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Commission schedule1:

Experienced traders know the importance of low commissions -
and DIRECT TRADE offers some of the lowest.

Contract Rate
E-Mini Indices $3.50 per side
All Other U.S. Contracts $3.50 per side
Eurex €3.50 per side

Fee Schedule

Service Amount
Wire Transfer In No Charge
Wire Transfer Out (Domestic) $40
Wire Transfer Out (International) $60
Check Issued (Domestic or International) No Charge
Check Issued Overnight (Domestic) $40
Check Issued Overnight (International) $60
Deliveries/Retender Up to $250 per contract plus applicable delivery costs.*
Margin Call/Risk Liquidation $50 per contract
Stop Payment/Insufficient Funds/ Returned Item Fee $45
Account Transfer In No Charge
Account Transfer Out $100
Telephone Orders $5 per order placed or modified (cancellation is no charge)
Platform Fees:  
Firetip Standard (Desktop, Mobile, and Web) FREE - No Charge
Firetip Professional $49/month (plus applicable exchange market data fees)**
Additional Platforms Other platforms are available. Please consult with your broker for pricing and details.

1Additional charges will apply including exchange, clearing, NFA, and brokerage commissions.

* Certain fees on contracts may exceed $1000.

** Customers of DIRECT TRADE will automatically subscribe to the Firetip Professional version of the platform upon account opening and will be subject to a $49/month platform fee. If you would like to select Firetip Standard or another platform, please do so during the onboarding process. For non-professional traders, effective March 1, 2014, custopmers will be required to pay (on behalf of CME Group) $15 per month for Market Depth Data for CME, CBOT, NYMEX, and COMEX. (Or in the alternative you can selet from 0-3 exchanges for $5/month each). Professional traders will be subject to a higher fee at $85/month for each of the four exchanges.

More questions?

Check out our Online Account creation FAQ, call us at 800-345-2270, or contact our customer service team.


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