Do you want to trade futures but don't have $25,000 in your IRA to trade the standard CME futures contracts? No need to worry! Now, IRA accounts with a minimum start of day net liquidation value of $5,000 or more can trade the Smalls and CME micro e-mini futures contracts. 


To view a list of available Small Exchange products, please click here.

To view a list of available CME futures contracts, including micros, please click here.


How do I apply for futures in my IRA?

You can enable futures trading in your IRA in two easy steps

  1. First, you'll need to upgrade your trading level to IRA The Works before you can enable futures trading. Your investor profile solely determines your suitability for IRA The Works
  2. After upgrading your trading level to IRA The Works, you may enable futures trading in your IRA. 

For complete instructions on how to upgrade your IRA trading level to IRA The Works and enable futures trading in your IRA, please click here.