Instant Futures Trading Lessons
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Welcome to the CME Education Department’s Instant Web Lessons. If you’re a newcomer to the futures markets and want a quick introduction to futures and options, these lessons will get you started learning what you need to know. The lessons are short, each one introducing a few concepts or set of facts. You can study the lessons in order or select your preferences from this list.
Source: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
dt Commodity News
- Crude oil futures drop as dollar's strength grows: The emboldened U.S. dollar pulled down West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures on Friday, as the world's reserve currency pushed to its top level in more than 14 days, according to Bloomberg. Read more
- Loonie dives after release of weak labor report: The Canadian dollar on Friday dropped to its week-low against the U.S. dollar after the nation released underwhelming job-creation data, Bloomberg reports. Read more
- Aussie's losses increasingly causing concern: Friday saw the Australian dollar dive toward parity with the world's reserve currency for the first time since the beginning of the second half of last year as concerns about Australia's economy were gaining momentum, according to Bloomberg. Read more