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An introduction to commodities: Metals, Agriculture & Softs

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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.