Watch this RJOF Quick Tips: Buying a Futures Contract video presented by our Senior Market Strategist, Phillip Streible to learn how a futures contract works and all the things to consider when purchasing one.
Why do people trade futures?
Leverage is the ability to control large dollar amounts of a commodity with a comparatively small amount of capital. Traders who purchase a futures contract are attempting to gain bullish exposure. On the other hand, traders who sell a futures contract are attempting to gain bearish exposure.
Things to Consider when Trading Futures
Things to Know Before Trading Futures