CME Micro E-mini Futures

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Trade CME
Group Micro
E-Mini Futures

Equity Indices . Metals . FX
The Next Big Thing in Futures Trading is Here.

With TradeStation Global you can now trade CME Group Micro E-mini Futures.

These contracts provide the benefits of trading futures for a fraction of the upfront financial commitment and with the active individual trader in mind.

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4 CONTRACTS

Micro E-mini Equity Futures

S&P 500 • Nasdaq-100 • Russell 2000 • DJIA

Meet Micro E-mini futures on the S&P 500, Nasdaq-100, Dow Jones Industrial Average and Russell 2000 indices, the next big thing in equities trading. These smaller-sized contracts make futures available to traders of all sizes and risk appetites.

  • Trade a slice of the most liquid equity index futures.
  • Enjoy greater versatility in your trading strategies
  • Use leverage for greater capital efficiency and exposure

MES

Micro E-mini S&P 500

Providing trade exposure to US large-cap stocks, with a leading indicator of the US stock market.

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M2K

Micro E-mini Russell 2000

Providing trade exposure to 2,000 US small-cap stocks, with the leading small-cap benchmark.

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MNQ

Micro E-mini NASDAQ-100

Providing trade exposure to the largest non-financial companies in the Nasdaq stock market.

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MYM

Micro E-mini Dow

Providing trade exposure to 30 blue-chip companies, a widely followed indicator of the US stock market.

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More Micro Futures at CME Group

3 CONTRACTS

Micro metals Futures

Gold • Silver • Palladium

Tap into the most liquid Metals futures markets using contracts 1/5th or 1/10th the size of standard contracts: Gold, Silver and Palladium.

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7 CONTRACTS

Micro FX Futures

EUR/USD • AUD/USD • GBP/USD • JPY/USD • CHF/USD • CAD/USD • INR/USD

Gain access to a $6T a day FX market via the largest regulated FX marketplace, with contracts 1/10th or 1/5th the size of our standard pairings.

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Delve Deeper. Learn more about CME Group Micro suite

Make more possible when you trade CME Group Micro futures on TradeStation Global

Equity Indices . Metals . FX

Why Trade Micro E-mini Futures?

Discover the benefits of trading futures for a fraction of the financial commitment.

More access. Trade a slice of the most liquid index, metals and FX futures

Get the same benefits enjoyed by professional futures traders, now on a retail budget. Nearly 24-hour trading means you can act fast to adjust as soon as markets move on global news and events.

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More capital efficiency. Use the power of leverage.

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.

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More flexibility. Go short with ease.

Micro futures offer you opportunities in bull and bear markets by allowing you to go short as easily as you can go long. No short selling restrictions means you can capitalize on any movement in metals, FX or indices.

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More opportunity. Diversify your portfolio.

Explore markets that you may have thought require large up-front capital. Gold or silver, a major equity index, a major currency. Enjoy the benefits of CME Micro diversification - Open a TradeStation Global account or contact us to learn more.

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Micro E-mini Futures Products Overview

Get to know Micro E-mini futures and what they will provide to the marketplace.

VIDEOS

Discover why traders come to the Micro futures markets.

The Next Big Thing: Micro E-mini Equity Index Futures

Dave Lerman, Senior Director, Education, CME Group explains the compelling reasons to trade Micro E-minis.

Market Comparison: ETFs to Micro Futures.

What Every Trader Should Know About The Suite of Micro Futures.

EQUITY

Micro Equity Futures

S&P 500 • Nasdaq-100 • Russell 2000 • DJIA

Market Comparison: ETFs to Micro Futures.

