Speculators: here consist of potential investors who combine resources to mitigate against risk and increase profit. Like mutual funds, the role of large speculators is to make investment decisions through their money market managers.
The Commercial Entities: these are mostly manufacturing establishments that are involved in the manufacturing and production, processing and selling of a commodity. They account for most of the trading done in the commodity markets.
Small Speculators: these are commodity traders who, through their accounts, help to trade through a commodity broker. They are generally able to shake up the prices in the commodity markets.
Before proceeding to trade commodities, you should be appropriately informed about the complexities of the futures contract and learn about the strategies that will help for successful trading.