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Five Ways to Execute Trades for Quick Sharp Moves in your Anticipated Direction

 

This article on Ways to Execute Trades for Quick Sharp Moves is the opinion of Optimus Futures.

Nothing appeases a futures trader more than to find a trade run instantly in the green upon execution. It is sometimes a result of careful analysis and handpicking the right trade setup at the right time, while other times it can be plain luck. Either way, such trades allow for easier trade management and lower stress levels and are therefore highly desired.

In this article, we look at five aspects that could potentially help you find more “instant runners”. As mentioned, even though such trades can at times be the result of luck, studying market dynamics and understanding why and when the market is more likely to post a quick strong move in one direction helps us

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Futures Trading Infographic | Understanding the Futures Trading Landscape

 

Since Optimus Futures is an Independent Introducing Broker that plays a part in every aspect of our clients trading operations, we created this Futures Trading Infographic to help you visualize the trading infrastructure and show you all the participants involved in helping you trade futures.

Understand the interconnected relationship between the customers, platforms, datafeeds, brokers, futures commission merchants (FCM) and Commodity Exchanges and take a journey down the order path to gain a better understanding of our futures trading ecosystem.

Futures Trading Infographic


Futures Trading Infographic

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Emini S&P Futures Contract – Day Trading Margins

 

Emini S&P Futures Contract – Day Trading Margins

Optimus Futures provides $500-day Futures trading margins for the Emini S&P which is one of the sought-after instruments by day traders. Please call us to inquire about Emini SP Trading 800 771 6748 email: General@optimusfutures.com 

Each Futures Clearing Merchant makes their own day trading margins for the ES contract. Also, you must know the specific cut-off time for day trading margins.   Overnight margins for the ES contact are determined by the exchange and as such are nonnegotiable. Please refer to this link ES Contract margins for overnight : ES Margins

However, we also want you to understand the risk and reward associated with futures trading and the risk you face utilizing such leverage.

Essentially, a trader with $5K, could trade up to 10 contracts (not a recommendation , the number of contracts is for illustration only).
Let’s do the math: if a trader loses more

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