StoneX Financial Europe and StoneX Financial Inc – FCM Division, are to co-host the StoneX School of Futures, a virtual programme designed to introduce the world of Futures to retail traders, speculators, investors, traders and university students who are looking for new and unique trading or career opportunities.
The comprehensive, 40-hour course will span 10 half-day sessions occurring every Tuesday and Thursday from June 1 through 1 July, 2021. Each session will be conducted in an exciting, interactive and fun way, including a hands-on, practical Futures Trading Simulation.
More than 30 skilled international educators and savvy practitioners will present fundamental, technical and practical information on virtually every Futures industry concept, including trading applications. The School of Futures will delve deep into the world of commodities, so that participants can learn how to trade the products available in each of the major Futures industry complexes, including Currencies, Stock Indexes, Precious & Industrial Metals, Agricultural, Interest Rates, Softs, and Energy.
“As one of the leading Futures Commission Merchants, StoneX Financial Inc. is a strong believer in providing the education, products and services to help customers of all knowledge levels achieve their market goals. The industry is seeing more and more traders looking for opportunities to incorporate Commodity Futures and Options into their trading portfolios. As such, we believe it is our role to develop the StoneX School of Futures, a dedicated pure education program which is second to none in the industry or academia,” says Clayton Passero, Managing Director, Head of Futures Online at StoneX Financial Inc – FCM Division.
Some of the topics to be covered include Development of the Futures Industry, Unique Market Terminology, Types of Market Participants, Speculating & Risk Management Concepts, Futures & Option Contracts, Technical & Fundamental Analysis, Spreads, Volatility, Pricing, and Speculative Applications, among others. To see the full agenda with speakers and topics listed, please click here.
“We worked closely with both our in-house market experts and our guest speakers to develop a comprehensive training course on Futures Markets. This course is designed to address the uncertainties many traders have entering a new marketplace. We firmly believe the StoneX School of Futures will give all traders, regardless of skill level, the tools and skillsets they need to effectively incorporate Futures and Options into their trading strategies,” says Passero.
The StoneX School of Futures will cost USD500 per attendee, with discounted rates available to university students. The registration fee includes participation in the “live” virtual sessions, e-copies of the presentations, access to the recorded sessions, and the ability to compete against other participants using the Futures Trading Simulation.