Understanding Micro futures contracts at CME Group

Course overview

Micro futures contracts, available at CME Group, provide market participants an efficient and cost effective way to gain exposure to a variety of markets. These smaller-sized contracts offer the same benefits of their larger contracts, while allowing more granularity and flexibility to fine-tune trading and risk-management strategies. Learn more about the different contracts and how they could be incorporated into your trading plan.

  • Micro E-mini futures
  • Micro E-mini options
  • Micro Cryptocurrency futures
  • Micro Gold and Silver futures
  • Micro WTI Crude futures
  • Micro Treasury Yield futures
  • Micro FX futures


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All examples in this report are hypothetical interpretations of situations and are used for explanation purposes only. The views in this report reflect solely those of the author and not necessarily those of CME Group or its affiliated institutions. This report and the information herein should not be considered investment advice or the results of actual market experience.


Trading and investment carry a high level of risk, and CQG, Inc. does not make any recommendations for buying or selling any financial instruments. We offer educational information on ways to use our sophisticated CQG trading tools, but it is up to our customers and other readers to make their own trading and investment decisions or to consult with a registered investment advisor. The opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not reflect the opinions of CQG, Inc. or its affiliates.