Managed Futures (CTA) Database

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Find commodity trading advisor software and solutions reviewed in our vendor directory. But if you begin trading one of these systems without evidence that it really works you could find your investment balance quickly reduced to 0. If you want to use a Forex trading method, a sensible approach is to back-test and forward test it using software or on paper prior to putting any real money at risk.

Individuals and companies who have provided advice to fewer than 15 people in the past year, those who disseminate specific kinds of educational materials, those who are registered as certain other types of financial advisors or who are educators and those who fall into several other categories outlined in the Commodity Exchange Act are exempt from the registration requirement.

Finally, unlike equity prices, which tend to trend up gradually like a hot air balloon but face steep declines (typically from negative news), commodities have the reverse effect – prices typically descend gradually, but surge when there’s a sudden supply shortage.

Futures trading in the commodities exchanges has only helped farmers in discovering the likely future price of their produce and it is only the failure of government in maintaining buffer stocks to average out the resulting price rise in a situation of genuine short supply, which has resulted in rise in prices of wheat.

(2) It shall be unlawful for any commodity trading advisor, associated person of a commodity trading advisor, commodity pool operator, or associated person of a commodity pool operator registered under this chapter to represent or imply in any manner whatsoever that such person has been sponsored, recommended, or approved, or that such person’s abilities or qualifications have in any respect been passed upon, by the United States or any agency or officer thereof.

Worldwide, there are over 29 major commodity futures exchanges that trade commodities ranging from energy, agricultural products, metals, livestock to cement in over 15 countries including the United States, China, Japan, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Malaysia and Brazil.

TradersCockpit intraday screener for Commodities and currencies runs in live market on intraday basis for every 30 and 60 minutes tick and filters out commodities and currencies after scanning all the commodities and currencies traded on MCX exchange and supports all the major technical indicators computed on intraday time frame and updates them live within market hours.

Zero brokerage accounts offer account opening across many different segments including the BSE, NSE, MCX, NCDEX etc.Besides just equities, zero brokerage plans are available for options trading, and even derivatives trading in India (one-time life fees for some accounts).

The risk of loss in trading futures contracts or commodity options can be substantial, and therefore investors should understand the risks involved in taking leveraged positions and must assume responsibility for the risks associated with such investments and for their results.

Each day, for all active futures and option contract markets, the Commission’s market surveillance staff monitors the daily activities of large traders, key price relationships, and relevant supply and demand factors in a continuous review for potential market problems.