A new futures exchange, FairX, offers Micro and Nano contracts to retail traders.
The stock market has had circuit breakers—temporary trading
halts imposed if U.S. stock markets fall by
certain percentages—in place since 1987, but they've rarely been triggered until March 2020. Here's what investors should know.
The futures market can open new worlds for option traders, but it can also carry unique risks. So before you dive in, know the nuts and bolts of the futures markets.
Whether you're buying groceries, filling your tank with gas, or shopping for your next home, understand how different types of futures contracts could have influenced their prices.
With Micro E-mini options on futures, option traders can participate in the futures market with less capital and with streamlined risk management.
Learn about micro e-mini futures contracts and how they could help your portfolio play hard during earnings season.
The monthly U.S. Employment Situation report—commonly called the jobs report—is perhaps the most closely watched fundamental indicator for traders and investors. Here’s why.
CME Group recently launched a set of Micro E-mini equity index futures, offering smaller retail investors a chance to diversify into futures trading.
Investors seeking to profit from a market downturn or looking for portfolio protection have several shorting alternatives. Here are three of them.
If you've ever wondered what index futures are, how to trade them, or why you'd trade them in the first place, wonder no more.
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