27 05, 2020

Things to Know Before Trading: Position and Risk Management

By |2023-03-03T09:18:24-06:00May 27th, 2020|Trader Education|0 Comments

Position and Risk Management Position and Risk Management for Individual Traders Risk management is an important aspect of trading. The amount of capital put at risk for each trade is based on many factors. Market participants [...]

27 05, 2020

Things to Know Before Trading: Closing Your Position

By |2023-03-03T09:18:30-06:00May 27th, 2020|Trader Education|0 Comments

Closing Your Position Closing Your Position After establishing a futures position, the primary decision you will make is when to close the position. To close an open position, you can take the opposite position in the [...]

19 11, 2019

Things To Know Before Trading: Placing A Futures Order

By |2023-03-03T09:19:43-06:00November 19th, 2019|Trader Education|0 Comments

Placing A Futures Order How to Place a Futures Order Futures orders are placed by using a broker’s trade execution platform. Using the broker of your choice, a trader will place orders using that platform. Traders [...]

19 11, 2019

Things to Know Before Trading: Futures Order Types

By |2023-03-03T09:19:49-06:00November 19th, 2019|Trader Education|0 Comments

Futures Order Types Futures Order Types Orders for futures contracts can be submitted to an exchange with different conditions specified. The conditions are referred to as order types. These conditions allow traders to create orders that [...]

19 11, 2019

Things to Know Before Trading: What Happens After Submitting An Order

By |2023-03-03T09:19:55-06:00November 19th, 2019|Trader Education|0 Comments

What Happens After Submitting An Order What Happens After Submitting An Order As a trader, when you click to enter an order, there are many processes that occur to have your order actualized before being filled [...]

19 11, 2019

Things to Know Before Trading: Getting Started With Your Broker

By |2023-03-03T09:20:02-06:00November 19th, 2019|Trader Education|0 Comments

Getting Your Ironbeam Account Started Getting Started with Your Broker The futures exchange is where futures orders are received, and buy and sell orders are matched, to create “the market.” Futures exchanges have the objective to [...]

19 11, 2019

Micro E-Mini Futures Course: Managing Micro E-Mini Futures Expiration

By |2023-03-03T09:20:09-06:00November 19th, 2019|Trader Education|0 Comments

Micro E-Mini Futures Course: Part 3 Managing Micro E-Mini Futures Expiration Every futures contract has an expiration date. CME Group’s Micro E-mini futures contracts expire on a quarterly basis, settling to the official opening level of [...]

19 11, 2019

Micro E-Mini Futures Course: Hedging with the Micro E-Mini Futures

By |2023-03-03T09:20:15-06:00November 19th, 2019|Trader Education|0 Comments

Micro E-Mini Futures Course: Part 2 Hedging with the Micro E-Mini Futures A trader purchased an out-of-the-money, E-mini S&P 500 call option. As you know, the underlying future for this option is the E-mini S&P 500 [...]

19 11, 2019

Micro E-Mini Futures Course: Futures Products Overview

By |2023-03-03T09:20:21-06:00November 19th, 2019|Trader Education|0 Comments

Micro E-Mini Futures Course: Part 1 This course will provide insight into the Micro E-Mini futures, including a size comparison to classic E-Mini contracts, a look at enhanced exposure and the benefits Micro E-mini futures can offer [...]

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