The futures markets were created to enable commodity end-users and producers to shift their price risk to speculators. However, investors in traditional assets such as stocks and bonds can efficiently shift portfolio risk to speculators via hedging strategies.
The futures markets also provide an efficient opportunity for diversifying a portfolio via asset classes such as gold and silver without the hassle of handling the physical metal or incurring storage and shipping costs. Further, those looking for an aggressive form of diversification might consider a managed futures program.
Come learn about the various hedging and diversifying tools offered by futures and options.
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.
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