Trading CME currencies v Forex.

Discussion in 'Trading' started by jjf, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. jjf


    I would be interested to hear from anyone trading e mini currencies rather than Forex.

    What are the advantages and disadvantages.

  2. The absolute biggest advantage is transparency and a regulated exchange which is what the CME provides. Trading spot forex, with very few exceptions, is a sure way to drain your trading capital in a very big hurry.
  3. I have traded both and I do not scalp, I do trade intraday and do not hold overnight. When trading FOREX the best time to trade is the london market. So try trading the CME futures during that time its complete crap. So if your no scalping FX is great no problems and unlike the cme futures, fx is very liquid all the time.
  4. I've traded both.. and spot IS more liquid.. Look at NZD volume on CME.. pitiful.
  5. If you make sure you trade spot with a real bank you won't get screwed.
  6. Check quotes of both and see if there is any difference.
  7. pma


    Plenty of volume during the london session for cme futures,look at the DOM.