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Commodities Traders handle customer orders and control the trading department of a company. Commodities Trader duties include analyzing the market, taking client orders, offering financial advice to clients, handling investment portfolios, and negotiating transactions. Based on our collection of example resumes for this position, the most sought-after skills in a Commodities Trader are good numeracy, stamina, teamwork, alertness, and computer competences. Successful resumes make display of at least a Bachelor’s Degree in finance, economics, or banking. Licensure may be required in some states.

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1

Commodities Trader

Full member of Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) in the International Monetary Market (IMM)

  • Achieved sustainable gains each year, regardless of market conditions, through conservative trading approach
  • Specialized in strategic tracking and market analysis, performing various mathematical computations, analyzing quantitative and statistical data
  • Bought and sold short term interest rate contracts consistently generated monthly revenue between $10K - $20K over three-year period
  • Extensive experience in pricing and forecast modeling with short term interest rates
  • Constructed risk management techniques for financial contract transactions
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
2

Commodities Trader / Exchange Member

Floor Trader of Global Commodity futures markets including Equity, Interest rate and Foreign Currency for personal trading account.

  • Grew profitability an average of 30% annually over 9 years. Exceeded $1,000,000.00 in revenue in a single years time.
  • Served as a "Floor Broker" executing customer orders for Wire-houses, Banks and investment Institutions both National and International. Averaged 10%+ growth annually in "book of Client business".
  • Presided over multiple trading posts/pits as "Vice Chairman" for more than 6 years.
  • Served on Committees for "Price Limits" and "Foreign Currency" helping to establish guidelines and self-regulating Exchange policies.
  • Held "Pit Supervision" position to monitor and enforce all trades and pricing levels. Participated in and ruled on disciplinary measures for trading violations committed by exchange members.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AA
Business
BA
Finance, Economics, Business
3

Commodities Trader

Assisted a trading desk to oversee a commodity portfolio of over 40 million dollars

  • Executed futures and options positions in grains, financial indexes, currencies, and metals markets for private and institutional investors in South America
  • Monitored specific trades; advising clients to take profits or liquidate positions to avoid substantial losses in their accounts
  • Offered clients the latest information in market analysis, daily calls and trading strategies
  • Assessed and rectified daily trading discrepancies and cancelled out trades
  • Offered all types of customer services for all aspects of account maintenance such as handling margins, new application filling, and transferring of funds
  • Followed up on leads from potential customers, executed other projects/duties as assigned by trade desk and educated customers interested on futures markets
  • Designed Excel spreadsheets to keep control and coordination between clearing houses, firm, and costumers in order to have daily trading volumes, matched sales, and markets operated under control
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
International Business And Trade
4

Commodities Trader

Excelled in this entrepreneurial environment with full authority to maximize profits, and minimize risk

  • Utilized analysis abilities to manage risk ensuring achievement of a profitable, speculative trading book
  • Analyzed economic data and risk within volatile market conditions using strong technical analysis
  • Consistently met and exceeded firm goals for trading profits; grew year-over-year profits more than 20%
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
5

United Commodities Trader / Partner

Ran day to day operation for firm with 10 employees.

  • Handled all client related issues, and exercised oversight of the company.
  • Maintain firm in strict accordance with all regularly bodies within the industry.
  • Managed telephone sales team of 9 employs, providing all leads and any assistance to grow client
  • Increased monthly revenue by 200% in 6 months.
  • Maintained constant phone contact with all customers regarding the current market conditions.
  • Quickly diagnosed and resolved any trade-related problem or issues, and kept customer
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
6

Commodities Trader

Traded calendar spreads in the Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Soybean Oil and Soybean Meal markets on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Traded outright futures in currencies and interest rate products

  • Was part of a team of three other traders collectively making trading decisions
  • Developed trading strategies using fundamental analysis, order flow and technical indicators
  • Created, tested and deployed algorithms using Trading Technologies Algo Design Lab
  • Evaluated position risk by determining potential market moving events while considering their past history and future implications
  • Formed trading decisions using knowledge of both fundamental and technical analysis. Combined market flow and charting
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Economics
7

Junior Commodities Trader

Experience on both energy and agricultural commodities trading teams

  • Diligently provided pricing, managed risk, and executed trades with a variety of derivatives
  • Collaborated with the sales team to offer and execute customized hedging solutions for clients
  • Produced crucial reports sent to senior management, clients, and sales/trading team
  • Traded over $360 million of notional value in swaps and futures
  • Traded options on over 3,000 lots of underlying futures contracts
  • Provided pricing and execution on trades that generated over $1 million in revenue
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MS
Finance
8

Sr. Commodities Trader, Converge

Acquired SCM and Financial Services for Clients Globally; Sun, Alcatel, Celestica, [company name], SGI. Responsible for expertise in client product lines. Roles: Product Expert/Sales Engineer, Product & Project Manager/Program Manager, Business Analyst for; Telecom, Storage, Networking, High Tech, SDLC, PDLC, EOL, NPI Technologies: SAP, Oracle, SCM, BARA Risk Factor Analysis, GIPS, Reuters, MarketWatch, First Call, AP, RFID, Siemens Sorian, 3PL, COTS, IT/IS; Networking & Storage; Servers, IP, CDMA, TCP, UTMS SQL, SCM, PeopleSoft, etc.

  • Exceeded sales goals each quarter: Q1- 109%, Q2 - 125%, Q3 - 200% Q4 - 215% etc.
  • Awarded "Top Sales" monthly -Always in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place Globally
  • Presidential Club Award 1st year ~ $1Mil GP, $1.5 Mil GP 2nd year (Never done before in >1 year)
  • Top GP, Largest Profit Margin Award every year RW- 54% average, Team Building Award, Converge
  • Extensive Training; Storage, Memory, Communications/Telecom equipment, Networking, and more
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
9

Account Executive and Commodities Trader

Worked on an investment grade commodities sales and trading desk executing gold, silver, platinum and palladium trades with individual investors

  • Implemented diversification strategies for client's investment portfolios to reduce overall risk to paper currency and inflation
  • Conducted daily research on the global economy including: central banking action, monetary policy, deficit spending and geo-political events
  • Serviced a book of business in excess 300 clients by providing up to date market information and portfolio valuations
  • Recognized by upper management in December 2011 as being in the "top 3" in sales production out of 200 Account Executives
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
International Trade
BA
Economics
10

Commodities Trader

[company name] is one of the nation's leading consumer and building products manufacturers.

  • Managed sales, sourcing and warehousing of structural panels for [company name]'s building products distribution division.
  • Managed $10 million annual sales budget.
  • Provided both logistics and inventory management for 2 distribution facilities
  • Sourced and negotiated pricing for multiple products for stock in distribution facilities.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Management
MBA
Master of Business Administration

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