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Micro E-mini Futures Contract

Discover how Micro E-mini futures contracts allow traders a way to speculate on stock market indices without taking on the larger dollar risk of standard E-minis.

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Micro Bitcoin futures

Micro Bitcoin futures (MBT) provide an efficient, cost-effective way to fine-tune bitcoin exposure and to enhance your trading strategies.

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Micro WTI Crude Oil futures

Designed to give active traders a smaller, more precise instrument to manage crude oil price exposure. Micro WTI Crude Oil (MCL) futures offer the same robust transparency and price discovery of larger WTI futures with smaller margin requirements.

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New Micro Crude Futures Offer Lower-Cost Ticket into Oil Patch

Among commodities, crude oil is the undisputed heavyweight champ. The world’s most actively traded commodity is in the news every day and affects everyone in one way or another. Does that mean trading crude oil futures is only for the biggest and baddest? Not at all. Retail futures traders are gaining opportunities to take a crack at crude without having to pony up big bucks for ringside seats.

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New Micro Bitcoin Futures Offer “Smaller Bite” Exposure to Crypto

The cryptocurrency pool keeps getting wider and deeper. And futures traders now have a new way to dip a toe in the water. On May 3, 2021, CME Group launched Micro Bitcoin futures (MBT), which are linked to the actual cryptocurrency but require less money up front. Micro Bitcoin futures, similar to CME Group’s contracts based on the S&P 500 Index, offer smaller and potentially more cost-effective opportunities for futures and crypto market newcomers.

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Quick info guide

Futures Micro E-mini

At just 1/10 the size of the E-mini contract, Micro E-minis allow exposure to the futures market at a lower point of entry. Learn about the different sectors available to trade, and find out how these smaller contracts compare with other products.