Top Commodity Broker Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Commodity Broker. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Commodity Broker resumes they appeared on. For example, 9.9% of Commodity Broker resumes contained Financial News as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Commodity Broker actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Commodity Broker resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Financial News

high Demand
Here's how Financial News is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Monitored world markets and followed financial news and developments.
  • Monitor world markets and follow financial news and developments to ensure current knowledge.

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2. Client Relationships

high Demand
Here's how Client Relationships is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Provided unsurpassed levels of customer support, strengthening client relationships while pursuing new business.
  • Maintained client relationships and oversaw daily trading activities.
  • Created and maintained a prospective client database and managed client relationships through the entire sales cycle.
  • Solicited and managed client relationships for managed futures accounts and online trading accounts using the Alaron suite of products and services.
  • Foster client relationships through evaluation of client portfolio, asset allocation and suitability needs offering consultative recommendations and solutions.
  • Leveraged various strategies to facilitate profitable executions and successfully managed and cultivated client relationships to ensure long-term growth.

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3. New Accounts

high Demand
Here's how New Accounts is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Develop new accounts and manage existing institutional accounts, providing execution and clearing to ensure satisfaction and compliance.
  • Prospected potential clients from online advertising and successfully cultivated new accounts monthly.
  • Established new accounts through solicitation and referrals.
  • Make calls to existing clients for account upgrades, setting appointments with prospective clients and closing deals on new accounts.
  • Worked with Senior Brokers and assisted in opening new accounts with FCM clearing firm through telemarketing warm prospects.
  • Prospected for new accounts while managing existing client relationships to grow client base and drive revenue growth.
  • Set company record for most money in new accounts opened in a single month ($283,000)
  • Established new accounts on a regular basis due to strong reputation and rapport with clients.
  • Established new accounts at a minimum of US $25,000 dollars for BRITISH DEALER.
  • Established new accounts, servicing existing accounts, and transferred accounts from other firms.
  • Developed new markets, created new accounts, and implemented sales best practices.
  • Created new accounts, fostering existing relationships and developing new markets.
  • Received multiple awards for highest production and most new accounts.
  • Generated new accounts, sustained and serviced existing clients.
  • Top new accounts and money raised for 4/96.
  • Opened the new accounts and discussed client expectations.
  • Identify potential clients and solicit for new accounts.
  • Ranked first in new accounts every month.
  • Set company record for new accounts opened.
  • Procured new accounts through cold calling.

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4. Market Research

high Demand
Here's how Market Research is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Engaged in market research and helped develop hedging strategies using complex option positions.
  • Conducted market research based on client investment portfolios.
  • Conduct market research and procurement of required items.
  • Selected Accomplishments: Preformed market research and reviewed economic trends.
  • Performed ongoing customer/market research and demographic profiling to identify and capitalize on unmet market needs ahead of the curve.
  • Conducted market research to identify current and potential trends establishing risk mitigation and profit margin.

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5. New Clients

high Demand
Here's how New Clients is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Conducted 30 future trading training seminars for over 350 participants that resulted in 15 new clients
  • Assisted senior traders with client servicing; opening accounts to building relationships with new clients.
  • Participated in trade shows (money shows) to generate new clients.
  • Garnered 374 new clients and developed company's customer retention strategy.
  • Execute Risk Management strategies for new clients and existing clients.
  • Ranked among top-producing new Brokers in creating new clients.
  • Attained and developed new clients through marketing.
  • Contacted new clients and established new account.
  • Prospected for new clients over the telephone.
  • Open trading accounts with new clients.

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6. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Developed effective working relationships with institutional customers and internal operations resources to identify and deliver superior customer service.
  • Cultivated and maintained client relationships through strategic networking & customer service.
  • Placed orders, discussed markets and dealt with customer service questions in a middle sized FCM.
  • Managed accounts, provided customer service and collections for current as well as previous clients.
  • Forged strategic alliances with client base by executing high levels of customer service support.
  • Executed Orders, handled margin calls, and provided customer service for 250 accounts
  • Offered all types of customer services for all aspects of account maintenance.
  • Maintain excellent customer service by assisting clients with trades and trading disputes.
  • Provided the highest level of customer service by meeting the customer needs.
  • Provided customer service to my book of clients.
  • Maintained a high commitment to customer service, investor education & use of technology - including analytics software.

