Educational videos

How Hedging May Help Reduce Portfolio Risk

Learn how the leverage that futures offer makes them a potential vehicle for hedging, learn the benefits and risks, and get examples of ways they could be used to hedge a portfolio.

Informative articles

How Investors Can Use Futures to Hedge Against Market Downturns

Futures markets are popular among many active traders for at least a few reasons. Futures trading is, well, about the future—trying to gauge where prices for a certain commodity, stock index, or other asset may be next week, next month, or next year.

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Quick info guide

Hedging with futures

Discover why futures are used as a tool for hedging. And learn how thinkorswim® can help take the guesswork out of the potential effects of hedging on your portfolio.