Trading overview

Trading futures

At Lightspeed, we offer futures with superior and customized service to accommodate the needs of our customers. It is not just something we talk about; it's something we deliver every day.

Lightspeed Futures Symbol

Futures commission rates

Lightspeed offers competitive commission rates for the active futures trader. Contact us to learn about additional discounts for high-volume traders.



per side plus fees

Futures Options


per side plus fees

Featured trading platform

Efutures powered by CQG

Efutures provides you with the advanced futures trading platform technology and tools to efficiently identify and seize market opportunities.

Efutures trading platform


Trade with 24-hour access to the global markets

Chicago Mercantile Exhange


Chicago Board of Trade


New York Mercantile Exchange


Commodity Metals Exchange


European Gain Exchange


Intercontinental Exchange US


Intercontinental Exchange Europe


CBOE Futues Exchange


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Futures asset classes

Trade all major asset classes



Equity indices




Interest rates




Specialty futures trading platforms

Already trading on another platform?

These are just a few of the third-party futures trading platforms we support.

EZE EMS Pro and Express

EZE delivers sophisticated trading tools, access to liquidity, real-time data, charting, analytics, and more.

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CQG Trader

QTrader includes analytics, charts, and multiple trade execution interfaces in one comprehensive solution.

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CQG One builds on the success of the CQG desktop with advanced charting and analytics, innovative trade routing functionality, and more.

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Margin rates

Margin rates as low as 5.00%. Margin interest varies based on the size of the debit balance.

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Futures trading platforms

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Learning resources

Build your confidence with access to trader articles, videos, webinars, and more

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Free trading guide: Futures 101

We strive to enhance your trading knowledge by providing you with education, insights, support, and resources to help you make intelligent decisions.

  • Understanding futures contracts
  • Risk management
  • Using fundamental analysis to forecast prices
  • Speculating on market price direction
Futures trading guide

Futures trading involves the substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. Each investor must consider whether this is a suitable investment since you may lose all of or more than your initial investment.

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Equities, equities options, and commodity futures products and services are offered by Lightspeed Financial Services Group LLC (Member FINRA, NFA and SIPC). Lightspeed Financial Services Group LLC’s SIPC coverage is available only for securities, and for cash held in connection with the purchase or sale of securities, in equities and equities options accounts. You may check the background of Lightspeed Financial Services Group LLC on FINRA’s BrokerCheck.

Options trading entails significant risk and is not appropriate for all investors. Certain complex options strategies carry additional risk. Before trading options, please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options

ETFs are subject to market fluctuation and the risks of their underlying investments. ETFs are subject to management fees and other expenses.