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The day trade rate is valid from 8:00 am until 4:15 pm ET Monday thru Friday, for U.S. markets. For Eurex markets, day trade rate is valid from 3:00 am ET until session close Monday thru Friday. A stop order is required at all times risking no more than half of the day trade rate. Example: E-mini S&P initial margin is $4,840. The day trade rate would be one quarter, $1,210. A stop risking no more than half (in dollar terms) would risk approximately $605. This equates to about 12 points, or 12 dollars in the ES index, and that would be the maximum stop allowed. Clients must be above initial overnight margin or out of their positions before the day trade rate ends. Please consult the trade desk for additional details.
Information furnished is taken from sources TradeStation believes are accurate. TradeStation is not responsible for any errors or omissions. To confirm any item in this schedule, please call the trade desk.
All margin calls must be met on the same day your account incurs the margin call. Margins are subject to change and/or revision at any time without prior notice. Please consult the trade desk about your account status, to request the most current rate, or for any additional questions you might have regarding margin.
SPAN margins may be applied. SPAN margins may vary slightly from the published rate.
By trading on margin (sometimes also referred to as "leveraging" or "gearing") in your futures account, you acknowledge and agree that TradeStation may, in its sole discretion, and without prior notice to you, and at any time, impose a margin call and liquidate your account, in whole or part, to meet such margin call and otherwise satisfy or offset any debit item or debit balance, or decrease or eliminate leveraging, in your account. You further acknowledge and agree that TradeStation may, in its sole discretion, and without notice to you, liquidate any delivery month contract in your account to prevent or minimize the risk of delivery, and that such liquidation may occur five or more days, depending on the contract and TradeStation's subjective evaluation of risk, prior to the delivery date.
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Past performance, whether actual or indicated by historical tests of strategies, is no guarantee of future performance or success. There is a possibility that you may sustain a loss equal to or greater than your entire investment regardless of which asset class you trade (equities, options or futures); therefore, you should not invest or risk money that you cannot afford to lose. Options trading is not suitable for all investors. Your account application to trade options will be considered and approved or disapproved based on all relevant factors, including your trading experience. View the document titled Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. Before trading any asset class, customers must read the relevant risk disclosure statements on our Other Information page. System access and trade placement and execution may be delayed or fail due to market volatility and volume, quote delays, system and software errors, Internet traffic, outages and other factors.
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