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Futures

Explore the basics of futures and how they may fit into your portfolio.

In this video, we will take a look at some reasons why many investors trade futures and why you may want to consider incorporating them into your trading strategy.

Discover the characteristics of a futures contract, and how they provide confidence to both buyers and sellers.

Discover the importance of crude oil markets, and the critical role West Texas Intermediate plays within them.

What is settlement? Depending on the needs of the traders and the product being traded, it could mean something different.

In this video, you will learn how precious metals have been used as a storage of value throughout history.

Understanding futures doesn’t have to be difficult. Watch this video to learn the four parts of every futures contract.

Futures margin is different than securities margin. Find out the essential differences in this two-minute video.

Futures markets have an official daily settlement. Explore the importance of mark-to-market prices in this short video.

It’s vital to know your choices when it comes to your futures positions at expiration.

A tick is the minimum fluctuation in price allowed for a futures or options contract during a trading session.

Before investing in bitcoin, there are some things you may want to keep in mind. Read this article to learn more.

The article explores how bitcoin works and some of the risks associated with investing in bitcoin. Read this article to learn more.

Read this article to learn about initial coin offerings (ICOs) and what you should know before you invest in them.

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