Low Commissions*.
Free Platform.

$0.25 / Side On Micros | $0.75 Per Side On Standard Contracts

  • Free Platform with Order Flow | Optimus Flow
  • Free Trading Journal
  • Free Real-Time News Subscription & Alerts | Optimus News
  • Streaming Real-Time Data for Quotes & Charts
  • Low Day Trading Margins
  • 24-Hour Trade Desk Access

No Monthly Platform Fee - on Optimus Flow

Trade futures with low commissions*

  • Free CME Market Data (Level 1)**
  • Free Routing***
  • Free Trading Journal
  • Free Real-Time News Alerts

$0.25 per side on micros

$0.75 per side on standard contracts

Increase Buying Power with Day Trading Margins As Low As


  • Micro E-mini S&P 500 MES
  • Micro E-Mini Dow Jones NYM
  • Micro E-Mini Russell 2000 M2K


  • E-mini S&P 500 ES
  • E-Mini Dow Jones YM
  • E-Mini Russell 2000 R2K


  • Micro E-mini Nasdaq-100 MNQ


  • E-mini Nasdaq-100 NQ

The More You Trade, The Lower Commissions You Pay.

Clients who meet the daily trading volume levels below qualify for even more savings with commissions as low as $0.05 / Side. After you Open your Account, you must contact us at (800) 771-6748 or support@optimusfutures.com to ensure the appropriate commission tier.

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Commisions Per Side


Commisions Per Side


Clearing, Exchange and Other Fees

Any additional trading costs you may incur are simply pass-through fees and apply to all traders based on their market data selections, trade management and more. Optimus Futures does not mark-up any of the additional fees related to your account.

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*Commission rates above are quoted on a per-side basis for new self-directed accounts opened after September 20th, 2022. Commission rates are subject to change at any time. Commissions, FCM Clearing, Exchange and NFA fees apply to all order types. Exchange fees are subject to change and can be confirmed on the exchange websites. Non-US customers may be subject to an additional clearing fee of $.25 per side charge on standard contracts and $.16 per side on micro contracts. The rates above apply to standard day trading margins. Lower day trading margins may subject you to higher commissions.

**Must place 10 trades per month using the Optimus Futures datafeed to get Free CME Level 1 Data. Not available on other datafeeds. Regular price is $3 / month. Submit this form monthly for rebate https://info.optimusfutures.com/cme-level-1-rebate-form.

***Must be on Optimus Flow powered by Optimus Futures datafeed.

Holding positions past the session close MAY subject you to higher commission rates. Commissions and fees could be charged in the currency of the traded product. In the event of margin calls, liquidation fees are $25 per contract for Micro-Stock Index contracts and $50 per contract for all other contracts. The rates apply to self-directed individual, joint and corporate accounts. Limited POA, allocation accounts, leader-follower, give-up, and other professional services may be subject to additional fees. Please reference our Fee Schedule for additional fees that may apply to your account.

Not all clients qualify for discounted commission rates. Specific platforms and datafeeds are required. The commissions displayed above are effective for traders cleared by Ironbeam. Discounted commissions are not automatically applied to any account and do not automatically adjust based on monthly volume or day trading margins. Standard day trading margins apply to volume-tiered pricing. Please submit this form to request any rate changes: https://info.optimusfutures.com/high-volume-commissions-tier. No rebates will be provided to those who experienced margin calls or auto liquidations. No rebates will be issued for past activity. All commissions are subject to ongoing review and may be increased if clients fail to meet the volume requirements listed above. Please consult your broker to confirm the current commissions for your account.

Futures and options trading involves a substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. Clients may lose more than their initial investment. Past performance is not indicative of future results.