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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.

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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!


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