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On-Demand Self-Study Course
Professional Development Credit Hours
There is no pre-requisite for this course.


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Basic Overview of Energy Futures (ON-DEMAND) - BOF

Course Summary

The goal of this online training course is to provide an overview of energy futures trading. The course introduces the key features of energy futures contracts and exchanges, futures pricing, as well as who trades futures and why. It covers how exchanges provide performance and credit risk mitigation through clearing and margining, and how futures markets are regulated.

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Course Content

You will learn to:

  • Recognize how futures markets developed
  • Recognize who trades futures and why
  • Identify the key features of energy futures contracts
  • Point out how futures contracts can be settled
  • Distinguish the key drivers of futures pricing
  • Identify the role of the clearinghouse and market regulators
  • Distinguish between physical and futures markets

    Practice exercises and self-assessment quizzes are included to help reinforce key topics introduced throughout the course.

    A comprehensive final test will be given at the end of the course.

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