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An Introduction to Micro Bitcoin Futures - Webinar

Posted by Tradovate on April 22, 2021 at 10:00 AM

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On Demand Webinar


CME Group will launch a new Micro Bitcoin Futures contract in early May that is 1/10th the size of one bitcoin, making it more affordable for traders. Being able to trade these Bitcoin Futures on a regulated exchange can offer traders a new way to manage risk and get into virtual currencies.

Tradovate & CME Group invite you to attend an On Demand Webinar, about the upcoming launch of CME Group Micro Bitcoin Futures.  Join Dave Lerman, CME Group's Director of Education, as he discusses the growth of crypto, how this micro product has come to fruition and the opportunities that lie ahead for the active trader community.

An Introduction to Micro Bitcoin Futures


Join us for an interactive session where John Bria, CME Group’s Director of Client Development, as he covers the fundamentals of Micro Bitcoin Futures, while exploring ways in which active individual traders can use these products to diversify their portfolio.

In This Webinar You Will Learn:

  • The evolution of cryptocurrency

  • CME Group Micro Bitcoin product overview

  • Explanation of Bitcoin Reference Rate and real-time index

  • Difference in futures v spot transaction costs

  • Scaling in and out with Micro Bitcoin Futures

  • How to use Micro Bitcoin Futures to manage risk

    Sponsored by: CME Group



*Micro Bitcoin Coming Soon - Pending Regulatory Approval


Important Information Regarding Trading Currency Futures

Trading virtual currency derivatives have a variety of unique and potentially significant risks. Please read our full Virtual Currency Transaction Disclosures & Risk Disclosure Statement for Virtual Currency Futures prior to any virtual currency trading.


Dave Lerman PhotoInstructor: David Lerman, Director of Education, CME Group

David Lerman is the Director of Education at CME Group. In his role, Mr. Lerman has traveled around the globe on behalf of the CME, giving seminars and workshops to retail and institutional audiences including: pension funds, corporations, banks, and brokers on risk management/trading using equity index futures and options. He is also the author of Exchange Traded Funds and E-mini Stock Index futures, published by John Wiley and Sons.

Prior to joining the CME in 1988, Mr. Lerman was a member at the Chicago Board of Trade, where he traded futures and options on US Treasury Bonds. He was also sr. portfolio manager at Zavanelli Portfolio Research, a Park Ridge, IL investment management firm. Mr. Lerman taught investment management at Harper College and has lectured at the Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He received his BA degree in biochemistry from the University of Chicago.

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