Trader's Edge: Using Micro E-mini Equity Futures for Precision Trading

Trader's Edge: Spread Trading Using Micro E-mini Equity Index Futures

METALS

Micro Metals Futures

Gold • Silver • Palladium

Micro Gold and Silver Futures Overview

Trader's Edge: Gold Futures vs Gold ETFs and OTC Markets

Gold Product Overview

FX

Micro FX Futures

EUR/USD • AUD/USD • GBP/USD
JPY/USD • CHF/USD • CAD/USD • INR/USD

Introduction to FX Trading

How to Manage Risk in FX

Understanding FX Quote Conventions

Contracts Specifications

Micro E-mini S&P
500
Micro E-mini
Nasdaq-100
Micro E-mini Russell
2000
Micro E-mini Dow
CONTRACT SIZE $5 x S&P 500 Index $2 x Nasdaq-100 Index $5 x Russell 2000 Index $0.50 x DJIA Index
TRADING HOURS AND VENUE CME Globex: Sun-Fri: 5:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m.
Mon-Fri: Daily trading halt from 3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
MINIMUM TICK/PRICE
FLUCTUATION
0.25 Index points 0.25 Index points 0.10 Index points 1.00 Index points
DOLLAR VALUE OF ONE TICK $1.25 per contract $0.50 per contract $0.50 per contract $0.50 per contract
PRODUCT CODE CME Globex: MES
CME ClearPort: MES
Clearing: MES
CME Globex: MNQ
CME ClearPort: MNQ
Clearing: MNQ
CME Globex: M2K
CME ClearPort: M2K
Clearing: M2K
CME Globex: MYM
CME ClearPort: MYM
Clearing: MYM
CONTRACT MONTHS Five months in the March Quarterly Cycle
H, M, U, Z, H (March, June, September, December, March)
Four months in the March Quarterly Cycle
H, M, U, Z (March, June, September, December)
DELIVERY Cash settlement to Final Settlement Price
TERMINATION OF TRADING 8:30 a.m. CT on 3rd Friday of contract delivery month
Trading in expiring futures terminates at 8:30 a.m. on Last Day of Trading.
Micro Gold Micro Silver Micro Palladium
UNDERLYING MARKET Gold, a widely used precious metal Silver, a widely used precious metal Palladium, a precious metal often used as an alternative to platinum
CONTRACT SIZE 10 troy ounces 1,000 troy ounces 10 troy ounces
RATIO TO STANDARD
CONTRACT
1/10 of COMEX Gold futures 1/10 of COMEX Silver futures 1/10 of NYMEX Palladium futures
MINIMUM TICK/ PRICE
FLUCTUATION
$0.10 per troy ounce $0.01 per troy ounce $0.10 per troy ounce
DOLLAR VALUE OF ONE TICK $0.10 per troy ounce $10 per troy ounce $1 per troy ounce
PRODUCT CODE MGC SIL PAM
SETTLEMENT Physical Physical Physical
TRADING HOURS Sunday – Friday 5:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. CT with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 4:15 p.m. CT
Micro AUD/USD Micro CAD/USD Micro CHF/USD Micro EUR/USD Micro GBP/USD Micro INR/USD Micro JPY/USD
UNDERLYING
CURRENCY
Australian dollars Canadian dollars Swiss francs Euros British pounds Indian rupees Japanese yen
CONTRACT
SIZE
10,000 Aussie dollars 10,000 Canadian dollars 12,500 francs 12,500 euros 6,250 pounds 1M rupee 1.25M yen
RATIO TO
STANDARD
CONTRACT
1/10 1/10 1/10 1/10 1/10 1/10 1/10
MINIMUM TICK/PRICE
FLUCTUATION
0.0001 USD per AUD 0.0001 USD per CAD 0.0001 USD per CHF 0.0001 USD per EUR 0.0001 USD per GBP 0.01 USD per INR 0.000001 USD per JPY
DOLLAR VALUE OF ONE TICK $1 per contract $1 per contract $1.25 per contract $1.25 per contract $0.625 per contract $1 per contract $1.25 per contract
PRODUCT CODE M6A MCD MSF M6E MGB MIR MJY
SETTLEMENT Financial Financial Financial Financial Financial Financial Financial
TRADING HOURS Sunday - Friday 5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 4:00 p.m. CT

Trade Micro E-mini Futures on TradeStation Global

4 CONTRACTS

Micro E-mini Equity Futures

S&P 500 • Nasdaq-100 • Russell 2000 • DJIA

3 CONTRACTS

Micro metals Futures

Gold • Silver • Palladium

7 CONTRACTS

Micro FX Futures

EUR/USD • AUD/USD • GBP/USD • JPY/USD • CHF/USD • CAD/USD • INR/USD

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