There was a thread here awhile go about the advantages of trading futures. That thread has since vanished. Maybe the powers that be do not want you to know the truth. haha Eh! It was probably just a database error, anyway ... Here are some some of the various reasons why a lot of consistant traders prefer to trade futures (YM, ES) over stocks. P.S. This list was complied from our thoughts as well as a few of the other members.