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Market Perspectives: A Michael Covel Podcast

Bestselling author and entrepreneur Michael Covel is the host of Trend Following Radio with 10+ million listens. Recently Covel interviewed legendary trader and IFM Trustee, Peter Borish, on his views on markets, trading, monetary and fiscal policies, and risk management. Listen to the podcast.

New Fall Course on ESG Derivatives

The innovation and use of ESG derivatives continues to grow expotentially as organizations look for ways to transition to a sustainable economy.   To help understand how ESG derivatives are used in a sustainability strategy, the IFM offers a virtual, live course that provides foundational information on ESG markets and related products that can be used to hedge exposure and and manage a sustainability footprint.

Course Description

Upcoming Events


Fundamentals of Futures & Options (also applicable to NFA Series 3 Exam)

Location
Virtual Live. 2-hour sessions on 5 days.
Start Date


DC Fintech Week | October 2022

Location
Multiple venues Washington DC
Start Date


Derivatives Markets Go Green: ESG, Emissions Trading & More

Location
Virtual, Live Workshop. 120-minute sessions on 2 days.
Start Date

Resources

FIA

FIA is the global trade organization for the futures, options and centrally cleared derivatives markets, with offices in Washington, London, Brussels and Singapore.

Futures Fundamentals

Free education: With clear, easy-to-understand content, the Futures Fundamentals’ website explains the role futures play in our everyday lives and the importance of derivatives markets.

CFTC

As a government agency, the CFTC promotes the integrity, resilience, and vibrancy of the U.S. derivatives markets through sound regulation.

NFA Basic

NFA’s BASIC provides background information about firms and individuals in the derivatives industry, as well as regulatory and non-regulatory actions.