An Introduction to U.S. Commodity Futures Markets: A Historical Perspective Along with Commodity Trading Principles

This paper provides an introduction to U.S. commodity futures markets, which is especially relevant for individuals in developing markets who are newly embracing market solutions to financial uncer ...

Author(s):

Hilary Till

Research Associate, EDHEC-Risk Institute
Principal, Premia Research LLC

This paper provides an introduction to U.S. commodity futures markets, which is especially relevant for individuals in developing markets who are newly embracing market solutions to financial uncertainty. The paper specifically covers the following topics: (1) the beginning, transformation, and current challenges for U.S. commodity futures markets; (2) design considerations for a commodity futures program; and (3) a concrete example of a commodity investment process in action.

Type: Working paper
Date: le 01/08/2016
Research Cluster : Finance

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