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7. Commodity

high Demand
Here's how Commodity is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Traveled throughout the United States teaching fundamental and technical analysis to stockbrokers/commodity brokers and individual investors.
  • Raised capital and managed individual commodity portfolios, non-discretionary, and managed futures account.
  • Discussed suitability of commodity trading with prospects depending on experience and financial situation.
  • Researched commodity products, analyzed market trends and proposed investment recommendations to clients.
  • Advised investment clients on sophisticated commodity option strategies.
  • Analyzed and identify any risk in commodity market.
  • Prospected and maintained customers accounts for commodity trading
  • Solicited potential customers to open commodity-hedging accounts.
  • Manage ten energy commodity accounts.
  • Monitor and analyze the Equities and Commodity markets on a daily basis to maximize clients' portfolios on a daily basis.
  • Serviced retail/commercial clients as a licensed Series 3 commodity broker, including both hedgers and speculators primarily in the grain markets.
  • Diagnose the commodity market by extracting key information to locate the feasible invest opportunity and measure the risk of the opportunity.
  • Registered stock and commodity broker (Series 3 and Series 7 licenses) specializing in cattle management and marketing.
  • Acquire and maintain hedge fund and bank relationships for the purpose of optimizing market view through best attainable commodity.
  • Raised over $5.5 M investment capital to trade futures and options across currency, commodity and financial exchanges.
  • Analyze commodity markets in real time, gauge likeliness of potential future direction, and advise clients accordingly.
  • Executed orders to buy or sell commodity contracts, including futures, options and similar financial derivatives.
  • Originated a five person desk for soft and agricultural commodity brokerage, reporting directly to CEO.
  • Worked as sales assistant for first 6 months and was promoted to export commodity broker.
  • Cash grain merchandiser and Series 3 commodity broker focusing on the grain complex.

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8. Commodity Futures

high Demand
Here's how Commodity Futures is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Received Series 3 Commodity Futures Brokerage License Commodity futures trading broker Advised clients of futures and options trading opportunities
  • Brokered commodity futures contracts and advised clients regarding investments in a range of commodity-related trading vehicles.
  • Developed retail, institutional and managed futures customer base for trading commodity futures and options.
  • Solicited speculative capital to increase liquidity within the regulated commodity futures markets.
  • Communicate daily with energy traders to provide clarity and discuss potential purchases and sells in the complex commodity futures market.
  • Placed orders in the commodity futures market, heavy typing, general receptionist and secretarial duties.
  • Trade a variety of investment vehicles including commodity futures, equities, and options.
  • Advised clients on market conditions of commodity futures and options.
  • Traded commodity futures for personal and client accounts.
  • Traded commodity futures contracts and options on CBOT, CME, NYMEX, and ICE.

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9. Risk Management

high Demand
Here's how Risk Management is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Consulted with clients regarding risk management strategies to increase their P&L and leverage their balance sheet.
  • Developed innovative strategies for training employees in trading techniques, economics, risk management and sales.
  • Trained over 50 junior brokers in fields such as sales techniques and risk management.
  • Created risk management strategies for client accounts.
  • Licensed Insurance Agent in Property/Casualty/Life/Banking services/financial services/risk management
  • Coordinated and administrated casualty service teams in providing brokering and risk management consultation to client base.

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10. Market Conditions

high Demand
Here's how Market Conditions is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Executed orders accurately and efficiently for institutional accounts on trading floor while reacting to market conditions to capture real-time gain opportunities.
  • Demonstrated excellent ability in supporting fellow brokers by communicating changing market conditions to clients.
  • Develop trading strategies by reviewing investment information and monitoring market conditions.
  • Analyzed economic and agricultural reports concerning market conditions.
  • Deposited clients' funds in long-term and short-term investments, kept clients abreast of market conditions and the most promising investments.
  • Inform other traders, managers, or customers of market conditions, including volume, price, competition, and dynamics.
  • Deposited clients' funds in short term and long-term investments, keeping clients abreast of changing market conditions.
  • Monitored market conditions and advised clients on trading commodities increasing wealth for their portfolio.
  • Informed customers of changing market conditions in a dynamic market place minute to minute.

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11. Technical Analysis

high Demand
Here's how Technical Analysis is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Conduct daily market research including technical analysis to identify trends.
  • Utilized technical analysis to develop trade recommendations.
  • Research: Conducted market research of industry trends using economic research, technical analysis, and industry reports.
  • Manage trade positions and perform advanced technical analysis with CQG trading software.
  • Committed company capital to maintain market stabilization and generate trading profits employing market, industry, financial and technical analysis.
  • Utilize strong technical analysis skills and developed expertise to successfully execute complex trades and transactions electronically.

