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Getting Started in Commodities

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Get this handy roadmap to making money in the commodities market.

Getting Started in Commodities shows you how to successfully invest in the commodities market in futures, stocks, stock indices, and options. The book explains how the commodities market works as well as how investors can identify and track commodity opportunities — using fundamental factors such as supply and demand and technical analysis tools. Fontanills, a seasoned trader and educator, also explains the basis ...

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Overview

Get this handy roadmap to making money in the commodities market.

Getting Started in Commodities shows you how to successfully invest in the commodities market in futures, stocks, stock indices, and options. The book explains how the commodities market works as well as how investors can identify and track commodity opportunities — using fundamental factors such as supply and demand and technical analysis tools. Fontanills, a seasoned trader and educator, also explains the basis of money management, teaches you how to find the best broker, and how to read seasonal chart patterns. Finally, he explores how to build a winning system and test and adjust it for success. Helpful appendices of contract specifications and additional readings are also included.

George A. Fontanills (Miami, FL) is the President Emeritus of Optionetics, the world leader in options education and is also a retired hedge fund manager. Fontanills has written many books, including Trade Options Online (0-471-35938-6), The Volatility Course (0-471-39816-0), and The Volatility Course Workbook (0-471-39817-9).

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470089491
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/9/2007
  • Series: Getting Started In..... Series , #70
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 532
  • Sales rank: 1,376,675
  • Product dimensions: 6.36 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.42 (d)

Meet the Author

George A. Fontanills is the President Emeritus of Optionetics, the world leader in options education, and is also a retired hedge fund manager. Fontanills has written many books, including The Options Course, Trade Options Online, The Volatility Course, and The Index Trading Course, all of which are published by Wiley. He received his MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Acknowledgments.

About the Author.

Chapter 1. What is a Commodity?

Chapter 2. How the Commodity Markets Work.

Chapter 3. Commodity Trading in the Stock Market.

Chapter 4. Commodity Trading in the Index Markets.

Chapter 5. Fundamental Analysis of the Commodity Markets.

Chapter 6. Technical Analysis of the Commodity Markets.

Chapter 7. Elliott Wave Trading for Commodities.

Chapter 8. Options Trading in the Commodity Markets.

Chapter 9. Money Management: Staying in the Game.

Chapter 10. Psychology 101: Winning the Mind Game.

Chapter 11. Trading Commodity-Related Growth Stocks.

Chapter 12. Seasonal Commodity Patterns.

Chapter 13. Brokers and the Online Revolution.

Chapter 14. Putting It All Together.

Appendix.

Glossary.

Index.

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