Metals - Active Trader – CME Group

WHAT are gold futures?

Gold futures are based on the precious metal, gold, and are listed as a contract on one of the most widely traded commodity products, offering traders diversifying opportunities in their portfolio.

WHY would you want to trade Gold futures?

  1. Gold is the most watched and diverse commodity in the world.
  2. Plays a role of a "fiat currency" during times of economic stress.
  3. Allows traders to take a position to hedge or profit in a way other commodities cannot. 

HOW DO you trade gold futures?

Precious metals such as gold, silver, platinum and palladium are used to manage risk or to serve as a safe haven for capital during times of financial uncertainty.  There are hedging opportunities and ways to manage risk around supply and demand for both industrial and commercial uses.

Ready to get started trading futures?  You'll need to open an account with a broker.  Click Here to View a Broker List

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Social Sentiment - Gold

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