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Benefits of Trading Micro Crude Oil Futures vs Standard Oil Futures


This article on the benefits of Trading Micro Crude Oil Futures is the opinion of Optimus Futures.

  • Micro futures can help new or small traders reduce their risk exposure enough to test out new strategies or make the transition from simulated trading to trading in a live market.
  • The smaller sizes that micros offer can help traders customize their position size.
  • Hedging a commodity ETF is another potential benefit of micro futures, particularly for investors whose equity positions are too small for a standard contract size.
Perhaps you’re an investor who needs to protect a modest position in an oil or energy ETF, and placing a hedge with a smaller crude oil futures contract might be the most efficient way to do so.


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What is the Best Age to Day Trade?


This article on best day trading age is the opinion of Optimus Futures.

Best day trading age

  • Is there an ideal time to begin learning how to day trade the markets?
  • Should traders and investors take a more conservative approach the older they get?
  • Age may or may not be a significant factor when it comes to trading success.
A popular market adage says that the youngest traders and investors are the ones most capable of taking on greater market risks. This is because the younger you are, the more you’re able to withstand losses due to market downturns, bad judgment, or errors due to inexperience.

If you’re a young trader, you may be more capable of taking on more risks, but you’re not

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NOTICE: Independence Day Holiday Trading Schedule: 7/5/21


Attention Traders,

Please refer to the table below for a complete list of trading hours for the upcoming Independence Day (July 4th) Holiday. Holiday trading hours become effective starting today, July 2nd:

Thank you for your prompt attention to these matters! If you have any questions, please contact us at: (800) 771-6748 or send us an email at:

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End-of-day Trading Strategies | How to Trade at Market Close


This article on End-of-day trading strategies is the opinion of Optimus Futures.

End-of-day trading strategy

  • End of Day trading strategies are simple, easy, and often more practical to execute.
  • Developing a strong end of day strategy, however, can be difficult.
  • End of day strategies can be used for both day trading and swing trading.
In 1987, a year fated to undergo one of the most harrowing market crashes, a successful but still up-and-coming trader by the name of Larry R. Williams took the futures trading world by storm, sealing his stature in market history and occupying a space alongside other legendary market speculators such as the likes of Jesse Livermore.

He entered the World Cup Championship of Futures Trading where he turned his $10,000 stake

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