eBook Futures Made Simple, 9th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0730376850
  • ISBN-13: 9780730376859
  • DDC: 332.6452
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 320 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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A further entry level title in the Wrightbooks Made Simple series, Futures Made Simple is an uncomplicated guide to futures for beginners. You don’t need to be a financial wizard, and you don’t need to spend all day glued to a computer screen or pay a financial advisor in order to profitably invest in futures. This book outlines simple, easy-to-understand strategies anyone can use for futures success. The book is a succinct paperback with lower price point and provides the perfect first step into the futures market.Chapters are relativey short and begin with a short intro. Each chapter contains a number of short tips, a few simple examples where appropriate, and finishes with a bulleted summary of key points.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: Trading Futures—Principles and Practice.
2: The History and Evolution of Futures Exchanges.
3: How Futures Work.
4: Who Trades Futures and Why.
5: Trading Mechanics.
6: Risk and Money Management.
7: Natural Commodity Futures Contracts.
8: Grains.
9: Food and Fibre–the ‘Softs’.
10: Livestock—the Meats.
11: Energy Markets.
12: Metals.
13: Financial Markets Futures Contracts.
14: Interest Rates Futures.
15: Equity Index Futures.
Useful Websites.