Trading with professionals: CFTC reports for private traders
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Trading with professionals: CFTC reports for private traders

The "Trading with professionals" course is a workshop on improving medium-term trading strategies
3.5 (2 ratings)
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28 students enrolled
Last updated 10/2017
English
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  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Make your trading results more predictable
  • Better understand the causes of key movements in financial markets
  • Improve your trading plan by including COT net position indicator into it
Requirements
  • It's necessary to know what financial markets are and to master the basic terminology
Description

In comparison with private traders, large market participants have more important information on possible price movements in financial markets. Professionals express their opinion on the prospects of any asset when buying or selling it.

The statistics of these market participants’ actions is priceless since it lets a private trader see how exactly the most experienced traders act in the current realities.

Understanding the major players’ opinion on the market condition makes it possible to better study the logic of price movements in financial markets. 

This information is displayed in CFTC reports that is the basis for the "Trading with professionals" training course.

We will analyze in detail the logic of key traders and the principles of using COT net position indicator, which reflects the major players’ opinion on the market. This information can be used as an additional filter for determining market entry points, searching for points of new trends emergence and the strongest market movements. 

The options for integrating the COT net position indicator into the trading plan are also discussed within this course. To learn more about the course content, you can refer to the lesson plan.

This course contains 12 video lessons with a total duration of more than 2 hours. The course was initially created in Russian and then it was translated into English.

Who this course is for:
  • The information on the course will be useful to those who trade in the medium-term on the H4 and Daily timeframes and want to better understand the causes of key movements in the financial markets.
Course content
Expand 13 lectures 01:59:34
+ Introduction
13 lectures 01:59:34

In this video we will meet a Commodity Futures Trading Commission or a CFTC commission and major participants we’ll talk further within the course.

Preview 03:12

In this video we’ll meet CFTC reports (commitment of traders reports – COT), the use of which can significantly improve the quality of your trades, help you figure out large traders’ actions and better understand the principles of price movement.

Preview 10:27

In this video we’ll talk about large speculators. Very often, when people say «trader» they mean «speculator». The speculator’s goal is simple – making profit from price fluctuations in financial markets. In this sense, both private speculators and hedge funds are traders.

Large speculators. Logic of trading decisions
12:11

In this video we will talk about hedgers  – market participants who purposefully sell in a rising market and buy in a falling market.

Hedgers. Logic of trading decisions
13:57

In this video we will discuss the basic use of net position indicator, its signals for making medium-term trading decisions and analyzing the market situation.

Signals of COT net position indicator
16:31

Classic technical analysis indicators (Moving Average, RSI, Stochastic) are built on the grounds of price and with a distortion and delay show the same what a trader can see on the chart. Unlike these market analysis tools, COT indicator is universal since it is built according to the trades of large market participants and its movements are not averaged or distorted. In this video we’ll take British Pound as an example.

Use of CFTC reports by the example of British pound. Part 1
10:21

In this video we’ll go on examining COT indicator on the British Pound price chart as an example.

Use of CFTC reports by the example of British pound. Part 2
11:09

In this video we’ll take examples of the use of CFTC reports and COT net position indicator in the gold market.

Use of CFTC reports in the gold market
06:41

In this video we’ll take examples of the use of CFTC reports and COT net position indicator in the oil market.

Use of CFTC reports in the oil market
05:01

CFTC reports can become a great addition to any medium-term trading system. In this video we will discuss the options for integrating COT net position indicator into the trading plan.

The role of CFTC reports and net position indicator in the trading plan
07:26

In this video we’ll deal with the backtest which was held for determination of the medium-term trading strategy efficiency in the foreign exchange market.

How the use of CFTC data affects trading results. Part 1
09:46

In this video we’ll continue to compare the strategies profitability when using the CFTC filter and without it.

How the use of CFTC data affects trading results. Part 2
05:34

CFTC reports can be an excellent addition to any medium-term trading strategy. In this video, we’ll summarize everything what was said and we will discuss options for integrating COT net position indicator into the trading plan.

Options for integrating COT net position indicator into the trading plan
07:18