Emicros your answer for tiny risk on FX and USA market index

(Last Updated On: November 6, 2019)
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It seems you can trade emicros for as little as $200 on Optimus for day trading. It seems you need $630 for full margin. I assume this is for holding overnight.


You can get an entire list of micros from here (just search for micro)


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According to Interactive Brokers, here are the types of EMicros

S&P, Russell 2000,  Nasdaq 100, and Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Currency pairs:

·  EUR / USD: M6E

·  AUD / USD: M6A


·  GBP / USD: M6B





The fees are really low from 0.32-.0.47 USD per trade with round trip by doubling. This is even lower than crypto minimum trading I am testing with my bot.

Also, according to Optimus you will avoid the sketchy forex bucket shops:

  1. And finally, smaller contract sizes can allow you to trade a contract in a regulated exchange where price is market-driven and transparent, and where counterparty risk may be tremendously reduced. In short, you can avoid trading with an over-the-counter “bucket shop,” such as the case with CFDs.

This will include your typical forex broker who is not regulated with questionable pairs

There appears to be even gold emicro


Do well? Then you can move up to regular futures contacts or even options

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