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Hi All,

I was just reading about futures trading, and I would like to learn more about it. I literally know nothing. Are there any good books out there that I could read on this? What is the best way to get my feet wet?

Thanks!

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So, to me, trading futures sounds like just a more confusing version of trading stocks. Is there a real benefit over trading futures vs trading stocks?

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So, to me, trading futures sounds like just a more confusing version of trading stocks. Is there a real benefit over trading futures vs trading stocks?

Assuming positive expectancy you get benefits of leverage and tax.

I trade both. I enjoy swing trading equities and day trading futures. Different methods.

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IMO, They are better in every way except the leverage provided is much greater so it is much easier to lose all your money.

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