And that is precisely the problem. I've said it before, and I'll say it again: Anyone with an account size / risk capital of less than $10,000 - $20,000 has no business attempting to learn the trading business by trading CME currency futures. Three words: forced excessive leverage. Enough said. Unfortunately, that description covers 95%+ of newcomers, and probably the majority of not-so newcomers. There are far better options at the small capitalization stage. Including at least one reputable firm in the cash forex market, offering arbitrarily small, unit trade sizing.