Utilize products like ETFs, futures and related stocks; and size up or down based on your risk tolerance or account type
Take advantage of unique relationships to balance out your portfolio such as the gold-silver ratio and grain pairs
Benefit from binary events and the price movements they cause. From geopolitical headlines to supply and demand reports, a wide variety of news impacts commodity markets
Diversify your portfolio with metals, minerals, grains, food, energy, raw materials, and currencies
Engage in commodity-related sectors & companies in emerging markets
Take advantage of in-play commodity markets without storing or owning physical materials
You can trade commodity stocks, options, futures and futures options on our award-winning platform.1 Balance your portfolio with the products of your choice to make it work for your investment goals.
Some of the energy commodities you can trade are coal, crude oil, micro crude oil, e-mini crude oil, Henry Hub natural gas, e-mini natural gas. Non-energy commodities include agricultural underlyings such as corn, mini corn, soybeans, mini soybeans, Chicago SRW wheat, and mini-Chicago SRW wheat. Metals also fall under non-energy commodities and include gold, micro gold, copper, platinum, silver and micro silver.
Add probability to your commodity assumption and consider incorporating bullish, bearish and neutral futures options strategies.
Enter the commodity market by investing in a physical commodity with stocks or exchange traded funds (ETFs).
Commodity futures cover a variety of asset classes and are available to trade 23/5.2.
Below is a list of some widely traded commodity futures on our platform.
|CME outright futures|
|Crude oil (/CL)|
|Natural Gas (/NG)|
There are various futures options you can trade on the tastyworks platform:
|Product||Option Style||Deliverable||Time of settlement3|
|/ZC||American||Future||1:20 pm CT|
|/ZS||American||Future||1:20 pm CT|
|/ZW||American||Future||1:20 pm CT|
|/CL||American||Future||1:30 pm CT|
|/NG||European||Cash||1:30 pm CT|
|/GC||American||Future||12:30 pm CT|
|/SI||American||Future||12:30 pm CT|
|/SPRE||American||Future to Cash||3:00 pm CT|
With tastyworks, you can explore and trade various commodity markets from energy markets like Natural Gas and WTI Crude; to Metals and Grains. Some of the well-known commodities you can choose from on our platform include:
|Natural Gas (UNG)|
|Corn ETF (CORN)|
|IShares Silver ETF (SLV)|
|U.S. Oil Fund (USO)|
|SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD)|
|Gold Miners (GDX)|
|Wheat ETF (WEAT)|
|Energy ETF (XLE)|
|Oil & Gas ETF (XOP)|
When trading commodities with tastyworks, you can reduce your overall costs by paying lower commissions.
Take a look at the low commissions of trading commodities:
|Product||Opening commission (per contract)4||Closing commission (per contract)4|
|Smalls Futures Options||$0.50||$0.00|
|Stocks and ETFs||$0.00 unlimited shares||$0.00|
Commodities are economic goods. They can be raw materials (like corn or oil) that are used in production, or natural resources (energy, metals, grains). Commodities are traded in the market using futures contracts or commodity-linked stocks or ETFs.
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2Futures trading hours vary by product. See here for details.
3Final settlement based on the latest trade price.
4Applicable exchange, clearing, and regulatory fees still apply to all opening and closing trades.