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An introduction to commodities: Metals, Agriculture & Softs

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Overview

The objective of this course is to provide an introduction into the commodity markets, correlations, their uses and how to trade them. We will then look at how to create a trading plan and risk management, finishing with a practical trading session.

10:30 Introduction to Alpha Academic and today’s course

10:45 Physical and futures markets

11:15 Participants in the commodity markets

11:45 Products, their uses, and exchange contract specifications

12.30 Lunch

13:15 Futures – how to trade them

14:00 Key fundamentals and influences on the commodity markets

14:30 How to create a trading plan

15:00 Product correlations

15:30 Risk Management

16:00 Practical trading session on a professional trading system, including technical analysis.

17:15 Q&A

Please note: We only tradefully regulated global derivatives markets, which as a registered market maker is a prerequisite. This guarantees you a variety of genuine markets with high liquidity and tight pricing.