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Introduction To Commodities And Commodity Markets

Peter Sainsbury, Commodities aficionado

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11 Videos (56m)
    • Course Introduction

      1:13
    • Lesson 1. What Are Commodities?

      4:18
    • Lesson 2. What Factors Affect the Price of Commodities?

      7:03
    • Lesson 3. How Do Commodity Futures Markets Work?

      6:27
    • Lesson 4. Why Cycles Are So Important in Commodities

      5:48
    • Lesson 5. Metals: Focus on Gold

      4:39
    • Lesson 6. Energy: Focus on Oil

      6:16
    • Lesson 7. Agriculture: Focus on Soybeans

      3:57
    • Lesson 8. How to Invest in Commodity Markets

      5:33
    • Lesson 9. How You Can Use Technical and Positional Analysis to Your Advantage

      5:05
    • Lesson 10. Pitfalls to Watch Out for and Opportunities for Gaining an Edge

      6:06

About This Class

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.

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

Peter Sainsbury is the author of Commodities: 50 Things You Really Need to Know and Crude Forecasts: Predictions, Pundits, and Profits in the Commodity Casino. He writes his thoughts on commodity markets at Materials Risk.

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Peter Sainsbury

Commodities aficionado

Hello, I'm Peter.

I've been passionate about commodity markets for over a decade both as an economist working in many of these markets and more recently as an investor and trader. 

As you will see from my course I prefer to look for opportunities where others don't. I feel safest on the fringe, learning from other people but never getting caught up in the hype.

I'm also the author of Crude Forecasts: Predictions, Pundits & Profits In The Commodity Casino an...

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