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/Skype 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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Combo-Pak Series 31 and Series 7
For those who want to sell all types of securities for FINRA member firms, and for FINRA "general securities" member firms, as well as wanting to collect the trailing commissions on Futures Managed Funds, this Combo-Pak covers the topics you need to know to pass the Series 7 exam and the Series 31 exam. Topics for Series 7 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. Topics for Series 31 include: General Market Knowledge, General Regulations, CPO/CTA Regulations, CPO/CTA Disclosure Documents, "Know Your Customer" Rule, Disclosure by CTAs and CPOs Required for Upfront Fees, and Promotional Materials. To order your study materials today, click here.
Series 7 Study Course
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
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