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Small Stakes

It's finally time to make futures markets more accessible to more people. Find out how to trade stocks, commodities, and foreign exchange with the efficiency of futures and the simplicity of stocks as Small Stakes guides you through new products offered by the Small Exchange.

Hedging Risk in Futures
Sep 20, 2021

How do you manage risk when the market's in free fall? Frank and Mikey show you how to reduce size and hedge with options.

Mini, Micro, and Small Futures Comparison
Sep 17, 2021

Get the history and comparison between Mini, Micro, and Small futures from experienced derivatives trader Pete Mulmat.

Beginner Edition: What is Expiration?
Sep 15, 2021

Expiration is the date when futures contracts conclude trading, but Frank and Mikey take you deeper into the characteristics of expiration and rolls.

Does Crypto Belong in Your Portfolio?
Sep 13, 2021

Derivatives traders Frank and Mikey decide if crypto belongs in their respective portfolios using correlations and standard deviations.

What Markets Have Futures?
Sep 10, 2021

Futures let you buy and sell the expectation of prices weeks from now, but what markets have futures?

Beginner Edition: What Are Futures?
Sep 8, 2021

Follow the futures dudes as they show you what futures are, what they can do for your portfolio, and how you can use them to gain exposure in everything from stocks to crude oil for speculating and hedging needs.

Can Stock Volatility Die?
Sep 3, 2021

Is there a case to be made for $0 put options? Probably not, but there could be a case for short stocks!

How to Hedge Stale Positions
Sep 1, 2021

Want to inject some activity into your stale positions? Pete and Frank show you how to hedge long-term trades with short-term option premium.

Will Pot Stocks Ever Go Up?
Aug 30, 2021

After many pot stocks put in all-time highs earlier this year, cannabis companies are near their lows as Pete and Frank strategize around buying them.

How to Hedge Interest Rates
Aug 27, 2021

Worried about interest rates rising before your next big purchase? Frank and Mikey show you how to hedge rate exposure.

How to Grow Your Account with Futures
Aug 25, 2021

Futures offer some quick, easy strategies for growing a small account, and Pete and Frank show you how to do it sustainably.

Which Dips Should You Buy?
Aug 23, 2021

Sure, you've heard of 'buying the dip,' but which dip should you buy? Pete and Frank compare historical dips in stocks and commodities.

Extending Duration in Futures
Aug 18, 2021

With roll week upon us, Pete and Frank talk about when and how to roll and keep track of basis.

A Reasonable Way to Short Stocks
Aug 16, 2021

As stocks move lower, Pete and Frank find ways to short stocks that won't break the bank.

How to Short the Stock Market
Aug 13, 2021

Futures can make shorting stocks relatively easy, but Frank and Mikey take it a step further by adding options.

How High Can Interest Rates Go?
Aug 11, 2021

As interest rates trend higher in a zig-zag fashion, Pete and Frank give historical context for just how high they can go!

A Data Driven Approach to Crude Oil
Aug 9, 2021

Feel like you're playing a guessing game when trading crude oil? Pete and Frank show you how to trade with data.

Defining Risk in Futures
Aug 6, 2021

Frank shows you how to manage losses in futures day trades.

3 Ways to Buy Pot Stocks
Aug 4, 2021

Check out 3 ways to buy pot stocks that all feature the new Small Cannabis futures from the Small Exchange!

Making Probabilities Out of Prices
Aug 2, 2021

Options aren't the only derivatives that trade on probabilities! Pete and Frank show you how to trade futures with stats.

The Difference Between Index and Future
Jul 30, 2021

Learn why futures can have drastically different prices compared to their index, and find out if there's a trade between the two.

Reversion or Revolution?
Jul 28, 2021

Pete and Frank dive into a debate about whether the divergence between stock prices and interest rates is cause for reversion or revolution? 

When's the Next Crash?
Jul 26, 2021

Stocks bounce back much more often than they crash, so Pete and Frank take advantage of this fact with scalps, hedges, and spreads.

New Ranges in All Markets
Jul 19, 2021

Today's move has brought almost every market into a new range, so Pete and Frank tackle this moving target with crude oil and rates!

ETF Options on Futures
Jul 16, 2021

Need help trading options on markets that don't have options? Follow Mikey and Frank as they trade ETF options on futures.

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