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The Basics

What is a Future?

Market BasicsFuturesA future is a type of security that grants the trader the right to buy or sell something at a fixed price on a specific day in the future. That something is normally a commodity like gold, corn, crude oil, bonds, international...

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Why Trade Futures?

Market BasicsFuturesFutures offer a number of advantages over trading stocks or other financial instruments. Diversification – Generally, when the stock market goes up or down, most stocks go up and down along with it. At times, traders can...

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What You Need to Know About Trading Futures

Market BasicsFuturesTrading futures requires you learn how to trade futures, learn about the markets, learn what drives futures prices, and learn how to decide which futures contracts to buy and sell. Experienced futures traders always have a plan...

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Micro E-Mini Futures

What are Micro E-Mini Futures?

Market BasicsOptionsMicro E-mini futures, the next big thing in equities trading, and offer the benefits of trading equity index futures for a fraction of the financial commitment. There are four index contracts available for individual traders:...

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Why Trade Micro E-Mini Futures

Market BasicsFuturesTrade a slice of the most liquid equity index futures Get the same benefits that make E-minis a staple on Wall Street, now on a main street budget at 1/10th the contract size. Enjoy nearly 24-hour trading, no management fees,...

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Micro E-Mini Futures Contract Specifications

Market BasicsFuturesAll times of day referenced here and elsewhere in this document are Chicago time. Micro E-mini S&P 500 Micro E-mini Nasdaq-100 Micro E-mini Russell 2000 Micro E-mini Dow Contract Size $5 x S&P 500 Index $2 x Nasdaq-100...

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