Commodity Futures Course

Online or in-person courses that  teach students how to trade commodity futures.

Commodity Futures (2 Days):


Online Trading Academy will provide the education and guidance you need on how to trade commodities. Oil, copper, gold, corn and other commodities have significantly increased in volatility in recent years—creating an opportunity for sector traders as well as a hedge for investors who want to offset the effect of unfavorable events in the global economy by investing in commodity futures. This commodity trading course will teach you the ins-and-outs of the commodities futures marketplace—and how to make your futures trading vastly more powerful and convenient through the use of electronically traded commodities indexes.

To enroll in courses, you must first take a FREE Power Trading Workshop.

Suggested prerequisites: Understanding of basic trading principles or experience in trading other asset classes. Professional Trader is highly recommended but is not required.

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What You Will Learn

  • Understanding Commodities

    Learn about commodities and futures contracts, volume and open interest and other factors unique to the futures markets; find out why high leverage and tax advantages make commodities an attractive asset class today.

  • How Commodities Markets Work

    Understand the unique rules and market practices for commodity trades and why electronic trading is superior to the traditional “open outcry” method.

  • Commodities Research

    Learn how to read market reports, fundamental statistics, seasonal patterns and more in order to find the right commodity and the right market condition.

  • Planning Your Trades

    Put it all together with a commodities brokerage account and execute a rule-based strategy for low-risk, high-potential trades in the futures markets.

Who You Will Learn From

Our staff of professional instructors is composed of the most dedicated people you will ever meet. They will teach you trading fundamentals and advanced techniques like no one else. Each has a unique personality that will keep you on the edge of your seat, waiting for the next "golden nugget" of trading information.

What Students Are Saying

5 stars - based on 6 reviews


, August 2014

“Excellent instructor! Excellent class!”

, February 2014

“A must to round your trading skills.”

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