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Duration: 3:29

Contributed By: CME Group

Market participants interested in expressing an opinion on or hedging their exposure to bitcoin or ether risk now have another option at their disposal. Options on Micro Bitcoin and Micro Ether futures are right-sized tools that provide a smaller notional value and precision risk management to all traders.

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Study Notes:

Original study notes from CME Group Education


Disclosure: CME Micro Bitcoin

TRADING OPTIONS ON CME MICRO BITCOIN AND MICRO ETHER FUTURES IS ESPECIALLY RISKY AND IS ONLY FOR CLIENTS WITH A HIGH RISK TOLERANCE AND THE FINANCIAL ABILITY TO SUSTAIN LOSSES.

For more information about the risks of trading Bitcoin and Ether products, click here.

Options and Futures: Options and Futures are not suitable for all investors. The amount you may lose may be greater than your initial investment. Before trading options read the Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. Before trading futures, please read the Security Futures Risk Disclosure Statement.

Although the size of the Micro Bitcoin and Ether contracts are 1/10th the size of their classic Bitcoin and Ether counterparts, pricing may not exactly track the pricing of the Bitcoin and Ether futures.

Disclosure: Options Trading

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more information read the “Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options” also known as the options disclosure document (ODD). To receive a copy of the ODD call 312-542-6901 or click here. Multiple leg strategies, including spreads, will incur multiple commission charges.

Disclosure: Digital Assets

INTERACTIVE BROKERS LLC IS A MEMBER OF NFA AND IS SUBJECT TO NFA’S REGULATORY OVERSIGHT AND EXAMINATIONS. HOWEVER, YOU SHOULD BE AWARE THAT NFA DOES NOT HAVE REGULATORY OVERSIGHT AUTHORITY OVER UNDERLYING OR SPOT VIRTUAL CURRENCY PRODUCTS OR TRANSACTIONS OR VIRTUAL CURRENCY EXCHANGES, CUSTODIANS OR MARKETS.

Trading in digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, is especially risky and is only for individuals with a high risk tolerance and the financial ability to sustain losses. For more information about the risks surrounding the trading of Digital Assets please see the “Disclosure of Risks of Trading Digital Assets“.

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