Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) Registration Services

Commodity Trading Advisor Exam Preparation


To become a CTA:

Pass the Series 3 exam. Join the National Futures Association (“NFA”) as a CTA Submit your Disclosure Document to the NFA/CFTC for registration You can study for the Series 3 exam while your application forms are being created and processed — but your registration isn’t complete until you finish all steps and show proof of passing the Series 3 exam.

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Series 3 National Commodity Futures Exam

The Series 3 National Commodity Futures Exam is the exam that is required in order to register with the National Futures Association as an Associated Person, Commodity Trading Adviser, Commodity Pool Operator, or Introducing Broker. It’s a 2.5 hour 120 question exam divided into rules and market knowledge. You need a 70% on both parts at one sitting to pass.

You do not need a sponsor in order to sit for the Series 3 exam.

The Series 3 exam is given Monday – Friday (Saturdays at some locations) at Prometric or Pearson VUE Testing centers across the U.S. and many overseas locations.


Commodity Trading Advisor Exam Preparation

Series 3 Exam Prep Study Book

Our 200+ page Series 3 exam prep book is a 3-ring binder study program is designed to allow you to learn at your own pace and convenience. The Series 3 exam prep text is divided into the same categories as the exam — this gives you a feeling as to the weighting of the topics on the exam.

The Series 3 exam prep program includes end-of-category quizzes of 25 to 40 questions and two 125-point practice final exams. One final Series 3 exam is random but properly weighted and the other is divided into how the test is graded – Market Knowledge and Rules/Regulations — no other Series 3 exam prep study program is constructed this way!   All Series 3 exam prep questions have complete explanations.

$185.00Add

Commodity Trading Advisor Exam Preparation

Commodity Trading Advisor Exam Preparation

Series 3 Exam Prep DATABANK of Series 3 Final Exams

About the Series 3 Exam Prep DATABANK:

  • This is a supplement to any Series 3 exam prep futures study book
  • Our Series 3 exam prep includes 600+ practice questions with explanations – these are tough!!
  • Provides fast and thorough review of major test topics by category
  • Gives you an accurate measure of your likelihood of passing the exam.

“These questions are TOUGH!!! … and they are a supplement to
any study books you may have!”

  • The disk is menu driven — so just highlight the topic you want to review and hit the Enter key — the directions are on the screen!
  • Each of the TEN SECTIONS has 3 to 8 practice quizzes of 10 to 25 questions
  • These groups are the same as the ten sections on your actual #3 exam — that way you’ll make sure you are strong in each practice area!!
  • Take the quizzes until you get an 80-90% accuracy — and then take the final exams
  • CD is Windows only – single user system

On this Windows only single-user system you can take the quizzes up to ten times each;   to maintain fresh test content, the CD expires after a certain time-period from the date of purchase. You should take the Series 3 exam within 120 days of buying the CD DATABASE.

$100.00Add

Commodity Trading Advisor Exam Preparation

Commodity Trading Advisor Exam Preparation

  • The computer keeps track of your score and bounces explanations to questions back to you– this insures that you don’t skip an important topic

Series 3 Exam Prep Study Book + CD DATABANK of Series 3 Final Exams

Series 3 Exam Prep Study Book

Our 200+ page Series 3 exam prep book is a 3-ring binder study program is designed to allow you to learn at your own pace and convenience. The Series 3 exam prep text is divided into the same categories as the exam — this gives you a feeling as to the weighting of the topics on the exam.

The Series 3 exam prep program includes end-of-category quizzes of 25 to 40 questions and two 125-point practice final exams. One final Series 3 exam is random but properly weighted and the other is divided into how the test is graded – Market Knowledge and Rules/Regulations — no other Series 3 exam prep study program is constructed this way!   All Series 3 exam prep questions have complete explanations.

Series 3 Exam Prep DATABANK of Series 3 Final Exams

About the Series 3 Exam Prep DATABANK:

  • This is a supplement to any Series 3 exam prep futures study book
  • Our Series 3 exam prep includes 600+ practice questions with explanations – these are tough!!
  • Provides fast and thorough review of major test topics by category
  • Gives you an accurate measure of your likelihood of passing the exam.
  • The disk is menu driven — so just highlight the topic you want to review and hit the Enter key — the directions are on the screen!
  • Each of the TEN SECTIONS has 3 to 8 practice quizzes of 10 to 25 questions
  • These groups are the same as the ten sections on your actual #3 exam — that way you’ll make sure you are strong in each practice area!!
  • Take the quizzes until you get an 80-90% accuracy — and then take the final exams

$270.00Add

Commodity Trading Advisor Exam Preparation

Commodity Trading Advisor Exam Preparation

  • The computer keeps track of your score and bounces explanations to questions back to you– this insures that you don’t skip an important topic
  • The DATABANK is menu driven — so just highlight the topic you want to review and hit the Enter key — the directions are on the screen!
  • Each of the TEN SECTIONS has 3 to 8 practice quizzes of 10 to 25 questions.
  • These groups are the same as the ten sections on your actual #3 exam — that way you’ll make sure you are strong in each practice area!!
  • CD is Windows only – single user system

On this Windows only single-user system you can take the quizzes up to ten times each;   to maintain fresh test content, the CD expires after a certain time-period from the date of purchase. You should take the Series 3 exam within 120 days of buying the CD DATABASE.