Getting Started

Understanding Futures and Options, Knowing your Market, Building a Strategy and Executing a Plan are all covered in this section. The vital role of risk management, supply and demand fundamentals and trading techniques are all explained. Whether a beginner or seasoned trader the many online courses, printer-friendly guides and videos will enhance your learning and trading experience.

What better place to “Get Started” than the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group !

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The risk of loss in trading commodity futures contracts can be substantial. You should therefore carefully consider whether such trading is suitable for you in light of your financial condition. You may sustain a total loss of the initial margin funds and any additional funds that you deposit with your broker to establish or maintain a position in the commodity futures market.