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Learn how to trade futures with 30-year futures industry expert Dan Gramza, President of Gramza Capital Management and DMG Advisors. In this series of futures education videos, Dan explains how to trade futures in simple, easy-to-understand language. This primer on how to trade commodities and other types of futures contracts such as financial instruments provides valuable information for both novice and experienced futures traders.
Dan Gramza provides an overview of futures trading and explains what makes trading futures markets with TradeStation so attractive to traders.
Running time: 3:50
Dan Gramza covers futures contracts, risk management tools and trading terms in a straightforward and easy-to-digest manner.
Running time: 6:54
Dan Gramza covers the different kinds of futures traders, what they do, and how they do it.
Running time: 5:46
Dan Gramza explains electronic and pit trading, and covers what you’ll need to know if you plan on trading futures.
Running time: 1:40
Dan Gramza provides an in-depth look at the terminology of futures markets.
Running time: 4:05
Dan Gramza explains what happens when a futures contract reaches maturity.
Running time: 6:35
Dan Gramza discusses futures margins, leveraging and pricing concepts in his signature easy-to-understand style.
Running time: 5:53
Dan Gramza shows you how to place and track a futures trade with TradeStation.
Running time: 6:14
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