Webinars

Check out our listing and registrations of upcoming live webinars, as well as archived recorded webinars. The RJO Futures webinars will guide you through the trading process from starting out to strategies to managing risk.

Upcoming Webinars

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An entry level view at getting started in trading futures. Understand the How and Why of futures markets and what market may be right for you. Determine your trading style and understand how professionals approach the markets

  • What you need to know about futures
  • Range of markets available
  • Trading Style – Fundamental vs. Technical
  • The right futures market for you

Futures trading involves the substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. This material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of RJO Futures and is, or is in the nature of, a solicitation.

Whether you’re trading full-time or part-time, trading the markets is a business. Create a plan to determine what trading opportunities suit your lifestyle and work life. Know what kind of trader you are – or want to be, and then engage the markets with a pre-defined trading strategy.

  • Swing trading vs. Day trading
  • Trading opportunities that suit you
  • Time saving tips
  • Using a defined trading strategy

Futures trading involves the substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. This material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of RJO Futures and is, or is in the nature of, a solicitation.

Understand how professionals utilize sound trading strategies to guide them in and out of the markets. What are the key components of a trading strategy, and how can you learn to understand price action to determine precise entries, stops, and profit targets.

  • Key components of a strategy and why you need one
  • How technical analysis differs from trading strategy
  • Why is price action so important?
  • How to implement a trading strategy

Futures trading involves the substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. This material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of RJO Futures and is, or is in the nature of, a solicitation.

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If you are an active futures trader looking for a new way to engage the markets, or if you are a part-time trader looking to increase your exposure but limit your risk, then trading options could be for you! In this webinar we talk about the basics of options, including:

  • The unique features of trading options
  • How to understand options terminology
  • Discover how options are priced and learn to read option quotes
  • How to trade rising and falling markets using options

Futures trading involves the substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. This material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of RJO Futures and is, or is in the nature of, a solicitation.

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Avoid the critical mistakes in this business of trading. Be a student of the markets and focus on mastering the basics of trading for profit while managing risk. Most amateurs take unlimited risks for limited gains, this is not a good business strategy. Learn from the mistakes that you make in the market and be persistent. Trading with a proven strategy can reduce these critical errors.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • How to think in probabilities
  • Find a proven strategy and believe in it
  • Predicting moves in the market, not chasing price
  • Managing the emotional roller coaster
  • Trading decisions based on facts not guess work

Futures trading involves the substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. This material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of RJO Futures and is, or is in the nature of, a solicitation.

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Volatility is a key concept that experienced options traders have had to master in order to achieve consistent results from trading options. It is a crucial aspect that often gets overlooked by newbie traders and can lead to detrimental consequences. If implied and historical volatility is all ‘greek’ to you, then you could find value by joining this webinar!

During this webinar you will learn:

  • What moves the price of an option
  • The difference between historical & implied volatility
  • How to spot regimes of high and low volatility
  • Which option strategies to apply and when
  • How to read price action to support your option trades

Futures trading involves the substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. This material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of RJO Futures and is, or is in the nature of, a solicitation.

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Learning about foreign currency futures trading can add a broad range of new products to your trading routine. In this session we’ll cover many of the critical elements that you’ll need to know regarding currency futures (also known as FX Futures). FX Futures trade 24 hours a day, 5 1/2 days a week. This is a very technical market that traders can potentially utilize to trade the markets outside of normal U.S. stock market hours – with good volume and volatility. Depending on where you live and your work schedule, Forex futures may be a good fit for your trading enterprise.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • What makes FX a good market to trade?
  • Benefits of trading foreign currency
  • Typical trends within FX futures
  • An FX futures trading strategy

Futures trading involves the substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. This material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of RJO Futures and is, or is in the nature of, a solicitation.

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Learning about agricultural futures trading can add a broad range of new products to your trading routine. In this session we’ll cover many of the critical elements that you’ll need to know regarding agricultural futures. From grains to meats, agricultural futures are a constant around the world. Agriculture is for an active trader, as it can depend on anything from currency to weather.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • Agricultural Commodities 101
  • Benefits of trading agricultural futures
  • Basic technical analysis and trading strategy applicable to these markets

Futures trading involves the substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. This material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of RJO Futures and is, or is in the nature of, a solicitation.

