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Many people associate futures with tradable commodities such as Corn, Wheat, Coffee, Silver and Gold, to name but a few. However, trading with Futures opens up many more avenues than you might think. 

This How to Trade with Futures guide has been written for anyone who is looking to expand their trading instruments beyond stocks/shares, spread betting and/or CFDs. This guide will explain:

  • What Futures are
  • Order types
  • Contract sizes
  • Contract restrictions and rollover
  • Brokers to consider
  • Software you may need

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If you are interested in trading with Futures, in addition to this guide you might consider our Futures product page , which will give a more basic overview.

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Please note this article does not constitute investment advice. Investors are encouraged to do their own research beforehand or consult a professional advisor.

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Matt Vann

Matt has been trading for over a decade, trading with various forms of Futures, Spread Betting and occassionally, CFDs. He'll trade limited markets including Indices, Currencies and selected Commodities such as Silver and Natural Gas.

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