Commodities Trading

Trade many commodities with extensive trading capacities. Starting with gold, silver, crude oil, cotton, sugar, coffee and much more. When you trade commodities, you enter a fascinating world of opportunities, large buyers and sellers.

Trading commodities with Invest Atlas means receiving access to the most powerful precious metals, agricultural, energy and livestock commodities. Commodities are traded against american dollar, australian dollar or the Euro.

For traders, commodities are a vital component of their trading portfolio, because they bring their stability and price movements, that usually correlates in the opposite direction with other assets, like stocks or currencies. Traders rely on commodities during the times of market insecurity.

Updated table of Commodities Prices

Here at Invest Atlas, we offer instant gold and silver trading with the best spreads rates in the market. Both metals are traded against the US dollar and euro in the Invest Atlas Webtrader platform. We also offer platinum and palladium in our platform, both traded against the US dollar, euro and other currencies. Oil and gas products are also available, from different sources and providers.

Soft commodities are very welcomed in trading portfolios, since they are related to the daily consumption of people. Traders enter a market which has big players, suppliers, merchants, large buyers who create stability or fluctuations in the prices. The advantage is that traders are able to profit in both directions, when prices go up or down, by going short or long.

Online Trading Keywords

Leverage

Leverage is the core of trading, you are borrowing extra power to trade. You place a small percentage of the total amount and the leverage will multiply it. Leverage depends on the type of instruments you are trading.

Margin

Margin is known as the amount of investment needed to fund your account, so it is eligible to open any position you wish. If you want to buy 0.1 lots of EUR/USD at 1.13410, with 1:30 leverage. Margins = (1.13410*10,000)/30=$378.3.

Slippage

There are two excellent risk management tools, stop loss and take profits. Combine it with correct position sizing, account sizing and market volatility. If the market should be trading at a different level from the stop-loss level at that precise moment of execution then the stop may be filled at a better or worse price. This is known as slippage.

Spread

Spread is the cost of trading, and it is calculated as a difference between the bid and ask price. Risk management and correct positions are considered core components of any trading experience, the primary goal is to grow capital by buying low and selling high.

Pip

Pip measures the price change that will decide profits and loss. On a 5 decimal place currency pair a pip is 0.00010; on a 3 decimal place currency pair a pip is 0.010; on a 2 decimal place currency pair a pip is 0.10.

Swap

The first cost of a trade is the spread. The second one is the swap. The swap is the interest adjustment calculated over the account each day at 00:00, server time.

Long & Short

To go long is to buy, or to believe that the price will be appreciated in the future, so you buy now, at a lower price. To go short is to sell, or to believe that the price will be depreciated, so you sell the asset to cut the losses.

Technical and fundamental

Technical analysis involves the use of charts to better understand market behaviour and ascertain probability as well as the risk-to-reward trade-off. Fundamental analysis involves the interpretation of news flow and how new information can affect the pricing of markets.