Futures 101

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  • Futures 101: Module 1 – Introduction

    Futures 101: Module 1 – Introduction

    10 Minute Read + Quiz

    Futures, Stocks, Options What is the difference between futures, stocks, and options? When I first heard about futures I thought it was just purely for commodities. Often people think of corn, or wheat when they hear the term “futures”; they are traded as contracts that are valid for a period of time. There are manyREAD MORE

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  • Futures 101: Module 2 – Futures Contracts

    Futures 101: Module 2 – Futures Contracts

    11 Minute Read + Quiz

    A futures contract is the instrument being traded. Each futures contract has a set of characteristics that make it unique and define its market. Futures Trading Times Different futures contracts open and close at various times; below is a sample of a trading day for one kind of futures contract. Be mindful that futures pricesREAD MORE

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  • Futures 101: Module 3 – Kinds Of Futures

    Futures 101: Module 3 – Kinds Of Futures

    8 Minute Read + Quiz

    There are many kinds of futures contracts for a trader to choose from. As you would expect some futures contracts are better to trade when you are first learning and other futures contracts seem to be better for more skilled futures traders. Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium These kinds of futures contract mean you are enteringREAD MORE

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  • Futures 101: Module 4 – Futures Options

    Futures 101: Module 4 – Futures Options

    7 Minute Read + Quiz

    Many traders are familiar with options on stocks; however, futures contracts also have options. Understanding options on futures contracts is much easier to grasp if you have already learned about options on stocks. To learn about options on stocks go to the Tackle Trading Options 101 course. Options on futures contracts give the right, butREAD MORE

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  • Futures 101: Module 5 – Tech Analysis

    Futures 101: Module 5 – Tech Analysis

    5 Minute Read + Quiz

    The good news is that the technical analysis skills you have developed can be used in trading futures contracts. When I first started trading futures I had already been trading options at that point, and the technical analysis that I had learned up to that point translated easily into futures. Technical Analysis For a deeperREAD MORE

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  • Futures 101: Module 6 – Trade Management

    Futures 101: Module 6 – Trade Management

    8 Minute Read + Quiz

    Trading futures contracts is only as good as the trader’s ability to protect capital. When the capital is gone then the trading stops. It’s not rocket science! Spend a significant amount of time and preparation on learning trade management techniques. Protecting Your Capital With the increased leverage of futures contracts, it is even more criticalREAD MORE

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  • Final Test – Futures 101

    Final Test – Futures 101

    1 Minute Final Test

    Ready to put your knowledge to the test and see how much you've learned over the past 6 modules? If not, this is the time to go back and review any section you're murky on. The final test won't give you answers as it is intended to challenge your understanding of the material. Come on,READ MORE

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The Instructor

Grant Larsen

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Tackle Trading