Meet our smaller-sized contracts designed to make futures and options trading more accessible to individual traders. Trade a slice of our most liquid markets with the same capital efficiency, flexibility and diversification potential as standard futures, but for a fraction of the upfront financial commitment.
When something big happens, why wait? Nearly 24-hour trading means you can act fast to adjust as soon as markets move on global news.Act with 24-hour access
Micro futures let you fine-tune your exposure and go short as easily as you can go long: no short-selling restrictions.Go short with ease
At a fraction of the size of their standard or E-mini counterparts, Micro futures carry a smaller margin requirement– often less than 5% of the contract value (vs. 50% margin for stocks or ETFs). More exposure, less capital.Add the power of leverage
Explore markets that you may have thought were out of reach: gold, a major equity index, a major currency. Add the benefits of diversification for lowering risk and increasing potential for rewards.Diversify your portfolio
Watch Dave Lerman as he reviews what every active trader should know about CME Group suite of micro and mini futures products.
As you get ready to start trading these smaller-sized futures contracts, find out everything you need to know.
In the webinar, Dave will share:
Imagine more from your trading with 14 Micro contracts:
Looking for new trading opportunities or more capital efficiencies in managing portfolio risk? See why futures may be right for you.INTRO TO FUTURES
Futures offer many benefits compared to other trading instruments, such as exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
***CME Group Inc. and its affiliates do not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. This material has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, tax, legal or accounting advice. You should consult your own tax, legal and accounting advisors before engaging in any transaction.
After 20 years trading stocks and ETFs, this former military man turned director of corporate security discovered how Equity Index Futures – and new Micro E-mini futures – could enhance his disciplined investing approach.Meet an active Micro E-minis trader >
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