Why You Should Only Trade the Most Liquid Futures Contracts

 

This article on Trading the Most Liquid Futures Contracts is the opinion of Optimus Futures.

Benefits of Trading the Most Liquid Futures Contracts

It doesn’t matter what type of futures trader you are, day trader, momentum, or even swing…it won’t help you if you’re not trading the most liquid futures contracts.

For a trade to go through in the futures market, the buyer and the seller must agree on a price. There are always two prices, the bid price, which is the price buyers are willing to pay. And the asking price, which is the price sellers are offering out.

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What Type Of Futures Trader Are You? Understanding Trading Behavior Dynamics

 
 

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Trading Behavior Dynamics

Your success or failure as a futures trader could result from account size, level of experience, or intelligence. But, it’s also about matching a trading style to your trading behavior.

You can be trading alongside the best futures trader, but your results will vary substantially if you don’t have the same stomach for risk or the same conviction in the play.

That’s why it’s so essential you sit down and ask yourself a series of questions to figure out what style of futures trader you are.

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Maximizing Capital Efficiency With Futures Trading Leverage

 
 

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Futures Trading Leverage

What do equity options, real estate, and futures have in common?

They all harness the power of leverage.

For example, in some cases, all you need is 20% for a down payment to get some property.

Here’s how it works with futures. One gold futures contract leverages 100 troy ounces. If gold futures are trading at $1800, then one gold futures contract leverages you $180,000 worth of gold.

At a smaller scale, micro gold futures contracts control 10 troy ounces, or $18,000 worth

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Nano Bitcoin Futures | Everything You Need to Know

 
 

This article on Nano Bitcoin Futures is the opinion of Optimus Futures. There is a substantial risk of loss in futures trading. Past performance is not indicative of future results.

Nano Bitcoin Futures

Here’s a breakdown of Coinbase Derivatives’ Nano Bitcoin futures contract and everything you need to know to start trading.

What are Nano Bitcoin Futures

Nano Bitcoin futures allow traders to easily express a long or short view on the price of Bitcoin while locking in a predetermined price for a future date.

Nano Bitcoin futures allow traders to speculate on the price of Bitcoin or hedge their crypto exposure in an easy to use format allowing

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Can Slippage Affect Your Futures Trading Performance?

 
 

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Futures Trading Slippage

Sometimes the difference between making and losing money in the futures market has nothing to do with the strategy or the market you’re trading.

In fact, you can be in the right trade at the right time and still lose money if you get this one thing wrong.

If you haven’t guessed by now, we’re referring to trade execution. And one of the biggest culprits of losing money is slippage. 

What is Futures Trading Slippage

Futures trading slippage is a term used to

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