This article on How to Become a Professional Futures Trader is the opinion of Optimus Futures.
Every person who has the gumption to enter the world of commodity futures trading does so with more than just an ounce of ambition. Sure, there are a handful of wealthy investors who can afford to apportion a very small percentage of their portfolio to futures and alternative investments, but this class of investor doesn’t represent the typical “retail” futures trader, the “smaller” speculator who often has much less starting capital, and potentially much more to lose.
This article is for the vast majority of retail futures traders who are just getting started, hoping to grow a relatively modest amount of capital into a consistent stream of income. This piece focuses on those