Futures Trading Guides
Basic Training for Futures Traders
Read popular tips and tricks from experienced futures trading brokers. More than a thousand futures trading brokers were asked what rules they follow for successful futures trading. We compiled the top 50 answers in this easy-to-read guide.
Futures and Options Strategy Guide
Learn 21 futures and options trading strategies in this easy-to-read guide. Whether you’re looking for new trading opportunities or a capital efficient way to manage portfolio risk, futures and options on futures offer a wide array of products to accomplish either objective.
10 Rules For Technical Futures Trading
Use these 10 strategies and learn how to think like a technical trader. Learn to read the charts, recognize formations, and identify your entry and exit points. See how to put yourself in a position to participate in trades if and when price action dictates it.
Introduction to E-mini Stock Index Futures
Stock index futures are a popular product, with many different variations. But why are they so popular, and what are the different types available? This guide will cover the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the NASDAQ Composite, as well as discussing tips and strategies for trading them.
Ag Marketing and Hedging Guides
Technical Analysis for Your Grain Marketing
Learn how to use price charts to better time sales and trades! Commodities can fluctuate in price sharply and quickly. Find out how you can get greater insight into price changes and to use technical analysis to your advantage.
The Futures Traders’ Guide to the WASDE
Learn how to use crop forecasting to your advantage by reading this guide. We’ll show you how you can use USDA’s comprehensive forecasts of supply and demand for crops and livestock to gain insight into the markets and to help craft a successful trading strategy.
Guide to Smarter Ag Marketing: Fixed Risk Hedging
Discover seven risk management hedging techniques in this free guide. You’ll learn basic and complex hedging strategies that can help you avoid exposure to unlimited risk on your hedges.
Hedgers Guide to Covered Calls
Learn how you can use covered calls to earn additional revenue on top of cash sales. Covered calls can be a good way for farmers to add nickels and dimes each month to their final sales.