All About Commodities is the essential primer for anyone interested intrading commodities as well as an invaluable study aid for the NationalCommodity Futures Exam. This book enables the reader to form a solidunderstanding of the markets and their participants, complete withexplanations of trading rules, regulations and terms. Practice examinationsenable readers to test their knowledge. Topics include: Hedging basics;Clearinghouse operations; Introduction to fundamental and technicalanalysis; Trading rules and regulations; Money management.
About the Author
McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and arededicated to improving the lives, careers and interests of readersworldwide.Thomas McCafferty has been involved in the futures business since 1973.He is a Registered Stock Broker and a Registered Securities OptionsPrincipal. Recently, he was Marketing Manager at Evergreen Group, Inc.Before that he oversaw a branch office for Wasendorf & Son Company, anintroducing broker, and managed its marketing efforts. He is the author of several books, including All About Futures, All About Commodities and In-House Telemarketing: A Master Plan for Starting and Managing a ProfitableTelemarketing Program. He is currently working on All About Options, 2ndedition.
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Warsendorf and McCafferty have written a well organized primer for thebeginning commodities trader. As a rank beginner myself, I trulyappreciated the glossary of terms. The nomenclature of this subject isconsiderable; however, the authors introduce the subject on a level thatmost will be able to understand.The title is somewhat misleading as this is not "all" there is to know aboutcommodities, but the authors do not profess to have covered the subject inits entirety. They even give a fairly extensive list of books for furtherreading. What they have done is to cover the major aspects of commoditiestrading in a comprehensive, well-written manner. Though even as abeginner, I would have liked to have had a more thorough explanation of