Introduction to commodities and commodity markets

Do you want to invest in commodity markets but have no idea where to begin? In just ten short days, you will learn the key concepts behind one of the most exciting financial markets, the commodity market. By the end of the course, you will be able to make an informed view on the outlook for commodity prices and, in turn, have the confidence to affect that view through various financial instruments.

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   Teacher: Peter Sainsbury


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Course plan

Lesson 1. What Are Commodities?
Lesson 2. What Factors Affect the Price of Commodities?
Lesson 3. How Do Commodity Futures Markets Work?
Lesson 4. Why Cycles Are So Important in Commodities
Lesson 5. Metals: Focus on Gold
Lesson 6. Energy: Focus on Oil
Lesson 7. Agriculture: Focus on Soybeans
Lesson 8. How to Invest in Commodity Markets
Lesson 9. How You Can Use Technical and Positional Analysis to Your Advantage
Lesson 10. Pitfalls to Watch Out for and Opportunities for Gaining an Edge
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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