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Commodities trading course:
What is CFD trading?

What is CFD trading? It's a question that many first-time people ask, whether they are trading Forex, stocks or commodities. 

A CFD, or Contract for Difference, is an agreement between two parties to exchange the difference between the opening price ... more

Commodities trading course:
What moves oil prices?

Every year we have a new story about where the oil market is heading, how the global economy is impacting prices and just how much black gold we actually have left.

So what really moves oil prices?

Just like anything else ... more

Commodities trading course:
101: platinum and palladium

Platinum is traded as an exchange-traded fund – ETF - on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol LSE: PHPT and on the New York Stock Exchange as ticker symbol PPLT.

ETFS Physical Palladium (LSE: PHPD) is listed on the London Stock Exchange as PHPD. more

Commodities trading course:
What is fundamental analysis?

Fundamental analysis is the study of global economic news and indicators affect financial markets.
It covers everything from a company's profits for the year to interest rates. It can range from social change such as a growing middle class in China to essential monetary policy. more

Commodities trading course:
What affects gold prices?

Many things affect gold prices, but there are some interesting indicators.

Here's a commodity trading course guide to some of the most important. more

Commodities trading course:
What is technical analysis?

Technical analysis is the study of past price movements to anticipate future price movements.

It is the basis for the Trading the Easy Way Forex/commodity/stock trading course. Here we see learn the basics for trading the markets using technical analysis. more

Commodities trading course:
Trendline analysis

Trends are one of the most important aspects of technical analysis; here we look at the key elements of using trends to trade the markets.

Unfortunately, when it comes to trading the markets, it's a little more complicated than merely looking for a straight line on our charts. more

Commodities trading course:
What is the Commodity Super Cycle?

The super cycle in commodities has come to an end. So say most commentators, but what exactly is a commodity super cycle and, more importantly, are they right?

What is the Commodity Super Cycle? more

Commodities trading course:
Ways to trade gold


There are four main ways to trade gold online.

For anyone looking to trade gold online, there are a number of ways to make money. more

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