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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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E-mini S&P 500 Futures Contract

Get to know the E-mini S&P 500—one of the most liquid contracts available in the world. It provides access to the S&P 500, which tracks 500 of the largest companies in leading industries of the U.S. economy.

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E-mini Nasdaq-100 Futures Contract

Discover E-mini Nasdaq-100 futures, and learn how they provide some of the most efficient and cost-effective exposure to the Nasdaq-100 Index.

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E-mini Dow ($5) Futures Contract

Learn why the E-mini Dow ($5) futures contract is an economical and smart way to get market exposure to the Dow Jones Industrial Average—a price-weighted index that tracks 30 of the largest companies in leading sectors of the U.S. economy.

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E-mini Russell 2000 Futures Contract

Take a look at the E-mini Russell 2000 futures contract, one of the most liquid ways to gain exposure to 2,000 small capitalization stocks covering a wide variety of sectors.

Informative articles

New CME Micro E-mini Equity Index Futures Seen As Retail-Friendly Offering

In the quest for a ''home run'' investing or trading strategy, there sometimes can be value in playing ''small ball.'' That's one early-innings takeaway from CME Group's (CME) new Micro E-mini equity index futures, which have posted robust trading volume since launch.

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New CME Micro E-mini Nasdaq-100 Index Futures and Earnings Season

Earnings season is upon us! As the markets score fresh all-time highs, investors will be closely watching whether this year’s strongest sector, technology, can continue its 30% YTD run. More importantly, the FAANG stocks (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Alphabet's Google) have failed to keep pace, causing some investors to question whether the rally will continue.

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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.


Micro E-mini index futures are not suitable for everyone and have the same risks as the classic E-mini contracts.