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.

Micro-sized crude oil contracts = Major possibilities

At 1/10 the size of WTI futures contracts, Micro WTI Crude Oil futures offer active traders a more precise tool for managing crude oil exposure without sacrificing transparency.

  • Precisely scale oil exposure
  • Manage positions with more choice
  • Gain price discovery and transparency
  • Add capital efficiency

Access the same 24-hour markets and robust transparency of larger WTI futures with smaller margin requirements.

Micro Treasury Yield Futures from CME Group are here!

TradeStation now offers Micro Treasury Yield Futures from CME Group to give traders like you a streamlined way to trade interest rate markets. Trade with contracts based directly on yields of the most recently auctioned Treasury securities at four key maturity points on the curve.

Here’s what you should know about trading Micro Treasury Yield futures:

  • Trade a smaller, retail centric version of full-sized futures contracts
  • Get cash-settlements across four major contracts
  • Trade across the yield curve with contracts on four key tenors: 2, 5, and 10-year notes, plus 30-year bonds
  • All four contracts are sized at $10 dollar per basis point of yield (0.01%)
  • Hedge Treasury auctions with greater precision

Construct your trades through the TradeStation desktop platform, web trading, mobile application, or TradeStation FuturesPlus platform.

Access to global futures markets

Many types of futures to trade means expanded trading opportunities. Trade a wide range of indexes, commodities, interest rates, metals, and more.

  Indexes Micro E-mini S&P Micro E-mini Nasdaq 100 Micro E-mini Russell 2000 Micro E-mini Dow Jones
  Interest Rates U.S. 5-Year-T-Notes U.S. 10-Year-T-Notes U.S. 30-T-Bonds 30 Day Federal Funds
  Metals Gold Silver Copper Platinum
  Energies Crude Oil Natural Gas Heating Oil Coal
  Agriculture Wheat Corn Oats Live Cattle

Futures Trading Demystified: Your Futures Questions Answered

In Futures Trading Demystified, get answers to the most commonly asked futures questions. Get your free guide to learn:

  • How futures trading works
  • Why traders choose futures
  • Answers to frequently asked futures questions
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