Learn Futures Trading for Beginners | How to Do Futures
Frank Kaberna \ Chief Content Strategist
Futures can offer reduced trading costs and direct access to equity indexes, commodities, and much more, but they often look confusing. Join Frank Kaberna - Strategist from the Small Futures Exchange - as he guides you through a tour of futures trading for beginners that will include a full description of what futures are, how you can access them, and even a live trading session using multiple platforms. Get your Beginner’s Guide to futures trading from the Small Exchange!
0:00 How to Do Futures
1:10 What's on the Agenda?
1:55 Textbook Definition of Futures
3:05 The Agreement
4:15 The Asset
5:25 The Quantity
6:50 The Date
8:50 So, What are Futures?
10:40 Essential Terms Behind Trading Futures
12:25 Exchange-Traded Funds versus Futures
15:30 Futures Analogies and Examples
21:20 Trading Futures Examples
26:05 How to Get Started Trading Futures
28:45 The Small Exchange Community
30:40 tastyworks Trading Demo
41:30 Interactive Brokers Trading Demo
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