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What are Micro E-Mini Futures?

May 15, 2020

Micro 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:

Micro E-mini S&P 500
Trade exposure to U.S. large-cap stocks, the leading barometer of U.S. stock market

Micro E-mini Nasdaq-100
Trade exposure to the largest non-financial companies in the Nasdaq stock market

Micro E-mini Russell 2000
Trade exposure to 2,000 U.S. small-cap stocks, the leading small-cap benchmark

Micro E-mini Dow
Trade exposure to 30 U.S. blue-chip companies, a widely followed indicator of U.S. stock market

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