Futures Trader Resume Samples

A Futures Trader is a professional who buys and sells orders on behalf of the clients in the marketplace. The job duties commonly carried out on daily basis are listed on the Futures Trader Resume as – relaying trade information to clients, monitoring futures prices and market changes, recording and transmitting buy and sell orders, bidding for commodity futures contracts, obtaining information on securities, market conditions, government regulations, and financial circumstances of clients, interpreting data from securities reports, analyzing financial markets and financial market products, providing advice on financial market matters, and market conditions, executing buy and sell orders in the market place, and bidding for commodity futures contracts.

Those seeking this job role must mention on the resume the following skills and abilities – math skills, computer competencies, reliability, knowledge of trading practices, a good understanding of customer needs, and the ability to measure customer satisfaction, and familiarity with sales control systems, and sales techniques. Eligible candidates hold a degree in economics, accounting, business, or finance.

Futures Trader Resume example

Futures Trader Resume

Objective : Interested in commodities trading, scheduling, and risk management. The emphasis in natural gas and crude oil, but is open to all offers.

Skills : Scala, Python, Javascript, Java, Perl, MySQL.

Description :

    1. Recruited out of college to manage high-frequency oil futures trades using available live market data for a firm specializing as a futures execution and clearing subsidiary.
    2. Analyzed and examined charts and market data to gauge market direction, anticipate market volatility, and manage inventory.
    3. Provided financial analysis and risk assessment for companies seeking to improve their rate of return on investment.
    4. Routinely requested to mentor cohorts on trading skills and software usage.
    5. Placed 100-150 trades per day in a fast-paced, demanding environment, representing nearly 90% more trades fulfilled than cohorts with similar experience and credentials.
    6. Trusted by the organizational leadership team to provide direction to peers in their absence; maintaining confidentiality and professionalism in all aspects of business operations.
    7. Financial applications and platforms include Ibbotson Database, VBA, SQL, SAP, Vantage, CQG, and NinjaTrader.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Finance


Futures Trader Resume

Headline : Highly motivated, resourceful, and results-oriented professional with the ability to meet time-critical deadlines in fast-paced environments. Outstanding communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.

Skills : Multi-lingual: English, French; Spanish, Dual Citizenship: French / American, Extensive Training In Trading Platforms: CQG And X_Trader.

Description :

    1. Worked as an electronic proprietary trader entirely responsible for own profits and losses using various intra-day trading strategies.
    2. Traded multiple futures markets including precious metals, energy products, agriculture, stock indices, currencies, as well as various inter-commodity and calendar spreads based on both fundamental and technical analysis.
    3. Executed split-second decisions based on personal observation of chart patterns, order flow on the inside market, and momentum of price movement.
    4. Utilized CQG integrated Client software to locate and analyze support and resistance levels, up and downtrends, and volatility chart patterns through different charting tools and studies.
    5. Implemented all trades using Trading Technologies X_Trader platform - Created and customized analytical studies to better manage market understanding and trading signals.
    6. Compiled a detailed recording of daily, weekly, and monthly P&L progress.
    7. Mentored and trained new recruits.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Psychology


Futures Trader Resume

Summary : Over seven years of successful inside/outside sales experience Over fifteen years of experience in screen-based futures trading.

Skills : Customer Service, Microsoft Office Suite, Computer, Business Development.

Description :

    1. Study the market at 5 AM setting up the levels to be traded that day.
    2. Place trades while limiting risk on every trade to a ratio of 1:3 for risk to reward calculation.
    3. Evaluate the trades for the day and note any errors.
    4. Traded the Futures market from Home.
    5. Executed strategies in both fixed income and agricultural derivatives markets utilizing a proprietary trading system.
    6. Analyzed daily trades to assess returns versus expected value.
    7. Determined appropriate size, limit levels, and other risk parameters for trades.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA In Theology In Administration

Futures Trader Resume

Objective : An entrepreneurial-minded professional focused on great communications, building knowledge and skills from the ground up, and teamwork. Extremely adept at building long-term mutually beneficial relationships that focus on customer satisfaction. Proven ability to adapt to new business plans and current market conditions.

Skills : Origination, Development, and Management of the target.

Description :

    1. Refined trading craft to profit from discrepancies in financial futures markets.
    2. Worked closely with top traders in seeking new profit centers for the firm.
    3. Developed a live valuation pricing system for fixed income futures.
    4. Supported in timely risk assessment of developing risk issues and identifying resolutions.
    5. Responsible for calculating and executing all personal trades made in over 100 markets.
    6. Serviced representatives for the AG Advisor Network.
    7. Processed and facilitated equity & mutual fund transactions from representatives.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                BS

                Futures Trader Resume

                Summary : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Futures Trader professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

                Skills : Leadership Derivatives & Options Training And Development.

