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How to trade US interest rates using the CME Group’s new Micro Treasury Yield futures contracts

Originally published at: https://optimusfutures.com/tradeblog/archives/trade-interest-rate-futures/%20

This article on interest rate futures is the opinion of Optimus Futures. The CME Group’s new Micro Treasury Yield Futures contracts offer an inexpensive way to participate in the treasury markets. And it couldn’t come at a better time. Treasury futures allow traders and investors a way to speculate and hedge their portfolios. Yet, retail clients were left out of the mix until recently. Micro Treasury Futures are an incredible development for retail traders. We now have flexible tools that allow us to hedge and speculate without the huge price swings of regular treasury contracts. In the last decade, interest…