodities Report DiscoverGold 05/20/22 10:32:27 AM
#5861   Grains Report DiscoverGold 05/19/22 12:31:59 PM
#5860   Energy Sector $XLE 1.20 Million Share at $80.57 DiscoverGold 05/19/22 11:41:33 AM
#5859   Market wipeout today... what took the previous 4 Pro-Life 05/18/22 05:47:49 PM
#5858   The surge in agricultural commodities suggests higher food DiscoverGold 05/18/22 03:58:07 PM
#5857   Softs Commodities Report DiscoverGold 05/18/22 01:12:41 PM
#5856   The Corn & Ethanol Report DiscoverGold 05/18/22 01:08:31 PM
#5855   Coffee - Seasonal trends to keep an eye DiscoverGold 05/18/22 10:50:43 AM
#5854   Wheat tests resistance as seasonal window is turning DiscoverGold 05/18/22 10:16:24 AM
#5853   JPMorgan Sees Gas Prices Hitting $6.20 By August Pro-Life 05/17/22 04:13:29 PM
#5852   Gas Prices Hit $4 A Gallon In Every Pro-Life 05/17/22 03:20:14 PM
#5851   June, July: Wheat, Corn, Beans, Cattle, Hogs DiscoverGold 05/17/22 02:56:13 PM
#5850   Market Watch and Nov Soybean Tech Talk DiscoverGold 05/17/22 02:51:13 PM
#5849   Wheat: Latest Darling Of Commodity Bulls As Record DiscoverGold 05/17/22 02:31:51 PM
#5848   Teucrium Corn Fund $CORN Unusual sweeper with some DiscoverGold 05/16/22 03:46:14 PM
#5847   Softs Report: Cotton DiscoverGold 05/16/22 10:53:30 AM
#5846   The Corn & Ethanol Report DiscoverGold 05/16/22 10:49:44 AM
#5845   Grains Report 05/16/2022 DiscoverGold 05/16/22 10:46:49 AM
#5844   Limit up again in $Wheat after profit taking overnight. Pro-Life 05/16/22 10:44:29 AM
#5843   Wheat Prices Surge to 2-Month High on India DiscoverGold 05/16/22 08:59:17 AM
#5842   Mind-numbing: a 70¢ jump in the wheat price... Pro-Life 05/15/22 08:23:24 PM
#5841   India bans wheat exports as heat wave hurts DiscoverGold 05/15/22 11:24:46 AM
#5840   Wheat may be preparing for its next move DiscoverGold 05/14/22 10:09:25 AM
#5839   Commodity price changes over the last year... DiscoverGold 05/13/22 11:27:02 AM
#5838   Will A Fed Policy Mistake Lead To Higher DiscoverGold 05/13/22 09:15:01 AM
#5837   Is The Commodities Bull Market Nearing Another Breakout DiscoverGold 05/12/22 12:59:32 PM
#5836   Why We are Focusing on Commodities Over Equities Pro-Life 05/10/22 10:49:19 PM
#5835   Why We are Focusing on Commodities Over Equities DiscoverGold 05/10/22 09:58:54 PM
#5834   With Ample Beans For Chocolate Makers, Cocoa Shows DiscoverGold 05/10/22 09:06:14 AM
#5833   Is 104 acting as serious resistance in the $USD? Pro-Life 05/09/22 09:40:02 AM
#5832   Spring Wheat Hits 14-Year High On World War Pro-Life 05/09/22 09:38:09 AM
#5831   Historically = Weak returns for Copper and Aluminum DiscoverGold 05/09/22 09:35:09 AM
#5830   The week that was in futures. Gas led, DiscoverGold 05/07/22 10:31:36 AM
#5829   Large bullish call spread block trade in December DiscoverGold 05/06/22 03:21:37 PM
#5828   Stocks/bonds down 2 days in a row... run-roh! Pro-Life 05/06/22 12:48:47 PM
#5827   Raw sugar futures rise as oil heads higher; DiscoverGold 05/06/22 11:33:31 AM
#5826   What Do Rate Hikes Mean For Commodity Prices? DiscoverGold 05/06/22 08:03:27 AM
#5825   Commodity price changes over the last year... DiscoverGold 05/05/22 12:32:16 PM
#5824   Markets are falling BIG. That oil news was bad. Pro-Life 05/05/22 10:04:57 AM
#5823   Biden Begins Buying Back Oil To Refill Strategic Pro-Life 05/05/22 09:46:00 AM
#5822   $USD weekly RSI is 79.19 which won't last long: Pro-Life 05/04/22 01:36:13 PM
#5821   $Cotton at new multi-year highs. Pro-Life 05/04/22 11:31:37 AM
#5820   $NatGas at a new multi-year high. Pro-Life 05/04/22 11:27:11 AM
#5819   Mike Rowe Says Truckers "Aren't Buying Putin Price Pro-Life 05/04/22 11:26:18 AM
#5818   Is Wheat A Buy Now, Having Lost 20% DiscoverGold 05/04/22 09:35:46 AM
#5817   Almost all energy at the top of the Pro-Life 05/03/22 08:41:10 AM
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