Energy Trading Fundamentals

Overview

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.

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What You Will Learn

  • The basics of energy trading
  • Energy trading vocabulary
  • The what, why, how, and who of energy trading
  • The structure of today's energy markets
  • The behavior of various energy market participants
  • The relationship of energy futures and fundamentals
  • Technical and fundamental analysis; how and when to combine them
  • CME Group's NYMEX and ICE
  • Real-time trading examples for all energy products using various technical tools and techniques
  • What the various energy trading instruments, tools and techniques are, and what is encompassed in the profession of energy trading.
  • How various tools and techniques work from the perspective of both professional speculators and commercial hedgers in energy markets.