Here are four of the best trading books about the futures market. Instead of giving a long list I have kept this one short with a focus on the only ones you need to both go through the learning curve and also implement trading strategies.

Trader’s First Book on CommoditiesEverything you need to know about futures and options trading before placing a trade  by Carley Garner: As the title says this is the first book an aspiring futures trader should read to understand how futures work by starting with the very basics.

Trading Futures For Dummies by Joe Duarte: For total beginners this is a great place to start to learn and understand the futures market in more depth, it covers all the basics packed full of information.

A Complete Guide to the Futures Market: Technical Analysis, Trading Systems, Fundamental Analysis, Options, Spreads, and Trading Principles by Jack D. Schwager: For intermediate traders ready to put all the pieces together for trading a strategy with an edge this book is a full advanced education.

Technical Analysis of the Futures Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications by John J. Murphy: This book focuses on how to use technical analysis to trade the futures markets with advanced strategies.

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By Steve Burns

After a lifelong fascination with financial markets, Steve began investing in 1993 and trading his accounts in 1995. It was love at first trade. After more than 30 successful years in the markets, Steve now dedicates his time to helping traders improve their psychology and profitability. New Trader U offers an extensive blog resource with more than 4,000 original articles, online courses, and best-selling books covering various topics.