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CME Group Risk Management Workshop

CME Group Risk Management Workshop

9:00 to 9:15 - Welcome & Introductory Comments 
- CME Group Representatives & Advance Trading Representatives

9:15 to 10:30 - What is CME? - CME Group Representative 

- Who are the market participants?

- Outlining commodity exchange regulations 

- A basic introduction to using futures and options

10:30 to 10:45 - Break

10:45 to 12:00 - Who are ATI? - Advance Trading Representative 

- An introduction to ATI's trading philosophy 

- Overview of terminology, functions and types of spread 

- Using options and futures in grain merchandising 

- Understanding the mechanics of calendar spreads

12:00 to 1:00 - Lunch

1:00 to 2:30 - Fundamental recap of commodity markets and why risk management tools are important - Advance Trading Representative

- Overview of current US commodity and ethanol markets with a focus on logistic challenges and impact to global trade

- Outlook for continued volatility in commodity markets

- Expanding on using options and futures in merchandising scenarios

- Practical commercial use of calendar spread options

2:30 to 2:45 - Break

2:45 to 3:30 - Innovation and progression - CME Group Representative

- Breakdown of new CME Group products

- Summary of the direction CME is heading: Regulations and beyond

3:30 to 4:30 - A practical guide to the next steps - Advance Trading Representative 

- How to open accounts: The general information needed 

- How do margin calls work? Detailed walk through examples

4:30 to 5:00 - Closing Comments

- CME Group Representatives & Advance Trading Representatives

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