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Micro E-mini vs. Regular E-mini: Comparison & Explanation

Ever considered trading the MES (Micro E-mini S&P 500) instead of the ES (E-mini S&P 500)? The price action is the same, only the MES is regarded as more affordable. That’s because the value is 1/10th the ES. Some brokers, such as NinjaTrader Brokerage, allow you to fund an account as little as $400. We recommend practicing first, and then when you feel comfortable, start off with a small amount. The $400 amount to fund an account is a bit on the low side in our opinion, as you would probably want a bit more than that to absorb some...