Microfutures – Minimal Opportunities for Traders

In recent years, the market has seen a variety of smaller futures products specifically designed to better suit every trader. Did you know that CME Group offers micro-e-minis covering stock indices, micro-bitcoin, micro-crude and even micro-treasure yields?

Watch NinjaTrader’s Jim Cagnina and special guest Jim Iuorio take an interesting dive into the world of mics discussing how traders are using these futures on a recent episode of “See the Futures”.

Topics covered include:

  • Review of the microfutures product suite and options available to the individual trader
  • Micro Futures vs. E-mini and Classic Size Contract Sizes
  • Review of volume and liquidity of microfutures products
  • Benefits of using Microfutures
  • Microfuture stock index charts and analysis:
  • –Micro S&P 500
    – Micro Nasdaq-100
    – MicroRussell 2000
    – Dow Jones Micro Industrial Average

  • Use pickups to hedge existing positions in other asset classes
  • Examples of using the Micro E-mini-S&P 500 to hedge an options position
  • Understanding micro-treasury returns and what it means for traders

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