Commodity markets can provide interesting trading opportunities and returns. This panel of experts will explore key issues that informed commodity traders should be aware of when trading these exciting markets. Some of the issues covered will be:
- What is a commodity super-cycle and are we at the beginning middle or end of it?
- Is it possible the media's focus on inflation fanned the flames, and maybe even created a bit of a self-fulfilling prophecy?
- How important is an understanding of term structures to investing and trading in the commodity markets?
- How important is the dollar's role in commodity trading?
- What are the important clues that the neglected oats market tells us about the grain market generally?
- What is the difference between cryptocurrencies and gold and why does it matter?
- Is crypto a commodity or a currency, and does crypto have a future?
These topics and more will provide you with a broad overview of trading commodity markets.
Join us to discuss lower-risk speculative opportunities in a market known for high risks. Precious metals trading is a game of mental stability; traders who can manage their emotions will be better equipped to manage their trading decisions. By using creative option strategies, speculators can participate in the gold market with low and limited risk ways to express market opinions in hopes of profits.
For those who prefer the simplicity of trading futures contracts outright, the CME Group futures offer traders micro-sized contracts enabling leveraged speculation with far less risk than the original contract. These smaller contracts enable traders of all sizes to participate in the gold market more comfortably while employing strategies that were previously reserved for large accounts.
- Is gold truly a safe haven and inflation hedge?
- Gold is an excellent portfolio diversifier and trading vehicle.
- Does it make sense to
The futures markets were created to enable farmers and ranchers to hedge their business activities. Further, stock index futures were created to offer portfolio managers an efficient means of hedging; yet most market participants are purely speculating. Join Carley Garner as she goes back to the basics by looking at the E-mini and Micro E-mini stock index futures vehicles for hedging rather than speculating. She will also discuss a portfolio hedge that involves very little out of pocket expense using a combination of long put options and short call options.Topics to be discussed include:
- What is a portfolio hedge and why it can be beneficial?
- When should a portfolio hedge be used?
- What are the various methods of hedging?
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of the various methods of hedging a stock portfolio?
- Pure hedge vs. partial hedge
- The opportunity costs of hedging your stock portfolio with futures and options on futures.
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