Futures

Which futures contracts can I trade at tastyworks? (available futures contracts)
Listed below are the available futures contracts (including micros!), that you can trade, the trading hours of each product, and the month codes. Availabl...
Options on futures specifications (assignment, exercise, fees)
Unlike equity options, futures options are whole other animal. Below is a table of how assignments or exercises for options on futures are handled, as well ...
What is the minimum to trade futures? (Overnight Requirement & SPAN)
There is no minimum account balance to trade futures in a (non-IRA) margin account. However, your account must satisfy the overnight requirement to trade ou...
How do I apply for futures trading (for “The Works”)?
Looking to trade futures in your margin account ("The Works")? If so, please continue below to learn more about: Eligible Accounts Eligibility ...
How do I apply for Intraday Futures Margin?
Are you a futures trader looking to scale into positions without the burden of posting the entire overnight margin requirement? Then intraday margin may be ...
Why is my equities account separated from my futures account?
Some things in life go great together, such as peanut butter and jelly, Donny and Marie, and even stocks & options. The same applies to your securities ...
What is a sweep account and how does it affect my account?
What is a cash sweep account? Only affects futures-enabled accounts At tastyworks, we sweep excess funds from your futures account to your securities (mar...
What are the holiday trading hours for futures?
The next holiday affecting futures trading hours is Labor Day on Monday, September 2nd. Equities, Bitcoin, Interest Rates, FX, Energy, Metals Friday, Au...
How do I trade a back month futures contract?
What is a back month future? In short, it means a later month When trading futures, there is typically an active month contract, which is also known as th...
What is a Market Order with Protection? (futures)
Typically, when you route a market order, you usually expect the entire order to fill right away. However, that may not be the case when routing a multi-lo...