Agricultural Trading

Overview

Taught by Mr. Richard Weissman, a world-renowned author and agricultural trader, this three-day WebEx course is filled with techniques, analysis and insights that only his 30 plus years of trading experience can bring. This course will provide you with a solid foundation in agricultural trading as you explore all the instruments, tools and techniques available to ag traders today. We’ll explore the nuances and idiosyncrasies of these markets, understand the risks and rewards across various agricultural sectors and develop a macro view designed to improve your performance and help you develop a robust trading program

What You Will Learn

  • The basics of agricultural trading
  • Ag trading vocabulary
  • The what, why, how, and who of agricultural trading
  • What types of activities are entailed in the generic job title, “ag trader”?
  • How traders trade agriculture – trading instruments and how they are used
  • The history of agricultural trading markets
  • What moves ag prices
  • What are the most popular trades in today’s agricultural markets and why?
  • The structure of today’s ag markets
  • The role of CME Group
  • Real-time trading examples for all agricultural products using various technical tools and techniques
  • How various tools and techniques work from the perspective of both professional speculators and commercial hedgers in agricultural markets
  • The ins and outs of technical and fundamental analysis
  • Real-time trading examples for various agricultural products