How to Get Started Trading WTI Crude Oil

  • 19 Dec 2017
  • By CME Group
  • Topics: Energy

Crude oil plays a significant role in the world today. As a result, crude oil futures trading presents compelling opportunities for traders around the world. Before diving into this market, it’s important to build a good knowledge base on the factors that drive supply, demand and pricing.  

Dave Lerman guides you through all the basics you need to know for trading NYMEX WTI futures, the global crude oil benchmark contract:

  • How the underlying cash market works
  • Key features of NYMEX WTI futures and options on futures
  • How liquidity, volatility and margin come into play
  • Different ways to trade the NYMEX WTI contracts

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