Gotta love ZERO RISK in the SP500 = $$$

Discussion in 'Trading' started by makloda, Jan 27, 2007.

  1. Has worked fine the last 1000+ trading days. I see no reason why it wouldn't work tomorrow.
    #1401     Feb 21, 2007
  2. bgp


    does not make sense . if banks start defaulting you better watch your free ride no risk longs . :confused:
    #1402     Feb 21, 2007
  3. Are we talking a 1:100 leverage?

    Yeah, how to trade it? What's the typical length of a trade, it's more of a scalping type of trading isn't it?
    #1403     Feb 21, 2007

  4. LOL...dude. Your grandpappy told you too many stories about the great depression...LOL
    #1404     Feb 21, 2007
  5. Niiiiice... any charts?
    #1405     Feb 21, 2007
  6. I think with the current volatility it is only a matter of time for brokerage houses to offer 1:1000 leverage for the major equity index futures, at least on long positions :p
    #1406     Feb 21, 2007
  7. bgp


    i should know better , history never repeats itself.:D

    #1407     Feb 21, 2007
  8. How to trade it is up to you (I don't scalp). Leverage depends on which one you trade. ES, YM, ER2, NQ. I believe some brokerage requires only $500 intraday and around $4000 (depending on the contract) to trade about $70k worth of ES.

    Each contract has a multiplier. Go to CME or CBOT's websites and you can look at the contracts and its margin requirement and multiplier.
    #1408     Feb 21, 2007
  9. 10-4 thanks! I"ll check out YM and ES and learn ER2 a little later as suggested. :)
    #1409     Feb 21, 2007
  10. So, just wait til 10:30-11 Chicago time for the dip in the YM then buy and hold til 1:30-2:00 and sell the ES during the same time frame??
    #1410     Feb 21, 2007