This articles explains in detail how to find the Futures Spreads margins through the CME Group’s website and the ICE Exchange’s website.
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If a new trader is looking to use futures to earn speculative profits, an understanding of spreads relationships is essential.
First Notice Day (FND) and Last Trading Day (LTD) are very important dates to know when trading any futures contract. You can find the FND and LTD in several ways.
If a trader would like to place an order to enter the market on a stop, is it acceptable for the trader to simultaneously place a profit target at the same time?
Stop orders are primarily used to protect losses on a position, lock in profits on a position, or enter a market on a breakout. Learn why Stop Orders may be rejected.
Stop orders can be used in futures trading as a great way to help manage risk and protect losses, lock in profits, or enter the market on a breakout. The downside to using stop orders, however, is slippage.
A common question that new traders often ask is if it is acceptable to place a protective stop while simultaneously placing an order to enter on a limit. The trader who typically asks this question is primarily concerned with having a predefined risk parameter for his limit order. The answer to this question is…
The market price and last traded price of a futures contract are often confused with one another. However, both have completely different meanings that are important for all traders to understand.