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This category includes educational content provided by the CME Group in relation to Futures contracts and commodities contracts, such as the E-mini contracts for equity indexes, and others.

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    Understanding Micro futures contracts at CME Group 

    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 …
    Understanding Micro futures contracts at CME Group
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    Learn about Key Economic Events 

    As a trader, you will come across many factors that you must consider before entering or exiting the markets. Some of the most important aspects to look for are economic events that can move the markets drastically one way or another.  There are many types of economic events including releases by a governing body, changes …
    Learn about Key Economic Events
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    Trading Psychology 

    “You must understand that there is more than one path to the top of the mountain.”- Miyamoto Musashi, A Book of Five Rings: The Classic Guide to Strategy Many experienced traders say that the stiffest challenge you’ll face in becoming a futures trader is conquering your own psyche. Why? Because losing is part of trading, …
    Trading Psychology
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    Introduction to Futures 

    New to futures or looking for a refresher?  This course is designed for you. Dive into the basics of futures contracts, how contracts trade on a futures exchange, the different ways customers use these instruments and the benefits that futures provide. Gain a stronger understanding of how futures work and why more market participants are …
    Introduction to Futures
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