Futures/Commodity Training (Basics)
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Futures/Commodity Training (Basics)

An introductory course for those wishing to know more about the commodities futures trading business.
4.4 (156 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
4,168 students enrolled
Last updated 2/2015
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
Understand the opportunity to make money from Commodity Trading
How to read trading charts
The basic rules of the "head and should" pattern
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Requirements
  • This is a basic course with no pre-required knowledge
Description

The course is structured to introduce those interested in understanding the basics of commodity trading with a view to taking the first steps to a career in “Day Trading” the global commodities via the futures markets.

The videos will outline what is required on a personal level the basics to understanding what a commodity is and the participants who are involved in the commodity trading role.

It discusses the mindset for those who may wish to undertake this as a profession and the processes required before one begins their journey of learning.

A discussion, with examples of how those, who wish to hedge their “Risk” and those who wish to undertake risk.

An explanation of the role of the Futures Markets and the how to access the markets, through a broker entity.

The course will also explain the financial possibilities achievable by those who dedicated to following strict rules in regards to personal responsibility and the building of a personal trading plan that will suit each individual.

An introduction into charting software, with links to websites that will enable the course user to study and research for themselves.

A lead into the Advanced course which will go into detail the software that is used, the trading platform setup and in-depth analysis on the technical indicators used to trade the markets with specific trade setups and money management strategies to successfully trade any market and anytime frame suited to the individual.

Our aim is to provide in-depth easy to understand fast-tracking course for those who wish to become private operators.

The setup of their trading business with a trading plan that will enable structured levels of learning and building of confidence to become independent and profitable.

Who is the target audience?
  • If you are interested to learning about the basics of Commodity Trading
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Curriculum For This Course
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Commodities Trading Overview
6 Lectures 01:14:11
Whats in this course?
01:00

Have knowledge about what commodities are and who uses the commodity markets and why. The benefits of using Futures Contracts

Commodity Overview
18:16

Learn the Rules
18:51

Getting the basics right!
18:39

Take Action!
17:25

What is the potential
1 page

Take the Commodity Trading quiz
10 questions
About the Instructor
G. Scott Martin
4.4 Average rating
190 Reviews
4,356 Students
3 Courses
Commodities/Futures Trader

National Australia Bank - 1990-1995

This role involved the managing of eight Treasury staff and four back office staff. Co-ordinating the short term debt funding obligations of the National Australia Bank across all domestic markets. It involved the structuring of hedging of debt with interest rate futures on the Sydney Futures Exchange. Managed 1-2 Billion in Debt Securities.

Dresdner Bank International - 1995 – 1996

Proprietary trading role – trading of Foreign Exchange Markets outright with a focus on European and Asian Currencies with focus on Japanese Yen and Deutsche Mark. Commenced trading Exchange Listed commodities on European and US Exchanges including Gold, Silver, Copper, Natural Gas and WTI Crude and Brent Crude.

Established Martin & Sons Pty Ltd - 1997 – 2005

Established this business for the purpose of raising funds both domestically (Australia) and internationally to be traded under the Commodity Trading Advisor heading. This company was the first to receive the Commodity Trading Advisor License in Australia. Developed models for the trading of futures markets globally across all major recognised exchanges. Built the business from zero to managing AUD$20 million for clients globally. Markets traded included commodities/foreign exchange/interest rates and options.

Transmarket Singapore -2009 – 2010

Employed to design and implement algorithmic trading models for the trading of Exchange Traded Futures and cash markets across all asset classes including interest rates, FX, commodities (metals and soft commodities). Worked with programmers for the implementation of trading ideas with strict money management and fluidity of transactional processes.

Professional Trader / Trading Coach 2011 – Current

Professional trading intra-day trading strategies across commodity futures markets including Crude Oil / Gold / Natural Gas / Global Stock Indexes. Private Trader Coaching for those beginning or looking to enter the markets as a Trader.