NFA Investment Fraud GuideAn Educational Guide to Avoiding Investment Fraud

In light of widespread investment fraud within the futures, options and FX industries, the NFA has provided a handbook to avoiding the futures market scams that plague the retail investor.  We urge you to be aware of the fact that there is no easy money to be made in commodities and if somebody is trying to sell you with guaranteed profits or a performance record that looks too good to be true, it probably is...Here are a few red flags to watch out for as you search for a commodity broker.

Click here to read the NFA's guide to scams and swindles.


Futures and Options Trading Booksby Carley Garner

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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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