With the introduction of Micro E-mini Futures and Micro Bitcoin Futures, entering the futures markets has never been easier for traders. These contracts allow new traders to get started with a reduced financial commitment and experienced traders to fine tune their strategies leveraging smaller contracts.

      • Micro E-mini Futures: Trade the same markets as Wall Street at a fraction of the cost. At 1/10th the size of the E-minis, Micro E-mini Futures allow traders to access the highly liquid index markets with reduced costs.
      • Micro Crude Oil Futures: Trade the highly liquid crude oil marketplace for less. At 1/10th the size of the E-mini CL contract, Micro Crude Oil Futures (MCL) allow you to target opportunities in this popular energy market with capital efficiencies.
      • Micro Bitcoin Futures: at 1/10th the size of one Bitcoin, Micro Bitcoin Futures (MBT) allow traders to capitalize on Bitcoin market volatility in a regulated virtual currency marketplace & with reduced financial commitment.


      Here is a comprehensive list of some of the kinds of Futures products available to trade:


      Commodities

      • Grains (Corn, Wheat, Soybeans, Oats, Rice)
      • Dairy (Milk, Whey, Butter, Cheese)
      • Livestock (Cattle, Hogs, Pork Bellies)
      • Lumber
      • Cocoa
      • Coffee
      • Cotton
      • Sugar


      Energies

      • Oil
      • Gas
      • Electricity
      • Ethanol


      Interest Rates

      • Eurodollar
      • Fed Funds
      • 30-Year Bonds
      • 10-Year & 5-Year Notes
      • Euro-Bund
      • Euro-BOBL


      Metals

      • Gold
      • Silver
      • Copper
      • Platinum
      • Uranium


      Stock Indexes

      • S&P 500
      • S&P Midcap
      • NASDAQ 100
      • Dow
      • Nikkei 225
      • Russell
      • CCI
      • FTSE 100
      • Euro Stoxx
      • DAX

      Additionally, there are many other Futures products not listed above that are available to trade. You can find these products listed on various trading exchanges respective websites–for example, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange or the Intercontinental Exchange. Remember, in order to place trades in any products, you must first secure both an account with an FCM (Futures Commission Merchant) and an IB (Introducing Broker) like NinjaTrader.

      Ready to learn more? Check out our 5 Reasons to Trade Futures video below for a more detailed introduction to the futures market including some of the unique advantages to trading these markets.


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      The trading of virtual currencies and Bitcoin futures carries additional risk. Prior to trading virtual currencies, please view NFA & CFTC advisories providing more information on these potentially significant risks.