S&P 500 Index futures can provide investors and traders with exposure to the individual companies that make up the S&P 500 Index. But trading futures is different from trading equities. Understand how they work and how you can trade them.
Learn about micro e-mini futures contracts and how they could help your portfolio play hard during earnings season.
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.
Stock trading versus futures trading each pose intriguing possibilities. But although stocks and futures share some common ground, they differ in several ways that investors should understand before diving in to either.
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.
Learn how futures contracts use tick sizes to track how much positions gain or lose each day.
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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