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Getting To Know Futures

Futures is a derivative i.e. they are instruments that derive their value from other underlying assets such as a stock or index. Because they are leveraged products, they are often misunderstood as something risky. The correct way to look at it is that they have the potential to be risky. But if you know the product and manage your risks well, futures aren't any riskier than their underlying assets. Let's have a short look at what futures are.

1. What are futures

2. What are the different types of futures

3. Who trades futures

4. What are the benefits of futures

5. What are the risks or drawbacks of futures

6. How to invest in futures

Disclaimer: This video is provided for informational purposes only. We are not affiliated with Ninja Trader. This video is not intended to be, nor shall it be construed as, financial advice, an offer, or a solicitation of an offer, to buy or sell an interest in any investments.


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