Once reserved only for institutional traders, spreads are gaining popularity among retail participants around the globe. Reduced margin requirements, limited risk exposure, and diverse strategic alternatives have made spreads an ideal destination for legions of active futures traders.
Technical Trading Strategies
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange is the largest futures and options marketplace in the world. The CME facilitates the trade of nearly everything under the sun, from corn and gold to weather and real estate indices. Among its most popular offerings is the E-mini S&P (ES) 500.