The Russell 2000 (RUT) is a publicly traded equities index that is composed of a diverse cross-section of U.S. small-cap companies. Featuring listings from sectors such as healthcare, technology, and consumer discretionary, the RUT’s performance hinges on the values of growth-oriented stocks. Although the Russell 2000 is not as well known as the Dow Jones… Read more.
If you’re interested in maximizing risk and reward, look no further than the Russell 2000 index. Comprising equity offerings nicknamed the “small caps,” this asset class features the utmost in growth potential for the U.S. equities markets. If you’re an aspiring futures market gunslinger, Micro E-mini and E-mini Russell 2000 futures listed on the Chicago… Read more.
Granularity is defined as “the state or quality of being composed of many individual pieces or elements.” In the world of fund managers, the term is used in reference to diversification. For active futures traders, granularity is all about managing exposure.
Much attention and trading volume is garnered by the S&P 500 futures and the e-Mini version of that contract. While it is an excellent market to trade, have you ever thought of trading the e-Mini Russell 2000 futures? This article will showcase the e-Mini R2K and give you the opportunity to paper-trade it with real… Read more.
When it comes to Futures Spreads, many traders ask us what is the benefit of spreading futures contracts. They want to know why we often choose to spread futures contracts instead of either being long or short a single futures contract or option, or use option spreads instead.