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While technical analysis can add enormous value, a lack of understanding can easily lead to disastrous results for agricultural traders. During this course, we will explain the derivations, applications, strengths, weaknesses, and variations of the major technical indicators and techniques. Ag-focused traders and risk managers will gain a thorough understanding of the most popular and successful techniques, and how they can be applied to their specific business. You’ll leave this course with an integrated framework for incorporating technical analysis into agricultural trading and risk management.

While technical analysis can add enormous value, a lack of understanding can easily lead to disastrous results for energy traders. During this course, we will explain the derivations, applications, strengths, weaknesses, and variations of the major technical indicators and techniques. Energy-focused traders and risk managers will gain a thorough understanding of the most popular and successful techniques, and how they can be applied to their specific business. You’ll leave this course with an integrated framework for incorporating technical analysis into energy trading and risk management.

Are you aware of the myriad of available energy trading instruments? Do you know the implications of each tool and technique as it relates to your job? Have you ever wondered how CME Group's NYMEX and ICE actually work? Curious how electronic trading operations function? These are just some of the areas covered in this action-packed, comprehensive training program designed for non-traders. This dynamic, two-day course will help you develop a solid foundation in energy trading. We'll explore the nuances and quirks of the energy markets, the risks and rewards across various sectors, and develop a macro view designed to improve your understanding of what makes a successful trading program in today's volatile energy markets.

Are you aware of the myriad of available agricultural trading instruments? Do you know the implications of each tool and technique as it relates to your job? Have you ever wondered how CME Group actually works? Curious how electronic trading operations function? These are just some of the areas covered in this action-packed, comprehensive training program designed for non-traders. This dynamic, two-day course will help you develop a solid foundation in grain and livestock trading. We'll explore the nuances and quirks of the agricultural markets, the risks and rewards across various sectors, and develop a macro view designed to improve your understanding of what makes a successful trading program in today's volatile agriculture markets.

This course provides an in-depth examination of energy futures and options. Learn what they are, how they work, how they're used, and where they are traded. Understand the benefits and limitations of each instrument and how they can be applied to speculative trading and commercial hedging strategies.

Have you hedged too early? Applied the wrong trading tools? Are you familiar with all of the trading and hedging instruments? Do you understand the implications of each tool and technique? We'll cover all this and more during this dynamic three-day course. You'll gain a practical understanding of what futures and options are, how they work, how they are used, and how to measure the risks and rewards associated with them.

This course provides an in-depth examination of agricultural futures and options. Learn what they are, how they work, how they're used, and where they are traded. Understand the benefits and limitations of each instrument and how they can be applied to speculative trading and commercial hedging strategies.

Have you hedged too early? Applied the wrong trading tools? Are you familiar with all of the trading and hedging instruments? Do you understand the implications of each tool and technique? We'll cover all this and more during this dynamic three-day course. You'll gain a practical understanding of what futures and options are, how they work, how they are used, and how to measure the risks and rewards associated with them.

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

OVERVIEW

This course provides an in-depth examination of price risk mitigation tools and techniques that will help you survive and even thrive in today's volatile energy markets. Learn which hedging tools are best suited to various market environments. Understand the benefits and limitations of each hedge instrument and how best to apply them given your company's view of outright price risk as well as basis risk.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

Have you hedged too early? Applied suboptimal trading tools? Are you familiar with all of the hedging instruments used in today's energy markets? Do you understand the implications of each tool and technique? We'll cover all this and more during this dynamic three-day course. You'll gain a practical understanding of what futures, options and swaps, how they work, how they are used, and how to measure the risks and rewards associated with them.

This course provides an in-depth examination of price risk mitigation tools and techniques that will help you survive and even thrive in today's volatile agriculture markets. Learn which hedging tools are best suited to various market environments. Understand the benefits and limitations of each hedge instrument and how best to apply them given your company's view of outright price risk as well as basis risk.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND
Have you hedged too early? Applied suboptimal trading tools? Are you familiar with all of the hedging instruments used in today's agricultural markets? Do you understand the implications of each tool and technique? We'll cover all this and more during this dynamic three-day course. You'll gain a practical understanding of what futures, options and swaps, how they work, how they are used, and how to measure the risks and rewards associated with them.

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This course provides an in-depth examination of the economics of the
petroleum industry from exploration and production, through
midstream activities including refining and transportation to
break) retailing of downstream products. Understanding the impacts of
ever-shifting economics on the entire value chain will allow
participants to develop a holistic view of the petroleum industry
and a deeper understanding of profitability drivers across the
operating segments. This course is an ideal primer for those that
new to the petroleum industry or shifting roles within the
industry and need a deeper understanding of the economics.

Get a non-technical view of the gas business. We introduce attendees to the natural gas industry from upstream (exploration and production), through midstream (processing, pipelines, storage and LNG) to downstream (consumption, marketing and trading). Particular emphasis is placed on the role of physical and financial markets, natural gas trading hubs and commercial hedging.

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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.

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This two-day overview of natural gas and power is a tailor-made introduction to these exciting sectors of the energy industry. Taught by Mr. Richard Weissman, an energy trader and highly acclaimed author with more than thirty years of gas and power experience. Our course offers a non-technical view of the gas and power industries. Starting with natural gas, the course introduces attendees to the gas business from upstream (exploration and production), through midstream (processing, pipelines, storage and LNG) to downstream (trading, marketing and consumption). The second half of the course shifts gears with an examination of the fascinating world of electricity: from generation, to transmission and finally to consumption. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of markets, trading and hedging

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.

Overview

This course provides an in-depth examination of best practices as they relate to risk management for companies engaged in trading and commercial hedging. Particular emphasis is placed on major corporate risk factors that could bankrupt or severely damage companies that trade and hedge. Although the primary emphasis is placed on price risk management, measurement and mitigation, our offering also covers operational risk, liquidity risk, systemic and credit risk.