F.A.C.T. Future & Commodities Trading

Welcome to the most diversified trading instrument in the financial world. The futures arena has experienced unparalleled expansion with the growth of the global economy. At last, financial products have been created with you, the trader, in mind to fit your busy and demanding lifestyle. Imagine being able to trade almost 24 hours a day, Sunday through Friday, on a single electronic exchange. Participating in markets that include: Commodities (Corn, Wheat, Sugar), Currencies (Euro, Pound, US Dollar), Energy (Crude Oil, Natural Gas), Metals (Gold, Silver), and Stock Indexes (S & P, Dow, NASDAQ).

In F.A.C.T., you will discover particular setups and strategies that can be applied to these products during regular trading hours, pre-market, overnight sessions and economic news releases. Explore markets compatible with your trading personality; are you more of a grains break out enthusiast, precious metals trend trader or an equity index contrarian. Gain an understanding of how futures have the lowest capital requirements compared to other financial instruments. Control risk and margin by trading smaller sized contracts known as the E-mini’s.

No matter your skill set or experience, this course has many insightful dynamics to offer everyone. Several elite charting techniques are taught, including Elliott Wave, Fibonacci, volatility channels, and momentum analysis. Key fundamentals and their effects are explored through economic releases, seasonal cycles, weather, crop reports, supply and demand imbalances, and market perception. Prominent relationships are also highlighted such as the correlation between the U.S. Dollar, Euro and global stock markets.

The F.A.C.T. curriculum has been developed to provide a hands-on and interactive experience. This easy to understand environment will help you take full advantage of all that the futures market has to offer.

F.A.C.T. Future & Commodities Trading Learning Objectives

  • Understand futures contracts and how they work in different markets
  • Discover eight setups including entry, exit and trade management techniques
  • Build confidence forecasting price movement using Elliott Wave and Fibonacci principles
  • Identify various market conditions (trend versus non-trend days) and determine which setups to utilize
  • Apply account management rules based on risk of ruin principles
  • Gain an understanding of margin and leverage as it pertains to the various futures products
  • Develop processes vital to creating personal trading rules and plans inherent to the different futures markets
  • Identify continuation and reversal price patterns including entry, exit and price projections
  • Learning to understand 24-hour market characteristics and the global markets
  • Apply the above strategies to E-mini markets

FACT schedule:

Day 1

  • Futures markets and mechanics
  • Margin requirements
  • Index, currency and commodity futures
  • E-mini’s
  • Risk and Risk of Ruin
  • Agricultural futures
  • Contract specifications
  • Market Fundamentals and Economic reports

Day 2

  • Multiple time frames, moving averages, trend lines, volume characteristics, slowing momentum, and oscillators
  • Market Volatility & Mean Reversion: Bollinger Bands, Keltner and Donchian Channels
  • Market internals
  • Trade setups
  • Gaps
  • Elliott Wave Theory
  • Review exercise

Day 3

  • Fibonacci retracements and extensions
  • Gain an understanding of Fibonacci through hands-on exercises
  • Elliott Wave and Fibonacci combined
  • Price relationships, pattern structures, and time analysis
  • Trade setups
  • Putting it all together
  • Trading psychology
  • Trading plans