Ironbeam News and Updates

Trading Metal Futures: The Power of Gold and Silver

As a modern investor, diversification is key to risk management and potential returns. One of the most popular ways to achieve this is by trading metal futures, particularly gold and silver. These instruments, including their mini and micro versions, provide attractive opportunities for traders of all levels. This expanded article will delve deeper into the popularity […]

By Ironbeam|May 17, 2023|News, Trader Education|0 Comments
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The Importance of FOMC Meetings for Futures Traders

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meetings play a critical role in shaping the U.S. economy’s trajectory. As a futures trader, understanding the importance of these meetings can greatly impact your trading decisions and strategies. In this article, we will discuss why FOMC meetings matter to futures traders, and provide examples of how to trade […]

By Ironbeam|May 2, 2023|News, Trader Education|0 Comments
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CME Group Currency Futures Contracts: A Comprehensive Guide for Traders

Trading currency futures made easy with Ironbeam’s free platform and expert support In today’s fast-paced global economy, currency futures contracts have become increasingly popular among traders. The CME Group, the world’s leading derivatives marketplace, offers an extensive range of currency futures contracts to suit the needs of various market participants. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll […]

By Ironbeam|April 28, 2023|News, Trader Education|0 Comments
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Sierra Chart: The Flexible and Efficient Trading Platform

In recent years, Sierra Chart has gained a loyal following among futures and options traders. This trading platform is well-known for its advanced charting capabilities, all-encompassing user interface, and fast order execution. Sierra Chart is favored by traders who require a customizable and efficient trading platform that can handle high volumes of market data and trades. Ironbeam, […]

By Ironbeam|April 26, 2023|News, Trader Education|0 Comments
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The Rise in Popularity of Trading the Micro E-mini S&P 500 Futures Contracts

Introduction The Micro E-mini S&P 500 futures contracts have become increasingly popular in recent years. In this article, we will explore what these contracts are, why they are becoming more popular, and how to trade them. What are Micro E-mini S&P 500 Futures Contracts? Micro E-mini S&P 500 futures contracts are futures contracts based on […]

By Ironbeam|April 25, 2023|News, Trader Education|0 Comments
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Good Friday Holiday Futures Trading Schedule 2023

Please see below for a summary of key market hour changes for the Good Friday holiday. Trade Date Thursday, April 6 Friday, April 7 Equity Regular CLOSE @ 16:00 CST Early CLOSE @ 08:15 CST Interest Rate Regular CLOSE @ 16:00 CST Early CLOSE @ 10:15 CST FX Regular CLOSE @ 16:00 CST Early CLOSE […]

By Ironbeam|April 6, 2023|News, Trader Education|0 Comments
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Ironbeam’s Trading Platform Gets a Major Update

CHICAGO, February 14th, 2023  — Ironbeam, a leading online futures brokerage firm, is excited to announce the latest updates to its trading platform. The new and improved platform offers a range of new features and tools to enhance the trading experience for our clients. What’s New in Version 1.91: New Event Contracts Trading Widget The first […]

By Ironbeam|February 14, 2023|News, Trader Education|2 Comments
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Thanksgiving Holiday Futures Trading Hours: 2022

Ironbeam wishes you a happy Thanksgiving! Please see below for the trading hours affected. Helpful Links Our Free Trading Platform Our Low Trading Margins Ironbeam Knowledge Base Trade Date Weds, Nov 23 Thurs, Nov 24 Thurs, Nov 24 Fri, Nov 25 Fri, Nov 25 State OPEN HALT OPEN OPEN CLOSE Equity Regular @ 1700 CT 1200 […]

By Ironbeam|November 22, 2022|News, Trader Education|2 Comments
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Ironbeam becomes CME Group Clearing Member

CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2022  — Ironbeam Inc., an industry-leading futures brokerage firm, is pleased to announce growth in customer segregated assets of approximately 20% during the three months since Ironbeam became a CME Group clearing member firm. Ironbeam is one of the only direct clearing members that offers a proprietary modern cloud-based trading and clearing experience. […]

By Ironbeam|August 11, 2022|News, Trader Education|0 Comments
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Micro Copper Futures Launch

What you need to know On May 2nd, Micro Copper futures will be available to trade via CME Group & Ironbeam futures. Micro Copper futures will offer a new, capital-effective way to access the Copper futures market. Trade a smaller-sized contract Micro Copper futures are conveniently sized and tailored to the individual trader at 1/10th the size […]

By Ironbeam|April 6, 2022|News, Trader Education|0 Comments
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