Everything You Need in a Futures Broker
Trading tools and support futures traders need for just $1.50 per contract*
TradeStation Securities, Inc.
Why trade futures?
Trading Futures offer a variety of advantages for anyone looking to diversify their portfolio and capitalize on the ever-changing world economy. With futures, traders can access nearly round the clock trading opportunities, increase their leverage, and access highly liquid futures markets.
- Access a wide array of diversified investments including indices, treasuries, metals, energies, currencies, and more
- Increased leverage allows futures traders to control a large amount of notional value with a relatively small amount of capital
- Virtually 24-hour around the clock access to major futures exchanges across the U.S. and Europe
- No pattern day trading rules — no minimum account value to trade multiple times per day
- Easy to short — no short sale restrictions or hard-to-borrow availability concerns
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Why trade futures at TradeStation?
TradeStation has the trading tools and data you need to trade futures effectively, including an advanced trading platform, dedicated futures specialists, educational resources, and commission-free pricing plans. Everything you need from a futures broker.
Powerful futures trading and analysis platform
Web and mobile trading
Free market data for non-professional traders
Experienced customer support and trade-desk specialists
Special day-trading margin rates
Access to over 350 futures and futures option products
An advanced trading platform to level up your futures trading
TradeStation’s feature-rich trading platform lets traders monitor the markets, plan strategies, and implement them in one easy-to-use and convenient place.
Massive historical market price database: Delve into our vault of market data going back many years and spanning across several markets, including all U.S. futures and Eurex futures.
Continuous contract view: Allows you to see long term trends in the futures market.
Backtest your futures trading ideas: Don’t rely solely on intuition – TradeStation gives you the ability to test your ideas before you ever risk a penny.
Advanced charting: Build your own custom indicators or benefit from our expansive suite of built-in indicators.
Integrated futures trading platform: Trade futures alongside equities, options, and ETFs on one integrated platform.
More than 350 futures and futures options to trade
TradeStation offers over 350 futures and futures options products to trade, which means expanded trading opportunities in a wide range of markets, including indexes, commodities, metals, and more.
|Indexes||E-mini S&P 500||Micro E-mini Products||CME Bitcoin Futures|
|Currencies||Euro||British Pound||Japanese Yen|
|Interest Rates||U.S. 5-Year-T Notes||U.S. 10-Year-T- Notes||U.S. 30-T-Bonds|
|Energies||Crude Oil||Natural Gas||Heating Oil|
|Meats||Lean hogs||Live Cattle||Feeder Cattle|
Introducing Micro E-mini Futures
Trade futures for as low as $175 with micro e-minis
At just one/tenth the size of the regular E-mini contract, it has never been easier to get started trading futures. You can go long or short in markets like the S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100 with as little as $175 of day-trading margin per contract. Get all the same benefits of the normal-sized contract like trading around the clock all with TradeStation’s award-winning* futures trading platform, low commissions, and outstanding service and education.
Trade futures online or on the go
Pick from one of our award-winning trading platforms – desktop, web, or mobile. Download the app today or get started with web trading to level up your futures game.
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Get 50% off futures brokerage fees.
$0.25 to $0.75 per contract per side*
- Free market data (CME Globex Value Bundle)
- Special day-trading margin rates
- Access to over 350 futures and futures option products
- Powerful futures trading and analysis platform