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Profiles of Commodities

Here you will learn about the different types of commodities and futures contracts that you can trade. The profile of each commodity contains its fundamental information and tips on how to trade it in the real world.
  1. Commodity ETFs (13)

Cocoa Futures Profile
Profile of Cocoa futures including contract specs, cocoa crops, cocoa supply and demand fundamentals, and trading tips for cocoa futures.

Coffee Futures
Profile of Coffee futures including contract specs, coffee supply and demand fundamentals, and trading ideas for coffee futures.

Copper Futures Profile
Profile of copper futures; covering copper futures contract specs, copper reports, copper fundamentals and trading ideas for copper futures.

Corn Futures Profile
Fundamental research of corn futures, including contract specs, USDA reports and tips on how to trade corn in the commodity markets.

Cotton Futures Profile
Profile of cotton futures, including contract specs, cotton fundamentals, cotton trading ideas and cotton market reports.

Crude Oil Futures Profile
Fundamental research of crude oil futures, including contract specs, reports and tips on how to trade crude oil in the commodity markets.

Ethanol Futures Profile
Ethanol is produced from corn in the United States and is blended with gasoline to make up the fuel we put in our cars everyday. The current blend is about 10 percent ethanol and 90 percent gasoline. There is a strong debate on whether diverting corn to ethanol is actually benefitting the country. Gas prices might be modestly cheaper, but the...

Gas Futures Profile
Profile of RBOB Gasoline futures including contract specs, gas fundamentals, gas reports and trading ideas for gas futures.

Gold Futures Profile
Profile of Gold futures including contract specs, gold fundamentals, gold reports and trading ideas for gold futures.

Heating Oil Futures
Profile of Heating Oil futures including contract specs, heating oil supply and demand fundamentals, and trading ideas for heating oil futures.

Platinum Futures Profile
Platinum is one of the rarest and most expensive precious metals. Investors can trade platinum futures on the NYMEX. We have included the contract specs for trading platinum and some notes on trading platinum in the real world.

Lean Hogs Profile
Fundamental research of lean hog futures, including contract specs, USDA reports and tips on how to trade lean hogs in the commodity markets.

Live Cattle Futures
Fundamental research of live cattle futures, including contract specs, reports and tips on how to trade cattle futures in the commodity markets.

Lumber Futures Profile
Lumber futures fundamental research including contract specs, supply and demand of lumber and trading tips on lumber futures.

Natural Gas Futures
Profile of Natural Gas futures including contract specs, natural gas supply and demand fundamentals, and trading ideas for natural gas futures.

Orange Juice Futures Profile
Orange juice futures fundamental research including contract specs, supply and demand of orange juice and trading tips on orange juice.

Rough Rice Futures Profile
Rough rice futures fundamental research including contract specs, types of rice, commodity exchanges traded and trading tips on rice futures.

Silver Futures Profile
Profile of Silver futures including contract specs, silver fundamentals, silver reports and trading ideas for silver futures.

Soybean Futures Profile
Fundamental research of soybean futures, including contract specs, USDA reports and tips on how to trade soybeans in the commodities markets.

Palladium Futures Profile
Palladium is a rare precious metals. Investors can trade palladium futures on the NYMEX. We have included the contract specs for trading and investing in palladium and some notes on trading platinum in the real world.

Sugar Futures Profile
Profile of Sugar futures including contract specs, sugar supply and demand fundamentals, and trading ideas for sugar futures.

Wheat Futures Profile
Wheat futures fundamental research including contract specs, types of wheat, commodity exchanges traded and trading tips on wheat futures.

Fundamentals For Trading Oat Futures
Profile of oat futures, which includes contract specifications, fundamental research and reports on oats. Oats are traded at the CME Group and they are often one of the least volatile commodities in the grain complex.

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