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Try to Minimize Futures Trading Risks with Three Simple Strategies

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This article on how to How to Minimize Futures Trading Risks is the opinion of Optimus Futures. Imagine getting long crude oil futures back on December 1st when it was trading at around $65 per barrel, with one contract. You’d be up about $35,000, in just three short months when it hit $100. You see, for every one dollar crude oil futures rise, the trader with a long contract gains $1,000. And you know what else? The exchange margin for one crude oil futures contract is around $5100. That’s a lot of leverage. Trading futures is inherently risky. While…

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