Market Update: The World Cup for Futures Traders


The World Cup Trading Championships, an annual competition for futures traders, is entering its 30th year in 2013. The competition’s organizer, Chad Robbins, joins Jack today to discuss how it all works and what’s in it for traders who might want to enter:


First and foremost, it adds credibility to everything else you do in the industry. If you are in the top five spots, you get an invitation to become an advisor on as well, which gives you a completely new opportunity to generate revenue.

There’s also a trophy involved, which makes an appearance in today’s segment.

Watch more in the video and visit the competition website for more information.

Debbie Carlson has focused on commodities for much of her writing career. She spent more than a decade at Dow Jones covering the Chicago-based futures exchanges. As a Dow Jones editor, she worked closely with The Wall Street Journal and Barron's in planning commodities coverage.

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