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Commodity Futures Education

Center for Futures Education, Inc. has been providing futures training courses and self-study materials for more than 30 years. Our customers find that we have high-quality, well-written material that is easy to understand and teaches you what you need to know for your exam, or for basic trading techniques. We offer courses to prepare you for the NFA Series 3 exam and Series 34 exam, as well as the Series 30 exam and Series 31 exam. We also offer flexible-length Futures Ethics Training that lets you document your initial or periodic training for purposes of NFA audits. Training in Anti-Money Laundering regulations is also offered.

FREE: telephone/e-mail tutoring service for our students. Many of our courses are offered in a print version, as well as an online version. Combo packs can be purchased for greater value.

Brokerage firm premiums, such as an online futures calendar and reference guide, and downloadable booklets, are a great way to show your customers how much you appreciate their business.

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Series 6 Study CourseNew!

For those who want to sell only investment company shares and variable annuities, this course is your ticket to passing the Series 6 exam. Choose your "best match" for study materials: printed materials, interactive online training, databank practice exams, and/or live virtual classroom reviews. Material covers more than 900 concepts within the 8 topic areas covered on the Series 6 exam. To order your study materials today, click here.

Series 7 Study Course New!

For those who want to sell all types of securities for FINRA member firms, and for FINRA "general securities" member firms, this course covers the topics you need to know to pass the Series 7 exam. Choose printed materials, interactive online training, databank practice exams, and/or live virtual classroom reviews. Topics include: equity and debt securities, options, derivatives, trading markets, customer accounts and margin, new issues, investment companies and retirement plans, regulations, taxes and tax shelters, and analysis. To get started today, order here!

20 Tips for Getting Hired by a Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) or Introducing Broker (IB) New!

Pointers to help you succeed! 20 actionable, practical tips for wannabe and experienced futures brokers alike. Few people have more experience interviewing, hiring, and training people in the futures industry than Larry Schneider.

Larry tells you how to get a leg up on the job market competition, what's the most important homework you'll ever do, how to find prospects, how to prepare for your job interview, questions you should ask during and after the interview, and finally, proven lessons: invaluable advice for newly hired APs.

Get on the fast track today with your copy of 20 Tips for Getting Hired!

To get a special discount, purchase your Futures Broker Home Study Course and 20 Tips for Getting Hired in our Series 3 Combo Pack.

For those opening Branch Offices, we also have a special discount in our Series 30 Combo Pack.

And for brokerage firms that are tired of interviewing unprepared prospective brokers, give them a copy of Larry's e-book and tell them to come back after they have followed his blueprint. Finally, there's a book that tells people how to get a job in the futures industry! Call for quantity discounts.



Why it's Finally Time to Buy Commodities New!

In the summer of 2008, big investors loved commodities... The Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Index peaked at a value around 240. And Harvard University, a big investor, allocated 8% of its endowment to "public commodities." Now commodities are hated by big investors...

Leverage Makes Futures Viable

Futures contracts are purchased on margin. Buying futures contracts on margin differs materially from buying stock on margin. In the stock market (which is a cash market), when a stock is bought on margin

Derivatives are Developed in Response to Inherent Risks of Doing Business

Thousands of people who have prepared for the Series 3 exam (commodity futures broker license exam) in the United States know that the futures markets developed in the United States during the 1840s as an answer to

An Introduction to the Foreign Exchange Markets

The foreign exchange markets (FOREX) have evolved from the humblest of beginnings to the world’s largest market by dollar volume. With several different entry points

How Options Work

Options come in two varieties: calls and puts. Calls are easier to understand because