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Once you find a trading system(s) that best fits your personal risk tolerances and trading objectives, the next step is to open a trading account. Please make sure you use the Suggested Capital under System Description to find out the minimum funding requirement to start trading the system.

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After your account has been established and funded, Optimus will auto-execute your selected strategy for you while you simply monitor the results.

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Follow along each day to see if the system you are studying or auto-trading has traded. All results posted are actual, and Optimus Futures uses Average Price System (APS) so that all clients enjoy the same fills. These results are posted daily by 4pm CST.

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Not sure which system is right for you? We can help.

If you need help or some guidance in determining the right strategy, please fill out the form to the right and one of our licensed brokers will help you choose an automated trading system that best fits your specific needs. We will take into account your overall investment objectives, your risk tolerance, your trading time horizon, and the amount of risk capital you can invest.

If you have any questions or need assistance right away, please feel free to contact us at 800-771-6748. We are available to assist you by phone, Skype, chat or email Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM EST through 5:00 PM EST.

About Trading Systems

What is a trading system?

A trading system is a tool used by traders that uses objective entry and exit criteria based on parameters that have been determined by historical testing on quantifiable data. Systems are run on computers or servers and linked to an exchange for trading. Developers will send systems revisions (updates) as they see fit.

Why should I trade a system?

Trading the futures markets using a trading system provides the discipline to overcome the fear and greed that in many cases paralyzes a trader and prevent making timely decisions. Each order placed is governed by a pre-determined set of rules that does not deviate based on anything other than market action.

What should I consider?

Like all kinds of tools, trading systems if not used properly, can be dangerous to the trader's economic health. The trader should evaluate tolerance to high-risk futures trading, risk capital and the ability to withstand equity draw-down as well as the cost in terms of both time and money to trade in the futures markets.

How do I know if the system is any good?

One of the key elements of a trading system is the ability for a trading system to hold up over time. We encourage clients to take their time and study results before they open a trading account. The only true test of a system is to see how it performs in actual trading where market slippage and trading cost are a part of the record.

How much money do I need?

The minimum deposit to open a futures trading account varies by system. In addition, the prospective trader should only consider opening a futures account when the trader has sufficient risk capital, due to the leverage in futures trading.

What are the Risks?

Any one system may be subject to market specific, system specific, or complex specific risk. By trading multiple systems across different markets, one may reduce market specific and complex specific risk. By trading systems with different entry and exit strategies, the trader may reduce system specific risk. However, the risk of trading can be substantial and each investor and/or trader must consider whether this is a suitable investment. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.

Disclaimer The risk of trading can be substantial and each investor and/or trader must consider whether this is a suitable investment. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.

Futures Trading Disclaimer Transactions in securities futures, commodity and index futures and options on futures carry a high degree of risk. The amount of initial margin is small relative to the value of the futures contract, meaning that transactions are heavily "leveraged". A relatively small market movement will have a proportionately larger impact on the funds you have deposited or will have to deposit: this may work against you as well as for you. You may sustain a total loss of initial margin funds and any additional funds deposited with the clearing firm to maintain your position. If the market moves against your position or margin levels are increased, you may be called upon to pay substantial additional funds on short notice to maintain your position. If you fail to comply with a request for additional funds within the time prescribed, your position may be liquidated at a loss and you will be liable for any resulting deficit.