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Start Trading New Micro WTI Crude Oil Futures

Posted by Tradovate on July 14, 2021 at 9:00 AM

Trade Smaller, More Affordable Micro WTI Crude Oil Futures 

Trade New Micro Crude Oil Futures at Tradovate

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. 

Learn More About Micro WTI Crude Oil at Tradovate & Watch Video 

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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.


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