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12. Foreign Currency

high Demand
Here's how Foreign Currency is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Retail commodities broker responsible for trading client accounts in the financial, foreign currency and precious medals markets
  • Account Manager raised equity for managed Foreign Currency Funds, Obtained Intensive trading in economic and fiscal policy.
  • Served on Committees for "Price Limits" and "Foreign Currency" helping to establish guidelines and self-regulating Exchange policies.

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13. Futures Markets

high Demand
Here's how Futures Markets is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Provided clients with daily technical analysis, and market commentary of the Stock Index Futures Markets.
  • Identified technical trends and fundamental changes in futures markets.
  • Traded client funds in futures markets during the day.
  • Provided liquidity to futures markets globally via electronic platform.
  • Computerized trading of all commodities futures markets
  • Gained extensive working knowledge of the fundamental and technical analysis of the commodities futures markets.

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14. Precious Metals

high Demand
Here's how Precious Metals is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Generated sector-based relative value trade ideas in high yield energy and precious metals.
  • Opened new investment accounts in Precious Metals, such as Silver and Gold.
  • Learned about the world of precious metals, and tracked trades.
  • Specialized in brokering precious metals and foreign currencies.
  • Broker of precious metals and Commodities Sold commodities, gold, and silver
  • Worked as analyst in precious metals for floor brokerage.

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15. Customer Base

average Demand
Here's how Customer Base is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Discussed trading strategies with customer base.
  • Boosted foreign and domestic customer base while surpassing revenue targets year-over-year due to exemplary partnership building and competitive tactics.
  • Managed existing customer base, while developing new business for freight transportation Company.
  • Identified market niche and developed customer base into a lucrative business segment.
  • Establish new business to business customers while maintaining existing customer base.
  • Assimilate and convey bunker/oil market information for distribution to customer base.

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16. High NET

average Demand
Here's how High NET is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Contacted high net worth individuals and recommended investment opportunities based on their financial needs.
  • Developed strategic marketing campaigns, targeting high net worth individuals and corporate executives.
  • Participated in consultative investment strategy and retirement planning for high net worth clients.
  • Utilized up to 25 different trading platforms and financial management systems to assist high net worth clients in achieving financial success.
  • Helped maintain portfolio near worth 15 million dollars, also increased it size in the process through high net worth individuals.
  • Solicited business of high net worth personnel by bringing them stock recommendations, which successfully met their investment objectives and goals.

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17. Nymex

average Demand
Here's how Nymex is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Assisted individuals in purchasing commodities from the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) and Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)
  • Deal entry and confirmations into ICE, NYMEX, and NODAL exchanges.
  • Facilitated cooperation and sharing of experience between NYMEX and emerging Moscow Commodities Exchange.
  • Traded personal Account as an Active Seat Lease Member on NYMEX.
  • Assisted market's largest commodities traders on the NYMEX, COMEX and Chicago Futures Exchanges.
  • Reconciled trade activities with Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and NYMEX.

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18. Customer Orders

average Demand
Here's how Customer Orders is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Executed customer orders for the purpose of billing brokerage.
  • Managed heavy daily volume of customer orders in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Executed customer orders for oil companies and financial institutions.
  • Provided execution for customer orders in listed equities.
  • Represented major institutional customer orders.
  • Customized and channeled customer orders to the correct order routing destinations and algorithmic choices suggested by each client.

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19. Cold Calls

average Demand
Here's how Cold Calls is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Make cold calls for sales-meeting, convey reasonable motivations to them, and turn them into real clients.
  • Established client base of $150,000 through 100-150 cold calls per day and inbound lead follow up.
  • Make cold calls and assist with incoming customer business.
  • Averaged 500 cold calls per day.
  • Generated new lease business from a program of cold calls and on site visits to equipment manufacturers and distributors.
  • Position activities included actively making 150 cold calls per day to clients and potential clients.

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20. Futures Contracts

average Demand
Here's how Futures Contracts is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Invested clients' funds in agricultural futures contracts listed on the Chicago Board of Trade !
  • Negotiate price and volume between buyers and sellers of electricity and natural gas futures contracts.
  • Implemented hedge strategies with futures contracts and options to protect profits and inventories.
  • Traded futures contracts in various markets, including 30-year bonds, 10-year notes and stock indexes.
  • Traded financial-futures contracts and commodities on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

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21. Hedge Funds

average Demand
Here's how Hedge Funds is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Build and manage accounts with institutional traders, hedge funds and high net worth individuals.
  • Interacted extensively with institutional clients, hedge funds, and high net worth individuals.
  • Negotiated contracts and developed additional positive relationships with hedge funds, banks and major producers.
  • Managed large high profile accounts including financial energy end-users, producers, banks, utilities, and hedge funds.
  • Expand and maintain professional relationships with trading accounts including banks, hedge funds and portfolio managers.
  • Facilitated on-time filing of IRS 1065 and related K-1 forms for the hedge funds and hundreds of limited partnership investors.

