Trade Smaller, More Affordable Micro WTI Crude Oil Futures
CME Group launched trading for their new Micro WTI Crude Oil futures that are 1/10th the size of Standard Oil contracts.
This contract was designed to be smaller and less expensive than the standard WTI Crude Oil Futures. Now is your chance to gain exposure to Crude Oil at 1/10th the original contract size. That means lower costs for you and more contract sizes to manage your positions. You can add more opportunities for risk management by using WTI Crude Oil futures to help fine-tune your energy trading strategy.
Why Trade Micro Crude Oil Futures?
✔ 1/10th Original Contract Size
Micro WTI Crude Oil trades at 1/10th the benchmark of the WTI Crude Oil Futures
✔ Liquid Futures Contract & Lower Margin Costs
Access the same 24-hour markets and transparency of larger WTI futures and margins as low as $55 for Micro Crude Oil*
✔ Manage Positions with More Choices
You have more flexibility for managing positions as market conditions change, with Micro, E-mini & Standard Sizes
✔ Active Trader Commissions of $0.19/Contract
Enjoy low commissions of $0.19/contract for Active Trader Membership** or $0.25/contract for Membership Free Access
✔ Same Tick Increment as CL
Trading terminates the day before the expiration of CL and has the same tick increment as CL
Learn about contract specifications, tick size and other information by downloading the Micro WTI Crude Oil Futures Fact Card.
Watch an educational video produced by the CME Group to help you understand the basics of Micro WTI Crude Oil futures, the fundamentals behind the contract, and more.
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*Margins subject to change, visit our Margins page for up-to-date information.
**Active Trader Member plan reduces commissions paid on futures contracts with a $99/monthly membership fee. Active Trader membership also includes streaming market replay, a $49/monthly value at no additional cost.