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Trading the new CME E-Micro's (E micro) MES, MNQ, MYM, M2K and other micros

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Hi FT71,

I am with you, but I am not signing up to Twitter just to vote - sorry. But show CME this post as I would trade a CL micro.

While you are at it, get the CME to fix up the currency micros so they are properly 1/10th the full contract with the same tick size. If they did this for several of the currency pairs and promoted it fully I am sure they would attract a few of the Forex traders being ripped off with OTC/bucket shop/CFD providers.

I really pushed the M6E when it was released. Did a live trading webinar on it with them to help bring a spotlight to it. I saw it as a better alternative to trading minis. I'm with you on that.

It isn't worth my time to push them more than I have on anything micro. I have never traded Forex and never well. I would consider anything that is not traded on a central exchange which is agnostic to fills, a total rip off. I mean when traders trade Forex, they are trading against their dealer's book and they can see everything. Like playing poker while my opponent can see through the table and read my cards.

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Hello everyone,

for those of you who trade Micros on stock indexes,

how is the execution in terms of slippage?

Thanks!

Tight spread and trades/fills well. No issues.

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I voted no. like mentioned in the past, we already have more than enough derivative products. that will lead sooner or later to major problems.

I'm a strong believer that certain markets are not suitable for everybody. if you're a beginner, start with stocks/etf first. only after you have a good understanding how financial markets work, then you could advance to options. and then maybe you're ready for futures. but certainly not from the beginning.

just imho

Obviously everyone is entitled to their opinion but did I miss it where the CME is marketing micros to those who have never traded anything at all?

Also IMO there is no one size fits all as far as which market when and what progression/pathway to take.

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Obviously everyone is entitled to their opinion but did I miss it where the CME is marketing micros to those who have never traded anything at all?


They're also great for FX traders who may be interested in making the move over to a regulated market with a centralized exchange.

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