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This session will assist you in identifying good technical trade setups on the charts and the key components of your entry and risk in this market. Equity futures are very technical in nature and are traded by professionals around the globe. Learn the equity futures market and understand what you need to know when trading these instruments. Learn the Gap trade strategy to help build consistency in this market.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • Keys to the index futures market
  • Benefits of trading equity futures
  • What you should know about trading these instruments
  • Using the Gap trade strategy to build consistency

Futures trading involves the substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. This material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of RJO Futures and is, or is in the nature of, a solicitation.

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New and struggling traders can often experience a roller coaster of emotions when trading. Contrary to popular belief the markets don’t have it in for you personally! Although, some days it will feel like this if you let it.
Developing a good trader’s mindset is paramount to becoming a successful trader. Join us for this live and interactive webinar where we dissect the optimal trader psychology and the 7 steps you can begin following today to improve yours.
In this session we will cover:

  • Profits and Losses: How they both impact on you mentally;
  • How experienced traders shift their mental approach to overcome their trading obstacles;
  • How to protect your emotional capital;
  • The 7 steps to achieving a better trading psychology.

Futures trading involves the substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. This material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of RJO Futures and is, or is in the nature of, a solicitation.

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Energy commodities are arguably the most political and tactical commodity in the global economy. The price of energy not only affects industries but affects every man, woman and child. Every time a light switch is turned on or motor vehicle is started, energy comes into play.
Trading energy futures has long been the realm of the professional trader but these markets are available to everyone to capitalize on the long-term trends that regularly occur.
In this webinar we will look at the following:

  • Energy Commodities 101
  • Benefits of trading energy futures
  • Basic technical analysis and trading strategy applicable to these markets

Futures trading involves the substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. This material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of RJO Futures and is, or is in the nature of, a solicitation.

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Since the dawn of time, precious and non-precious metals have been used to develop and to shape civilization. From being used to build infrastructure to defining wealth, they are an integral part of modern day society and an extremely important commodity.
In this webinar we will delve into the details of what are metals and metal futures along with how you can capitalize on the high volatility in this asset class by trading them through some of the largest exchanges on the planet.
In this webinar we will look at the following:

  • Metals and metal futures basics
  • The benefits of trading this asset class
  • Technical analysis and trading strategy applicable to these markets

Futures trading involves the substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. This material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of RJO Futures and is, or is in the nature of, a solicitation.

Archived Webinars

A comprehensive introduction to Managed Futures, what it can do for your financial portfolio, and what to look for in a Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA). Learn how to utilize Managed Futures to protect your investments.

  • What are Managed Futures
  • Optimizing your portfolio
  • The Tangible Benefits – Regulated, Transparent, and Liquid
  • Finding the right CTA for you

Whether you are a discretionary or systematic trader or a combination of both, join this webinar to learn how traders use software to automate trades or visualize and place orders off the chart. Manage results and your strategies by performing Monte Carlo reporting. This live webinar will conclude with a helpful question and answer session.

  • Trading from the Chart
  • Analyzing your trading strategies and account with Monte Carlo Analysis
  • Semi Automated Trading tools

Trade Navigator has Visual Order entry trading right from the charts so you can pick the times and prices to place your orders. For times when you may not be at your PC, there is a complete trade management system equipped with Semi and Fully automated trading with fast execution. You can then improve your strategy results and money management using Monte Carlo reporting.

RJO Futures introduces Bell Curve Trading, an independent research firm that has been covering the major equity, fixed income, currency and commodity markets for over 20 years. Bell Curve uniquely focuses on the most compelling dynamic in any market: Supply and Demand. Bell Curve’s statistical methodology visually and mathematically shows traders what the supply and demand profile is for any exchange traded market, in any time frame, by charting the distribution of trading volume over price and time. Bell Curve Trading adds value to traders and investors by:

  • Providing short, intermediate, and long term strategies in 40 global markets
  • Mapping out entry points, profit objectives, exit strategies, and risk management parameters
  • Reaffirming or challenging a directional bias, identifying when the market is at risk, and determining when to add or subtract from a core position
  • Requiring no subscription contract so we must prove our value every day

Bell Curve Trading System Free Trial: Each participant (who is not already a current subscriber) will be provided a free thirty-day trial of Bell Curve Trading’s system along with access to the Bell Curve Trading executive team for questions and training.