Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group Commodity Reports, Futures Commentary, and Releases


CME Group Exchange, How the World Advances

Learn to Trade Commodities with CME Group Sponsored Reports, Commentary and Research

The CME Group (formerly the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, now merged with the New York Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade) is a valuable source of educational material for traders of all types and sizes.  The CME Group continuously provides information for those wanting to learn how to trade commodities, as well as those interested in sharpening their trading skills.  Please enjoy complimentary access to the following continuously updated commodity options and futures trading resources. 


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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