If you’re new to futures, then you may find yourself asking: What is margin trading? In short, margin trading is the act of securing the rights to an asset via third-party financing. However, its functions and applications in the futures markets go much deeper than simply taking out a loan.
Futures Spread Margin
For many futures traders, the word margin carries a rather negative connotation. Flashbacks of short-notice bank wires or premature exits from winning trades often haunt practitioners of haphazard risk management. To some, it’s a nasty six-letter word, and margin call is the kiss of death. Of course, the truth of futures margins is much less… Read more.
This articles explains in detail how to find the Futures Spreads margins through the CME Group’s website and the ICE Exchange’s website.