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What Are Basics of Margin Trading for Investors?

Are you looking for a better way to trade? Consider margin trading with E-Mini.com Futures Margins. We provide investors with the tools they need to make informed decisions.

At E-Mini.com, we understand that margin trading can be overwhelming, so we’re here to help you learn the basics. Margin trading requires investors to borrow money from their broker in order to purchase financial instruments. It allows them to obtain larger positions compared to what they could normally afford on cash alone and potentially yield higher returns. You can find out more about how margin trading works by reading our comprehensive guide that covers topics such as types of futures margins, how to calculate futures margins, and much more.

If you’re already familiar with futures margins, then you know that maintaining a minimum account balance is necessary for Futures margin trading – and that’s where E-Mini.com comes in. Our platform makes it easy for any investor whether novice or experienced to set up an account and access all the features needed for successful speculating, including competitive market data fees, free extended hours data streaming services, variable leverage options, low initial capital requirements and much more.

So why not give us a try? With E-Mini.com Futures Day Trading Margins, your investments have a chance to go further than ever before – sign up today.

We Make Day Trading Margins easy

Investing can be a daunting task, but with the right tools and information it can be incredibly rewarding.

E-Mini.com Futures Margins wants to provide our investors with all the resources they need to make informed decisions. That’s why we offer a comprehensive guide to margin trading that covers everything from types of futures margins to how to calculate futures margins.

We also make it easy for investors to set up an account and access all the features needed for competitive speculating. With competitive market data fees, free extended hours data streaming services, variable leverage options, low initial capital requirements and much more, E-Mini.com Futures Margins has everything you need to get started in the world of futures trading.

 

FAQs

1. What are E-mini futures?
At E-Mini.com Futures Margins, we want to provide our investors with all the resources they need to make informed decisions. That’s why we offer a comprehensive guide to margin trading that covers everything from types of futures margins to how to calculate futures margins.

2. What is the margin requirement for trading E-mini futures?
At E-Mini.com Futures Margins, we want to provide our investors with all the resources they need to make informed decisions. That’s why we offer a comprehensive guide to margin trading that covers everything from types of futures margins to how to calculate futures margins.

3. Why do the margin requirements change throughout the day?
We also make it easy for investors to set up an account and access all the features needed for competitive speculating. With competitive market data fees, free extended hours data streaming services, variable leverage options, low initial capital requirements and much more, E-Mini.com Futures Margins has everything you need to get started in the world of futures trading.

4. How can traders meet the margin requirements?
With day trading margins, you can obtain larger positions than what you could normally afford on cash alone. This allows you to potentially yield higher returns and makes E-Mini.com one of the best platforms for investors of all levels of experience.

5. What would happen if a trader didn’t have enough money to cover their position?
Call one of our futures brokers at 1(800)454-9572 and find out.

Sign up now and get started on your investment journey with E-Mini.com Futures Margins.

Investing can be a daunting task, but with the right tools and information it can be incredibly rewarding.

