Introduction to Commodities

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Overview

Introduction to Commodities Course Overview

This course provides an in-depth overview of commodities trading in capital markets. We will introduce the key features of commodities and go over the major commodity categories with their key drivers. Then we will explore how commodities are traded in the derivatives markets using futures and options. We will demonstrate common commodity trading strategies such as hedging, cash and carry arbitrage trading, and monthly rollover. Finally, we will discuss commodity spread trading strategies such as intramarket spreads, intermarket spreads, and strips.


Introduction to Commodities Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define commodities and their key features
  • Identify the major commodity categories
  • Discuss the drivers of the commodities in different categories
  • Undertake commodity trading strategies using futures and options
  • Explain commodity spreads and common spread trading strategies



Introduction to Commodities Is a Required Course of CFI’s CMSA® Program

CFI’s Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® program covers all the basic, intermediate, and advanced topics about sales and trading, investment banking, and asset management. This program teaches you trading strategies used in the finance and capital markets industry. It is ideal for students who want to learn how to trade different asset classes. The program is completely online so you can take it at your own pace, from anywhere in the world.

Common career paths for students who take the CMSA® are Sales & Trading, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Treasury, Risk Management, and other capital markets careers.



Who Should Take This CMSA® Course?

This Introduction to Commodities course is perfect for students who are interested in commodities derivatives and trading strategies. This course provides a comprehensive overview of commodities and is designed to equip anyone who desires to begin a career in investment banking, sales and trading, treasury, or other areas of finance which require an understanding of commodities.

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Introduction to Commodities is part of the All Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® courses, which includes 27 courses.

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  • All 27 CMSA® courses
  • Skills Learned Trading strategies used in the finance and capital markets
  • Career Prep Work in capital markets, whether on the buy-side or the sell-side

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5 courses from beginner to intermediate level.

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7 courses from beginner to intermediate level.

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15 courses in advanced and intermediate levels.

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How the Certification Works

Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.
Students must complete all core and 7 elective courses (13 in total) and demonstrate mastery of the topics through successful completion of course materials, quizzes, and assessments.
Within 48 hours of program completion, your Blockchain Verified (CMSA)® Certification will be emailed to you.

What Our Students Say

Gain So Many Knowldge from this Course
I totally recommend this course for commodities for everyone. I really gain so many knowledge about commodities. Very nice presentation and perfect.

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Introduction to Commodities
Excellent content and presentation.

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The simplicity and practical method of delivering the course is something I have not seen delivered in other online platforms. Keep up the great work.

Brendon LUEE

Commodities...
Pretty good introduction for a newcomer to commodities...

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