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22. Market Information

average Demand
Here's how Market Information is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Provided order execution services and daily market information to agricultural clients.
  • Executed orders and discussed market information with agricultural clients.
  • Provided customers with market information such as market letters and technical advice.
  • Provide investment advice and market information to clients.
  • Executed corporate bond trades for broker/dealers while providing market information continuously.
  • Negotiated bids and offers between dealers, gathered market information, updated inventory status, and posted clients of trading activity.

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23. Investment Strategies

average Demand
Here's how Investment Strategies is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Identified and qualified customer needs, developed investment strategies for commodity future contracts and options.
  • Advised on investment strategies, including hedging and option trading in over 20 different futures markets.
  • Constructed investment strategies for high net worth clients using asset allocation and managed futures products.
  • Developed market specific investment strategies and client sales presentations for each market.
  • Managed trading accounts and assisted in maintaining client investment strategies !
  • Advised clients on organizational issues to minimize federal and state tax liabilities and improve their profit margins and overall investment strategies.

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24. Customer Relationships

average Demand
Here's how Customer Relationships is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Managed ongoing customer relationships for repeat business.
  • Developed customer relationships with all upper level management of Fortune 500 companies to expand existing accounts and cultivate new business.
  • Developed and retained customer relationships by delivering full-range services in the commodity futures and options industry.
  • Develop or maintain supplier or customer relationships.
  • Developed new customer relationships through continuous dialogue and client meetings.
  • Managed customer relationships and handled all customer service issues.

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25. CME

average Demand
Here's how CME is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Acquired membership within the COMEX division of the CME Group.
  • Reconciled trades using the CME Groups Front End Clearing software.
  • Filled futures and options orders on an OTC desk using the CME Clearport and ICE clearing systems.
  • Acquired settlement prices from the CME, performed overnight processing using GMI, Rolfe and Nolan, Daiwa Securities.
  • Traded commodity spreads through technical/fundamental analysis, focusing on CME Copper.
  • Served as teacher and mentor for CME floor brokerage new members.

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26. Specific Trades

average Demand
Here's how Specific Trades is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Monitor specific trades through technical analysis of market trends and advise clients to trade or liquidate positions.
  • Monitored specific trades, advising clients to trade or liquidate if there were substantial losses or profits.
  • Monitor specific trades, advising clients to liquidate or trade based upon key market indicators.

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27. Option Contracts

average Demand
Here's how Option Contracts is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Called to floor to get most up to date BID/ASK on option contracts that were OTM when structuring collar trades.

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28. NFA

average Demand
Here's how NFA is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Passed NFA (National Futures Association) examination with a 90% rating
  • Registered with the NFA as a floor broker.

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29. Business Development

average Demand
Here's how Business Development is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Leveraged past relationships to execute on business development and sales opportunities.
  • Provided exemplary leadership in trading, business development and operations.
  • Worked as Client liaisons for new business development and generated many new avenues of revenue for the company.
  • Concentrated on new business development for the firm and managed existing client relationships.
  • Showed superior teamwork in all aspects of desk activities including new business development sales stratagems, cross-selling distribution and client management.
  • Provide high-level brokerage services and responsible for business development, partner relationship management as well as HR management and risk mitigation.

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30. Cftc

low Demand
Here's how Cftc is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Ensured that customers adhered to CFTC rules.
  • Completed Series 7 and CFTC requirements.

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31. Oversaw

low Demand
Here's how Oversaw is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Key Accomplishments: Oversaw advertising, margins, risk mitigation, trade recommendations, and regulatory compliance.

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32. Customer Accounts

low Demand
Here's how Customer Accounts is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Worked effectively and accurately balancing numerous customer accounts recorded and balanced all daily transactions using the DAWIA and UBITRADE bookkeeping system.
  • Traded customer accounts for the largest holder/trader of Coffee, Sugar & Cocoa.
  • Facilitated money transfers to and from customer accounts.
  • Prepare reports summarizing daily transactions and earnings for individual customer accounts.
  • Developed and maintained all aspects of customer accounts relationships.
  • Managed all aspects of customer accounts advising clients on investments in stocks, bonds, and other vehicles including retirement accounts.

