Micro Futures2023-08-23T12:41:04-05:00

Futures trading, bite-sized.


Get started trading futures with micro contracts. They’re among the most liquid, actively traded futures contracts available. At just a fraction of the size of the regular contracts, micros give futures traders a simple, cost-efficient way to access the markets.

Trade micro e-mini S&P 500 futures

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The Ironbeam trading platform is one of the only fully-featured mobile futures trading apps. Seamlessly trade between web, desktop, and mobile. Enjoy powerful charting, unfiltered market data, and 24-hour support.

  • Web, Desktop, Mobile App

  • Low Daytrade Margins

  • Risk-Free Simulated Trading

  • Free Market Data

  • 300+ Indicators Included

  • Unlimited Support & Walkthroughs


Why trade micro futures at Ironbeam?

Ironbeam has the tools and data you need to trade futures and options effectively, including an easy-to-use trading platform, dedicated futures specialists, educational resources, and 24 hour support.

  • Lower margin requirements

  • Futures trading mobile app

  • 24 hour trading

Take advantage of our wide offering of micro contracts

  • Micro Euro, Canadian Dollar, Japanese Yen, British Pound, Australian Dollar, Swiss Franc, Indian Rupee

  • Micro E-Mini S&P 500, Dow Jones, NASDAQ, Russell 2000

  • Micro Gold & Silver

  • Micro Crude Oil

  • Micro Bitcoin

Current Promotions

We are pleased to offer the following new futures account promotions!

  • Free Ironbeam Trading Platform

  • Low day trading margins on the most popular futures contracts

  • No minimum deposit to open a new trading account

Micro Futures Symbols & Tick Value Guide

Please see below for the micro futures symbols. To add a symbol in the Ironbeam trading platform, simply type in the symbol in the ‘add symbol’ field and it will display all of the available expirations for each symbol.

Contract Symbol Tick Increment Tick Value
Micro E-Mini S&P 500 MES 0.25 $1.25
Micro E-Mini Nasdaq MNQ 0.25 $0.50
Micro E-Mini Dow Jones MYM 1.00 $0.50
Micro E-Mini Rusell 2000 M2K 0.1 $0.50
Micro Bitcoin Futures MBT 5 $0.50
Micro WTI Crude Oil MCL 0.01 $1.00
Micro Gold Futures MGC 0.1 $1.00
Micro Silver Futures SIL 0.005 $5.00
Micro EUR/USD Futures M6E 0.0001 $1.25
Micro CAD/USD Futures MCD 0.0001 $1.00
Micro JPY/USD MJY 0.000001 $1.25
Micro CHF/USD MSF 0.0001 $1.25
Micro GBP/USD M6B 0.0001 $0.62

Questions? Call us at 312-765-7200

*Day trading margins not available during the commission-free period*

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Visit Our Knowledge Base Trading Platform FAQs Which trading platforms are available to me? Ironbeam offers many trading platforms. Visit our platform page to view your options. If there is a platform that you are interested in that is not listed on our platform page, call our help desk to check availability. Ironbeam is compatible with many [...]

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