Future Contracts Calculator
Use this calculator to determine the number of futures contracts you may wish to purchase based on your account equity and trading plan. All investment plans should be reviewed by a financial professional before you execute them. Purchasing futures contracts is a risky investment and should only be done by experienced investors with professional advice. This calculator is only designed to help illustrate the percentage of your equity investment that is at risk with a specific future contract purchase.
- Account Equity
- Combined value of cash, money market instruments, and open trading positions.
- Initial Risk
- Tells you what is 'at stake' initially on a specific trade recommendation.
- Trading Plan
- Choose your trading plan depending on your acceptable degree of risk.
Information and interactive calculators are made available to you as self-help tools for your personal independent use and are not intended to provide investment advice. We can not and do not guarantee their applicability or accuracy in regards to your individual circumstances. All examples are hypothetical and are for illustrative purposes. We encourage you to seek personalized advice from qualified professionals regarding all personal finance issues.