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  • Introduction to Futures

    Learn about futures contracts, the role of a futures exchange, who participates in this market and how a futures trade works.

  • Introduction to Agriculture

    Get a basic yet critical overview of agricultural futures and options markets. Learn who uses these contracts, how they work, and how participants use them.

  • Introduction to FX

    The foreign exchange (FX) market covers the buying, selling and exchanging of currencies. With over $5 trillion traded a day, it’s the world’s largest market in cash value terms. Learn the basics of FX, including where FX futures fit within this ecosystem.

  • Technical Analysis

    In this course, you will learn about the various patterns, indicators, and analysis techniques traders use when studying the price of a commodity.

  • Market Regulation

    Get an overview of market regulation, which works to protect market integrity and enforce rules to protect all market participants.

  • Introduction to Treasuries

    Learn about the foundations of the U.S. Treasury futures market.

  • Introduction to Equity Index Products

    Get started with futures on equity index products. This course covers the basics of the equities market.

  • Introduction to SOFR

    Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) is an alternative USD interest rate benchmark. Learn about the features and mechanics of SOFR, how they compare to other short term interest rates, and how SOFR futures compare to Eurodollar and Fed Fund futures.

  • Trading and Analysis

    Once you have developed a trading plan, you are ready to determine how to make buy and sell decisions. Learn how to judge those decisions here.

  • Introduction to Energy

    Explore key concepts of the crude oil, natural gas, power and refined markets and learn some basic principles of how traders around the globe use these contracts for risk management.

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