e-mini Day Trading Margins
Nano Futures Contracts
Contract
Symbol
Day Margin
Exchange Margin
Nano Bitcoin
BIT
$20
$78
Micro Futures Contracts
Contract
Symbol
Day Margin
Exchange Margin
Micro E-Mini S&P 500
MES
$50
$1155
Micro E-Mini Dow Jones
MYM
$50
$880
Micro E-Mini Russell 2000
M2K
$50
$605
Micro E-Mini Nasdaq 100
MNQ
$50
$1650
Micro Bitcoin
MBT
$250
$627
Micro Crude Oil
MCL
$200
$946
Micro Gold
MGC
$50
$715
Micro Silver
SIL
$200
$1650
E-Micro Australian Dollar
M6A
$40
$220
E-Micro British Pound
M6B
$50
$226
E-Micro Euro
M6E
$50
$292
E-Micro Canadian Dollar
MCD
$50
$145
E-Micro Japanese Yen
MJY
$50
$275
E-Micro Swiss Franc
MSF
$50
$402
Micro 30-Year Yield
30Y
$50
$264
Micro 10-Year Yield
10Y
$50
$264
Micro 5-Year Yield
5YY
$50
$264
Micro 2-Year Yield
2YY
$50
$209
Mini Equity Contracts
Contract
Symbol
Day Margin
Exchange Margin
E-Mini S&P 500
ES
$500
$11550
E-Mini Dow Jones
YM
$500
$8800
E-Mini Russell 2000
RTY
$500
$6050
E-Mini Nasdaq 100
NQ
$500
$16500
Energy Contracts
Contract
Symbol
Day Margin
Exchange Margin
Crude Oil Futures
CL
$2000
$9460
E-Mini Crude Oil
QM
$1000
$4730
Micro Crude Oil
MCL
$200
$946
Heating Oil
HO
$1500
$14850
Natural Gas
NG
$1000
$12100
E-Mini Natural Gas
QG
$300
$3025
RBOB Gasoline
RB
$1000
$12650
Interest Rate Contracts
Contract
Symbol
Day Margin
Exchange Margin
30YR Treasury Bond
ZB
$500
$4180
30 YR Ultra Bond
UB
$500
$7150
10YR Treasury Note
ZN
$200
$1980
10YR Ultra Treasury Note
TN
$300
$3025
5YR Treasury Note
ZF
$150
$1540
2YR Treasury Note
ZT
$75
$1155
Micro 30-Year Yield
30Y
$50
$200
Micro 10-Year Yield
10Y
$50
$175
Micro 5-Year Yield
5YY
$50
$140
Micro 2-Year Yield
2YY
$50
$120
Agriculture Contracts
Contract
Symbol
Day Margin
Exchange Margin
Corn Futures
ZC
$250
$1678
Soybean Futures
ZS
$500
$3355
Soybean Meal Futures
ZM
$400
$2530
Soybean Oil Futures
ZL
$350
$2365
Oat Futures
ZO
$250
$2365
Rough Rice Futures
ZR
$250
$853
Wheat Futures
ZW
$250
$2365
HRW Wheat Futures
KE
$300
$2695
Mini Corn
XC
$50
$336
Mini Wheat
XW
$50
$473
Mini Soybean
XK
$100
$671
Feeder Cattle Futures
GF
$350
$2723
Live Cattle Futures
LE
$200
$1540
Lean Hog Futures
HE
$250
$2090
Lumber Futures
LBS
$2000
$7260
Metals Contracts
Contract
Symbol
Day Margin
Exchange Margin
Gold Futures
GC
$500
$6600
Mini Gold Futures
QO
$250
$3300
Micro Gold Futures
MGC
$50
$660
Micro Gold Futures
MGC
$50
$660
Silver Futures
SI
$1000
$10450
Currency Contracts
Contract
Symbol
Day Margin
Exchange Margin
Australian Dollar
6A
$200
$1595
British Pound
6B
$250
$2365
Canadian Dollar
6C
$150
$1485
Euro Futures
6E
$250
$2420
Japanese Yen
6J
$250
$2750
Brazillian Real
6L
$200
$1210
Mexican Peso
6M
$200
$1430
New Zealand Dollar
6N
$250
$1540
Russian Ruble
6R
$300
$2310
Swiss Franc
6S
$400
$3850
African Rand
6Z
$400
$1980
E-Mini Euro
E7
$150
$1210
E-Mini Yen
J7
$150
$1375
E-Micro Australian Dollar
M6A
$40
$160
E-Micro British Pound
M6B
$50
$215
E-Micro Euro
M6E
$50
$220
E-Micro Canadian Dollar
MCD
$50
$148
E-Micro Japanese Yen
MJY
$50
$190
E-Micro Swiss Franc
MSF
$50
$330
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e-mini Futures FAQ

What are E-mini futures?

Lesser leveraged contracts based on the most popular commodities

Between $50 and $100

Margins are subject to change anytime by the exchange based on market volatility

What is the margin requirement for trading E-mini futures?

At E-Mini.com Futures Margins, we want to provide our investors with all the resources they need to make informed decisions. That's why we offer a comprehensive guide to margin trading that covers everything from types of futures margins to how to calculate futures margins.

Why do the margin requirements change throughout the day?

We also make it easy for investors to set up an account and access all the features needed for competitive speculating. With competitive market data fees, free extended hours data streaming services, variable leverage options, low initial capital requirements and much more, E-Mini.com Futures Margins has everything you need to get started in the world of futures trading.

How can traders meet the margin requirements?

With day trading margins, you can obtain larger positions than what you could normally afford on cash alone. This allows you to potentially yield higher returns and makes E-Mini.com one of the best platforms for investors of all levels of experience.

What would happen if a trader didn't have enough money to cover their position?

Call one of our futures brokers at 1(800)454-9572 and find out.

Sign up now and get started on your investment journey with E-Mini.com Futures Margins.

Investing can be a daunting task, but with the right tools and information it can be incredibly rewarding.

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