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Apply your trading strategies on a customizable platform built to support advanced trading techniques. And now get locked-in for 50% off futures brokerage fees* by opening a new account using promo code FUTRAFZT.

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TradeStation has the trading tools and data you need to trade futures effectively, including:

  • Powerful futures trading and analysis platform
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  • Special day-trading margin rates
  • Access to small size contracts including CME Group minis and micro e-minis
  • Web and mobile trading
  • Experienced customer support and trade-desk specialists
  • Access to over 350 futures and futures option products
  • Educational resources

Trade futures for a fraction of the cost with micro e-minis

Get started trading futures with CME Group micro e-minis. They’re among the most liquid, actively traded equity index contracts available. At just one/tenth the size of the regular e-mini contract, micro e-minis give futures traders a simple, cost-efficient way to access the liquid equity index futures markets.

Trade futures online or on the go

Pick from one of our award-winning** trading platforms – desktop, web, or mobile. Download the app today or start web trading to level up your futures game.

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Whether your goals as a futures trader are to achieve a regular income, long-term wealth, or short-term wins, we want to help by giving you access to the tools and resources you need. Sign up to get locked into these low rates.

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Important information

*Promotional rates on futures products: (1) micro futures: $0 commission + $0.25 per contract, per side and (2) futures: $0 commission + $0.75 per contract per side (“Promo Rates”). Promo Rates are not applicable to any futures products bought or sold on the FuturesPlus platform or TradingView. Only Entity (non-Institutional), IRAs, Individual or Joint futures accounts are eligible for Promo Rates. To qualify for Promo Rates, you must be a customer who does not have an existing futures account, opens a futures account with TradeStation Securities, Inc. , and enters promotion code FUTRAFZT on your new account application. Your account will be considered and approved or disapproved based on all relevant factors, including your financial situation and trading experience. Additional restrictions may apply. Prices, fees, and costs are subject to change. This promotion may not be transferred to any other individual and has no monetary value that may be redeemed. The offer cannot be used in combination with another offer unless expressly stated. Service fees, market data fees, premium service fees and other fees and charges may apply. Please visit service fees section for more information. TradeStation reserves the right to terminate this offer or change the terms and conditions at any time. No offer or solicitation to buy or sell securities, securities derivative or futures products or account types of any kind, or any type of trading or investment advice, recommendation or strategy, is made, given or in any manner endorsed by any TradeStation affiliate and the information made available on this Website is not an offer or solicitation of any kind in any jurisdiction where any TradeStation affiliate is not authorized to do business.

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