|CME Group is excited to offer a free, online education course on financial futures and options, featuring David Gibbs, Director of Education at CME Group.
What you’ll learn
Designed for trading and investment professionals, the course starts with an in-depth introduction to our benchmark Interest Rate, Equity Index and FX futures and options contracts, reviewing important contract details, pricing quotations, and settlement and trading mechanics. The introduction to options lesson includes an overview of options terms, put/call parity, and the “Greeks.”
The second part of the course explores practical applications of exchange-traded derivatives (ETDs) as effective trading and risk management tools. Learn how to analyze the price of futures versus cash markets, and how to evaluate ETDs as an effective tool for your portfolio. Discover the best trading strategies using options for FX, US Treasury, STIRs, and Equity Index products.
Follow up with a live Q/A session
During the course you can submit questions directly to our instructor and sign up for one of the live Q&A sessions where your questions will be answered.
If you are a GARP member, you’ll receive 12 credit hours for completing the course.
To begin the course, login or create a CME login below.