Do you want to trade futures but don't have $25,000 in your IRA to trade the standard sized futures contracts? No need to worry, that's why there are micro e-mini futures! Now, IRA accounts with a minimum start of day net liquidation value of $5,000 or more can trade micro e-mini futures contracts. To view a list of available futures contracts, including micros, please click here.

How do I apply for futures in my IRA?

You can enable trade futures in your IRA in two easy east steps.

  1. First, you'll need to upgrade your trading level to IRA The Works before you can apply for futures. Your investor profile solely determines your suitability for IRA The Works. For instructions, please click here
  2. After upgrading your trading level, you may now apply for futures trading in your IRA. For instructions on how to apply for futures trading in your IRA The Works account, please click here. here