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33. Market Knowledge

low Demand
Here's how Market Knowledge is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Utilized extensive market knowledge to attend to clients' needs by planning and executing hedging and trading strategies.
  • Represented exchange products that require deep market knowledge and developing trade ideas to prospective clients

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34. High Volume

low Demand
Here's how High Volume is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Managed proprietary accounts in a high volume, error-free environment.
  • Handled a High volume of calls in a fast-paced environment.
  • Managed high volumes of financial activity in a fast-paced, risk-based corporate environment.
  • Launched high volume electronically in the agricultural products.
  • Verified high volume electronic trading.
  • Provided discount brokerage and helped to facilitate the growth of a high volume retail branch.

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35. Brokerage Firms

low Demand
Here's how Brokerage Firms is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Key employee at one of the premier brokerage firms on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
  • Checked trades with various brokerage firms.
  • Facilitate existing client relations and drove additional business with brokerage firms on the NYSE.

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36. Investment Advice

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Here's how Investment Advice is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Provided clients with financial and investment advice on investment opportunities !
  • Maintained business relationships with clients all over the country and gave investment advice.
  • Maintained and strengthened business relationships between Carbon Soulutions and investors by providing sound investment advice and communicating leads.
  • Provided Stock Trades and investment advice to clients.
  • Provided investment advice to clients.
  • Developed client base, provide investment advice for clients.

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37. Fundamental Analysis

low Demand
Here's how Fundamental Analysis is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Provided fundamental analysis of three tech companies by looking at liquidity, profitability, capital structure and capital market ratios.
  • Performed fundamental analysis on investments and provided clients quarterly updates using a custom spreadsheet.
  • Perform Fundamental Analysis on relevant investment vehicles in order to generate ideas with a high probability of success.
  • Performed technical and fundamental analysis.
  • Leverage exceptional technical and fundamental analysis to deliver strong results from trading efforts for up to 20 clients.
  • Created a trading plan that involved money management, risk control, and technical and fundamental analysis.

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38. Forex

low Demand
Here's how Forex is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Developed spot and forward foreign exchange FOREX product.
  • Hedged mostly cattle futures and lumber futures and did Forex trading.
  • Trade a variety of investment vehicles including commodity futures, FOREX and equities.
  • Raised equity for commodity futures and forex.
  • Partner - TR Forex Day trader of currencies and commodities.

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39. Advise Clients

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Here's how Advise Clients is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Advise clients on the best way to position themselves within the markets.

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40. Financial Markets

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Here's how Financial Markets is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Participate in continuing education regarding the futures markets and financial markets in general.
  • Managed all accounts with 0% complaints or regulatory actions in a high risk area of the financial markets.
  • Traded on the Mansfield Agricultural Trading Floor as a broker electronically using T.T., both agricultural and financial markets.
  • Follow economic and geopolitical developments, and various financial markets to anticipate the market trend.
  • Analyzed financial markets and processed quantitative and qualitative information and vast arrays of data.
  • Researched financial markets, consulting investment analysis and financial reporting to clients.

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41. New Brokers

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Here's how New Brokers is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Mentored new brokers on effective sales communication of investment opportunities.
  • Assisted in the preparation of new brokers for license examination.
  • Worked with new brokers providing sales techniques and guidelines.
  • Educated new brokers on protocol and selling strategies.

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42. Comex

low Demand
Here's how Comex is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Placed Comex orders on the floor, as well as LME trades and spot currencies.
  • Worked briefly on Comex floor as part of experience.
  • Maintained open line to New York Comex floor.
  • Served on various COMEX committees, which maintained orderly trading and rule enforcement.

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43. CQG

low Demand
Here's how CQG is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Traded Commodities on the CQG Platform.
  • Executed trades using Trading Technologies XTrader, CQG, and Ninja Trader platforms.
  • Traded soybean crush Experience with trading platforms CTS and Trading Technologies Experience with CQG charting.

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44. Business Owners

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Here's how Business Owners is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Experienced business brokerage firms specializing in helping business owners sell their business and potential buyers to purchase an existing business.
  • Analyzed, prepared and developed insurance and investment programs for individuals and small business owners to increase sales revenue
  • Conduct 12-15 face-to-face sales presentations weekly to small/medium-size business owners.
  • Conduct objective and confidential business evaluations for business owners.
  • Consulted with business owners and developed exit strategies.
  • Managed long-term relationships with business owners.

