This course provides an overview of different futures and forward contracts, how they are priced, and various trading strategies such as hedging, speculating, and arbitrage. You will have the opportunity to work through practice examples and learn how to identify key information on Bloomberg Terminal. By the end of this course, you will have an enhanced understanding of futures and forwards which will prepare you for learning other derivatives and advanced strategies.
In Part 1, we will explore:
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
CFI’s Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® program covers all the basic, intermediate, and advanced topics about sales and trading, investment banking, and asset management. This program teaches you trading strategies used in the finance and capital markets industry. It is ideal for students who want to learn how to trade different asset classes. The program is completely online so that you can take it at your own pace, anywhere in the world.
Common career paths for students who take the CMSA® are Sales & Trading, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Treasury, Risk Management, and other capital markets careers.
This futures course is perfect for anyone who would like to build up their understanding of derivatives, specifically futures and forwards. This course is designed to equip anyone who desires to begin a career in the capital markets as a derivatives trader.
6 courses from beginner to intermediate level.01 Optional
8 courses from beginner to intermediate level.02 Required
21 courses in advanced and intermediate levels.03 Required
Submit your CMSA® checklist and order your certificate.04 Required
Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.05 Optional
Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the Capital Markets & Securities Analyst (CMSA)® program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.
The program is a part of the All Access Subscription, which includes all programs and courses.
CFI courses are designed by instructors with over 21 years of financial analyst training experience.