                Description :

                  1. Specialized in the pricing and market making of EuroDollar futures contracts.
                  2. Traded an average of 30,000 Eurodollar futures contracts per month.
                  3. Monitor financial markets and related.
                  4. Treasuries and Energy and Commodity futures for a personal account within RCG on an intraday basis utilizing a technically based strategy.
                  5. Establish longer-term spread positions using fundamental and technical analysis.
                  6. Execute personal accounts in various markets utilizing multiple platforms Place multiple futures trades in the DOW, NASDAQ, and S&P with disciplined.
                  7. Managed over $100,000 with 90% focus on commodity futures.
                  8. Prepared daily risk analysis and profit/loss reports for foreign exchange futures and options.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  10+ Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Senior
                  Education
                  Education
                  BS In Urbana

                  Futures Trader Resume

                  Summary : Traders share profits from their trading activity with the firm. KTG focuses on equity trading, while KCTG focuses on globally traded futures, options, and OTC products across all asset classes.

                  Skills : Customer Service, Human Resources, Project Management.

                  Description :

                    1. Utilize technical analysis, advanced money management skills, and knowledge of current world economic conditions to trade commodities, currencies.
                    2. Day-traded Futures for personal accounts specializing in Currencies and the Dow Jones Index Futures.
                    3. Utilized real-time and historical data to predict market movements using technical and fundamental analysis.
                    4. Analyzed information and market data to make effective trading decisions.
                    5. Implemented various trading strategies to match market demands.
                    6. Responsible for trade execution during US hours.
                    7. Communicating with brokerage houses to build efficient trading relationships.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  7-10 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Management
                  Education
                  Education
                  BS In Urbana

                  Futures Trader Resume

                  Summary : Diversity drives innovation and we are committed to providing inclusive workplaces where everyone can thrive, regardless of their background. The safety and wellbeing of our employees is at the heart of everything we do.

                  Skills : Planning Skills, Contracting Skills.

                  Description :

                    1. Allowed continuity of trading for accounts to continue uninterrupted during training and in addition to operational responsibilities.
                    2. Independent futures trader utilizing a self-designed system that focuses solely on current volume and its short to medium-term effect.
                    3. Actively traded in equity index futures, metals, energy, currencies, and grains.
                    4. Professional electronic trader specializing in volume analysis.
                    5. Helped programmers design automated strategies utilizing volume setups for both.
                    6. Professional electronic trader of primarily e-mini S&P contracts Average individual traded volume was 10% of the total daily volume of the mini-S&P.
                    7. Executed trades and managed positions for all products across each of hedge fund's three Global Macro strategies in an algorithmic model-driven.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  7-10 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Management
                  Education
                  Education
                  BS In Urbana

                  Futures Trader Resume

                  Headline : Futures Trader is responsible for managing and executing the trading strategies for their assigned futures. This includes researching, developing and managing trading strategies, managing hedging and risk management strategies, and communicating with the rest of the firm on a daily basis.

                  Skills : Organization, Inventory Management.

                  Description :

                    1. Analyze public transaction data involving statistical analysis and find patterns through visualizing data in Excel.
                    2. Left the automotive accounting industry to strengthen investment skills and focus on other financial opportunities.
                    3. After detailed instruction, researched trends and simulated trading events to perfect forex and Emini futures trading capabilities.
                    4. Developed a personal computer program using the E-Signal and Ninja Trader charting system to assist decision-making.
                    5. Traded electronic futures contracts from a home office.
                    6. Day-trade equity index futures and options for my personal account utilizing a variety of charting systems and software to enable accurate prediction.
                    7. Acted as liaison between representatives, Clearing firm and sponsors for MF.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  5-7 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Management
                  Education
                  Education
                  BS In Urbana

                  Futures Trader Resume

                  Summary : Futures Trader is responsible for the overall product strategy and planning activities, including product development, marketing, sales, and service. This role also includes handling all technical aspects of the trading platform and developing strategic partnerships with external parties.

                  Skills : Coordinating, Planning, Managing, Strong Leadership, Team Player.

                  Description :

                    1. Develop and test strategies for optimal analysis of trend direction, timing, and peak technical performance for placing trades.
                    2. Managed and leveraged personal trading account.
                    3. Managed multiple Broker/Trader positions.
                    4. Analyzed market trends and economic data to determine profitable areas to enter the market.
                    5. Developed strategies to take advantage of price changes fixed income and commodities market.
                    6. Reconciled reject/error accounts and process loss billing.
                    7. Quality controlled manual trades and corrections processed by traders.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  10+ Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Senior
                  Education
                  Education
                  BS In Urbana

                  Futures Trader Resume

                  Objective : Futures Trader is responsible for trading and executing the best possible strategy in a variety of futures markets. This includes identifying, evaluating and executing on opportunities for the firm, as well as managing risk and capital.

                  Skills : Superior Attention To Detail, Computer Proficient, Customer Service.

                  Description :

                    1. Trade S&P futures contracts intraday Extreme multitasking skills and ability to comprehend complex information quickly.
                    2. Analyze public transaction data involving the statistical analysis and find patterns through visualizing data in Excel Construct hypotheses and examined.
                    3. Traded stock index futures.
                    4. Formulated trading plans based on market conditions.
                    5. Executed buy and sell orders.
                    6. Observed economic indicators.
                    7. Analyzed graphs and news to identify trends in the markets.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Junior
                  Education
                  Education
                  BS In Urbana