Professional Futures Trader

E-mini Futures Course

Professional Futures Trader (5 Days):

Online Course also available in ten 3-hour sessions.


To enroll in courses, you must first take a FREE Half-Day Class.

This course lays a foundation for students who want to trade futures as their preferred asset class or as part of a multi-asset trading strategy. It provides an overview of the five major groups of futures markets—Equity Index Futures, Treasury Futures, Energy and Metal Futures, Commodity Futures, and Forex Futures—and the unique characteristics of each. The student will gain a strategic edge by combining powerful skill-building lessons and hands-on live market trading sessions. No heavy math or advanced economics is required.

Prerequisites: Professional Trader Course, Part 1 and 2.

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What You Will Learn

  • Futures Fundamentals

    Understand the unique language and rules of futures trading and how to apply the core strategy for maximum advantage.

  • Controlling Risk

    Learn how to manage exposure through such factors as sizing, duration and frequency combined with daily mark-to-market accounting.

  • Tax Advantage

    Find out how to get high leverage potential plus favorable tax treatment under IRC 1256 (short-term gains taxed at long-term rates).

  • Technical Tools

    Use trendlines, charts and other tools to distinguish strength and weakness and choose the ideal entry and exit points.

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

“This class is a great exposure to trading futures and is essential to those considering trading this equity class. Lots of insights and exposure to the importance of a daily routine, making a trade plan and trading the plan.”

, February 2017

“The Futures Trading class was awesome! I really enjoyed the instructor who definitely knew his stuff. Would recommend this class to anyone looking to dive into futures trading.”

, January 2017

“Great class! Would highly recommend to anyone wanting to learn about Futures trading. Staff was very supportive, and Instructor, Don Dawson, was very methodical in teaching the process and techniques. I am a novice trader and the class was inspirational to learn... didn't feel ovewrhelmed or left behind.”

, January 2017

“Although I had limited knowledge of futures, I feel more confident with what I learned during the class to start trading with one or two contracts today. Even though I was overwhelmed with information, Dan Sugar really broke it down. He used simple terms and visual analogies that helped paint the picture for what he was referencing. Also, learning about hedging was the coolest aspect of the class. ”

, January 2017

“Futures was the security for which I was most ignorant and concerned due to my expectation of complexity and risk. Steve didn't simplify, but explained the basics and continually brought in the more peripheral information and issues that impact the placement and execution of the trades. He also provided several permanent and customized tools to reference the needed information quickly and repeatedly. This greatly decreases my apprehension of trading futures and will add to my confidence trading all securities.”

, December 2016

“I have really enjoyed the futures trading program & it pays off trading immediately on completion of course. Mr. Bachir is a great instructor.”

, December 2016
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