Futures Pricing and Commodity Futures

Futures Pricing and Commodity Futures
Corporate Finance Institute (CFI) on-demand courses are designed for finance professionals and industry practitioners who want to master the art of corporate finance. The courses move through three levels of mastery for anyone looking to be an expert in financial modeling, valuation, and financial analysis. Participants typically include professionals in entry to mid-level positions in financial planning and analysis (FP&A), corporate development, treasury, investor relations, and capital markets. All participants are automatically issued certificates of completion after successfully finishing each course.

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This Intermediate Futures & Forwards (Part 1) course provides an overview of different futures and forward contracts, how they are priced, and various trading strategies such as hedging, speculating, and arbitrage. You will have the opportunity to work through practice examples and learn how to identify key information on Bloomberg Terminal. By the end of this course, you will have an enhanced understanding of futures and forwards which will prepare you for learning other derivatives and advanced strategies.

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify what futures and forwards are, and how they can be used
  • Understand how to calculate futures prices and identify if they are in contango or backwardation markets
  • Explain how to identify an arbitrage opportunity using futures and forwards
  • Understand how market makers help the derivatives market flourish
CPD- 3 Hours
4/1/2022 - 3/31/2023 11:59 PM