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.
Options Basics & Essentials: The Beginners Guide to Trading Gold & Silver Options
If you are looking for alternative investment options, consider gold and silver options, which can be customized to your specific risk versus reward profile. Plus, if you currently have a gold or silver physical position, then this guide is a must-read and provides invaluable insights for any gold or silver investor.
Futures Trading: Technical Analysis for Beginners
Succeeding as a futures trader means studying the concepts and strategies of trading, no matter your level of experience. Use this e-book as a guide to inform your decisions, build your strategies, and optimize how you engage with the market.
The Market Spotlight Ebook is composed of detailed information about 40+ major commodity markets. This exclusive resource covers the history and background for each market and exchange defined contract specifications. Plus learn about key factors that influence the market and more – all in one place!
The Value of Gold
Gain access to the three most important things to consider when trading and investing in gold. Of all the precious metals, gold is the most popular as an investment and to trade. The value of gold is one of the most widely debated topics in the commodity and futures markets.
Don’t Lose Money: Common Mistakes to Avoid as you Learn New Trading Skills
It’s hard to understand why anyone would get into the futures market, given all the stories of financial ruin and impossible-to-beat odds of success. At the most simple level, the difference between making it and failing in the futures market is basic—don’t lose money. How do you make sure you don’t become one of the statistics?
12+ Candlestick Formations Every Technical Trader Should Know
Add these tools to your arsenal and become a more successful technical trader. Candlestick formations are taking place all day, every day, in different markets across the board. Become a more successful technical trader by using these charts to inform your decisions and how you engage with the market.
Futures for Stock Traders
This guide compares stocks vs. futures trading. If you understand stock trading in the S&P 500, NASDAQ, Dow, or Russell 2000, download now to see how you can easily make the transition to futures trading!
Introduction to Crude Oil Futures
Because of its well-known global importance and demonstrated volatility, crude oil can be an attractive market for day traders and long term investors alike. Whether you’re looking to go long or short, Crude Oil futures offer a way for traders to capitalize on price movements in this exciting market.
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 USDA Grain Reports
Discover how grain reports have the potential to move markets. If you trade the grain markets, it is important to know when these reports occur, what these reports contain, and the potential impact they may have on the markets.
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.