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45. Options Market

low Demand
Here's how Options Market is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Perform all necessary functions to efficiently execute and fill orders in the gold, silver and copper futures and options markets.
  • Educated clients and resolved their questions about future/options markets.

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46. Institutional Clients

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Here's how Institutional Clients is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Represented institutional clients to leverage internal resources to represent client investors.
  • Maintained contact with institutional clients to develop and increase business.
  • Created client relationships with different traders, institutional clients, and large multinational banks to increase business for the firm.
  • Relayed two-sided markets to institutional clients at their request.
  • Obtained best price executions for institutional clients.
  • Executed multi-million dollar trades for various institutional clients.

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47. Eurodollar

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Here's how Eurodollar is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Managed execution of complex Eurodollar spread and butterfly combinations.
  • Gained valuable experience in the Eurodollar pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

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48. Market Data

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Here's how Market Data is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Analyzed prevailing market data in relation to the commodities pricing, trends and demands.
  • Analyzed market trends, developments, and activities; provided market data to clients to aid in trading decisions.
  • Discussed market data and conditions with customers to help with their trading decisions.
  • Used sophisticated tools and analyzed market data, graphs, and trends to make informed trading decisions.
  • Managed brokerage accounts, negotiated with traders, researched financial products and market data.
  • Analyzed market data for several commodity markets each day during trading hours.

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49. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Commodity Broker jobs:
  • Maintained current clients by providing regular communication through email, phone calls, and personal cards.
  • Provide client support by answering inbound phone calls regarding accounts, policies, services and available products.
  • Number 1 Territory in the nation and proactively make 2 times as many outbound phone calls when compared to my peers.
  • Expected to average a certain number of phone calls per week and average pieces of correspondence to be processed per day.
  • Answered phone calls to new and existing customers, and answered to any question pertaining to loads that I have posted.
  • Answer phone calls and dispatch company loads, create and maintain driver paperwork, and assist in organized filing for reference.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Commodity Broker

Financial News13.6%
Client Relationships10.5%
New Accounts9%
Market Research8.2%
New Clients7.1%
Customer Service6%
Commodity5.3%
Commodity Futures4.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Commodity Broker

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Financial News
Financial News
9.9%
9.9%
2
2
Client Relationships
Client Relationships
7.7%
7.7%
3
3
New Accounts
New Accounts
6.6%
6.6%
4
4
Market Research
Market Research
5.9%
5.9%
5
5
New Clients
New Clients
5.1%
5.1%
6
6
Customer Service
Customer Service
4.3%
4.3%
7
7
Commodity
Commodity
3.8%
3.8%
8
8
Commodity Futures
Commodity Futures
3.5%
3.5%
9
9
Risk Management
Risk Management
3%
3%
10
10
Market Conditions
Market Conditions
2.9%
2.9%
11
11
Technical Analysis
Technical Analysis
2.5%
2.5%
12
12
Foreign Currency
Foreign Currency
2.5%
2.5%
13
13
Futures Markets
Futures Markets
2.2%
2.2%
14
14
Precious Metals
Precious Metals
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Customer Base
Customer Base
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
High NET
High NET
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Nymex
Nymex
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Customer Orders
Customer Orders
1.8%
1.8%
19
19
Cold Calls
Cold Calls
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
Futures Contracts
Futures Contracts
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Hedge Funds
Hedge Funds
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
Market Information
Market Information
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Investment Strategies
Investment Strategies
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Customer Relationships
Customer Relationships
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
CME
CME
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Specific Trades
Specific Trades
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
Option Contracts
Option Contracts
1.2%
1.2%
28
28
NFA
NFA
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
Business Development
Business Development
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
Cftc
Cftc
1%
1%
31
31
Oversaw
Oversaw
1%
1%
32
32
Customer Accounts
Customer Accounts
1%
1%
33
33
Market Knowledge
Market Knowledge
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
High Volume
High Volume
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
Brokerage Firms
Brokerage Firms
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
Investment Advice
Investment Advice
0.9%
0.9%
37
37
Fundamental Analysis
Fundamental Analysis
0.9%
0.9%
38
38
Forex
Forex
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Advise Clients
Advise Clients
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Financial Markets
Financial Markets
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
New Brokers
New Brokers
0.8%
0.8%
42
42
Comex
Comex
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
CQG
CQG
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Business Owners
Business Owners
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
Options Market
Options Market
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Institutional Clients
Institutional Clients
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Eurodollar
Eurodollar
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Market Data
Market Data
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.6%
0.6%

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