By definition, a trading edge is an approach to the market that creates an advantage over other participants. Finding or designing such an advantage for live futures requires some work. Nonetheless, if established and applied over time, the rewards from building an edge may exceed all expectations.
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.