Micro E-Mini Futures Contracts

April 3, 2023 Beginner
This video explains the basics of Micro E-mini futures contracts for U.S. stock market indexes.
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Futures and futures options trading involves substantial risk and is not suitable for all investors. Please read the Risk Disclosure Statement for Futures and Options prior to trading futures products.

Futures accounts are not protected by the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC).

Trading on margin (using leverage) increases your level of market risk. Your downside financial risk is not limited to the amount of equity in your account. Leverage carries a high level of risk and is not suitable for all investors. Greater leverage can create much greater losses quickly and with smaller market movements.

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This material is intended for informational purposes only and should not be considered a personalized recommendation or investment advice. Investors should review investment strategies for their own particular situations before making any investment decisions.

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