Stephanie Link, Portfolio Manager, HightowerA Trader's First Book on Commodities by Carley Garner

“As an industry insider and active trader, Carley provides excellent perspective in trading commodities. She simplifies the process and explains in detail how to gain access to the markets and how to avoid the common mistakes for novice traders. This is a must-read and one that has a shelf life as an important resource in commodities trading.” - Stephanie Link, Portfolio Manager, Hightower

 Linda Raschke, LBRGroup/FuturePath

“This easy-to-read introduction to futures trading provides a comprehensive overview while being honest about the risks. If you are as hard-working as Carley is, it will surely whet your appetite to read more about the incredible business of trading commodities!” - Linda Raschke, LBRGroup/FuturePath


Futures and Options Trading Booksby Carley Garner

What People are Saying about Our Commodity Trading Books

Choosing a Futures Broker and Brokerage Service

Full-Service or Online Trading?

The decision to trade online or through a full-service commodity broker will undoubtedly make a large impact on your bottom line.

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A Fair Commission Rate vs. Low Commission

To look at commission rates objectively, we must understand the background of the futures industry and how brokerages accept risk for fees.

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Choosing a Commodity Brokerage Firm

Deciding on a commodity brokerage firm is a significant decision and shouldn’t be taken lightly. Not all traders and brokers are compatible.

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Choosing a Futures and Options Broker

Most traders in search of a futures broker are concerned primarily with trading platforms, commission, and quality guidance.

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The Truth about Futures Commission

The goal of futures trading should be to MAKE money, not SAVE it! Discount commodity brokers cut corners that cost their clients time & money.

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Commodities via Futures or ETFs?

A key difference to trading commodity futures over ETFs is leverage, but there is more to discuss, such as taxes, market hours, and efficiency.

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