In 8 easy to follow and understand video lessons, expert trader Carley Garner demystifies commodities trading, helping you to improve your trading skills fast! Garner explains futures markets, contracts, long versus short, delivery, arbitrage, cost-to-carry, offsetting and rollover trades, spreads, costs, and more. Learn powerful trading techniques at your pace...get specific solutions when you need them!
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Introduction: Commodity market volatility; what creates it and how it influences the lives of traders and society
Section 1: How it all began
Lesson 1: Birth of the Chicago Board of Trade and the domestic futures industry
Lesson 2: Futures contract definition and purpose
Lesson 3: Cash market vs. futures market
Section 2: Futures market mechanics
Lesson 4: Long vs. short
Lesson 5: The glue that holds it all together--delivery, arbitrage, and cost to carry
Lesson 6: Offsetting and rolling over trades
Lesson 7: Bid/ask spread
Lesson 8: Round turns and transaction costs
Total run time: 59:12