Archive - Trading Commodity Markets Webinar Series

  • 20 Dec 2021
  • By CME Group

Webinar Part One: Metals

Watch a replay of our webinar on metals trading. Covering gold, silver, copper, lithium, cobalt, and platinum/palladium, Jon Lynch, Director of Metals Research and Product Development, discusses contract specs, margins, and the difference between standard contracts and Micro-sized contracts. Lynch also discusses how inflationary pressures can increase the prices of precious metals such as gold, silver, and copper.

Webinar Part Two: Agriculture

This webinar will focus on Soybean, Corn, Wheat, and Livestock futures. Fred Seamon, Executive Director of Agriculture Research and Product Development, will discuss the major institutions and traders in these markets and the strategies used by speculators and hedgers.

Webinar Part Three: Energy

Leah Loguidice, Director of Energy Products, will begin with an overview of CME Group’s Energy product suite including Micro WTI Crude Oil futures and the new carbon offset contracts. Loguidice will also cover how different rules and regulations, weather patterns, and geopolitical changes affect energy markets, and she will give real world examples of how one could trade CME Group Energy products.

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