Futures Magazine had an article last month about the advantages of trading âReduced Margin Spreads.â It got into the reasons why few traders use, long trending, minor drawdown, high profit, low risk spreads. How to assess risks in futures. How to adjust returns for risk. Using risk to compare opportunities. How to get higher % returns with less risk. The article was clear and contained some meat. Some one needs to simplify the confusing prefixes inter and intra. Both start with in but one probably means out.