Commodity Trading Fundamentals

Commodity Trading Fundamentals
Single User Price: $1,895.00


In two dynamic, information-packed days, you’ll develop a solid foundation in commodity trading as you examine all of the instruments, tools and techniques available to the commodity trader today. You’ll explore the nuances and quirks specific to the commodity markets, understand the risks and rewards across various asset classes and develop a macro view designed to improve your timing and help you develop a successful trading program!

What You Will Learn

  • The basics and fundamentals of commodity trading.
  • The vocabulary of trading.
  • The what, why, how & who of trading.
  • Energy market structure.
  • Softs market structure
  • Financial market structure
  • Market participants.
  • The intertwined relationship of fundamentals and futures.
  • Technical & fundamental analysis; how and when to combine the two.
  • Market behavior.
  • System development & testing.
  • All about ICE.
  • Real time trading examples for all products in the commodity infrastructure using the various technical tools & techniques.
  • What the various commodity trading instruments, tools & techniques are and what is encompassed in the profession of commodity trading.
  • How all of the tools & techniques work.
  • How these tools can be applied to the development of a successful trading program.

Who Should Attend

This course is applicable to full spectrum of commodity markets: Energy, Softs, Russell and Dollar Index. Individuals in every functional area of responsibility in all commodity contingent industries whose decisions have significant financial impact will benefit from this program. Individuals from areas such as trading, marketing, sales, manufacturing, supply and distribution, risk management, purchasing and financial and accounting will find the course highly beneficial.

Class Details

Industry Segment
Natural Gas
Alternative Fuels
Course Level
Introductory to Intermediate
CPE Credits
Competency Path
Alternative Fuels
Natural Gas
Trading & Risk Management
Course Type
Course Times
Day 1: 8:00am–4:00pm
Day 2: 8:00am–4:00pm