Futures trading is different from Forex and Stock trading. There are a number of nuances unique to trading futures. You should be well aware of the additional complexities of margins, maturities, contract and tick sizes, and how to calculate your profits and losses.
There are additional and specific regulations by which futures traders must comply. If you’re unsure about any of these or the following topics, be aware that it is a necessity for a trader to have a firm grasp upon each of these concepts before continuing.
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