Commodity Trading

Overview

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the full spectrum of commodity markets including energy, agriculture, metals and softs. Learn what commodity trading is, why it is so essential, how it works, where it is traded and who is trading it. Understand the history of commodities trading, what moves commodities prices and how they are traded.

Why You Should Attend
Why are commodities so popular among traders? What are the interrelationships between various commodities markets? Which trades are favored by commodities traders and why? Join Mr. Richard Weissman, a world-renowned author and commodity trader for this three-day WebEx course to gain a practical understanding of techniques, analysis and insights that only his thirty plus years of trading experience can bring. Learn the ins and outs of commodities trading that will help you to navigate through this vast array of sectors, assets and trading instruments.

What You Will Learn

  • The vocabulary of commodities trading
  • The what, why, how, and who of commodity trading markets
  • The history of commodities trading: energy, agriculture, metals and softs
  • What moves commodities prices
  • The role of the futures exchanges: CME Group and ICE
  • What are derivatives: futures, forwards, swaps and options
  • Popular trades in today’s commodities markets
  • Real-time trading examples for all commodity sectors
  • How various tools and techniques work from the perspective of professional speculators and commercial hedgers in commodities markets
  • The ins and outs of technical and fundamental analysis
  • Intermarket analysis of various commodity sectors
  • What types of activities are entailed in the generic job title, “commodity trader?”