When many people make financial investments, the first choice is usually stocks. If you pay attention to the financial market, you may find that the recent financial market has experienced secondary differentiation under the influence of the Russian-Ukrainian war: gold, crude oil chemical industry, non-ferrous metals have repeatedly hit new highs, and the commodity market is extremely hot; The equity market continued to plummet, and investors were restless. So, what is the difference between futures and stocks, and what are the advantages?
What are the advantages of investing in futures today?
1. Small capital leverages big leverage:
Futures are margin trading, just like stocks, you must pay the full amount to trade, and to trade a futures contract, you only need to pay about 10% of the margin.
(Insert analysis: such as soybeans (5866, -58.00, -0.98%), the total value of one lot of ten tons is 62550, and the margin payment in futures is 18%: soybeans: 62551018%=11259)
2. Trading flexibility:
A.T+0 transaction, what is T+0? For example, the operation of stocks is to buy today and sell them tomorrow; and futures T+0 means that you can buy today and sell them today.
B. Two-way trading, also using stocks as an example, can only make money if the price of the stock rises; and futures can be bought both up and down, and there are trading opportunities regardless of the ups and downs!
3. transaction hour:
In addition to day trading, futures also have night trading, while stocks only have daily trading. Some investors do not care about investing during the day, so there is time to participate at night.
Of course, each investment has different attractive points. In addition to capital and market opportunities, it also depends on individual risk preferences.
Investing is risky. Trade with caution!