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Do Cheaper Commissions Equal Better Trading?

 

The following article on Futures Trading Commissions is the opinion of Optimus Futures.

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Everybody wants the best quality goods and services they can find for lower costs. But paying less doesn’t necessarily mean buying cheap. It often means that a company can offer a product more efficiently or price it more competitively. That’s what competition is about. Heck, that’s what capitalism is all about.

But is it always a good thing? Sure, if you know what you’re paying for. A lower-rate mortgage loan may be better than a higher one when buying a house. A lower price offer for a car may be better than a higher offer for the same car but from another dealer. Lower futures commissions are always more attractive than higher commissions—BUT, and here’s where

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How to Measure Your Futures Trading ROI (return on investment)

 

The following article on Futures Trading ROI (return on investment) is the opinion of Optimus Futures.

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There is a plethora of metrics you can use to measure almost every aspect of your futures trading. Too many, perhaps. You can measure volatility in a given market. You can even apply similar metrics to your trading performance and equity returns. You can measure risk-to-reward, profit factor, and even mathematical expectancy. You can use the sharpe ratio, sortino ratio, sterling ratio, and MAR ratio and more if you so choose. You can even find some way to assess your trading psychology for whatever that’s worth. Does any of it make a difference? Sometimes yes, sometimes no.

At the end of the day, however, all that matters is how much more or less sits

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