How to Trade the CME Event Contracts on Rithmic?

How to Trade the CME Event Contracts on Rithmic?

To gain access to the CME Event Contracts, please follow the below instructions:

  1. Log into the Rithmic web application using the following link:
    1. https://www.rithmic.com/rtraderpro-web/
      1. If you are logged into Rithmic elsewhere, it will disconnect your live data
      2. The login is the same Rithmic username and password provided to you
  1. Once logged in, you will see multiple tiles with futures contracts listed. 
    1. For the contracts with Event Contracts available, you will see a link on the top right hand corner of the tile labeled, β€œFeeling lucky today?”
      1. .     
  1. Once you select this link, the Event Contract will appear along with the multiple strike prices available:

      1. Trade Event Contracts on a Yes πŸ‘ or No πŸ‘Ž basis
        1. In the example image above, if you believe the ESZ2 will settle above 3700.00 (πŸ‘) it will cost you the full $20 contract value (Max profit $0)*
        2. In the example image above, if you believe the ESZ2 will not settle above 3700.00 (πŸ‘Ž) it will cost you the full $1 contract value (Max profit $19)*
      2. You can scroll up or down to view all the strike prices
      3. You can trade more than one contract at a time (same strike price or different)
      4. To enter an order you need to double click Yes πŸ‘ or No πŸ‘Ž.
  1. The max gain or loss for any trade is priced between $0.25 to $19.75 per contract. The price you pay per contract is the most you can lose per trade, less applicable fees and commissions. Event contracts are short-term positions that expire at market close.
* Less applicable fees and commissions
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