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Quickly and Easily Place Daily Financial Market Predictions
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What are Event Contracts?

Event Contracts are a new and simple way to access some of the world’s leading financial markets. Choose a market, select the day’s closing price, then decide if it will finish the day over or under.

How to Make Your First Prediction

Choose a market and decide if it will close above or below a certain price. It's that simple.

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Understanding Event Based Contracts

  • Predict. Play. Win. Predict the daily closing price of some of the world's most popular markets like S&P, Nasdaq, Dow, metals, energies & currencies.

  • Simple & Intuitive: Pick the price you think the market will close at, it’s that simple. If you predict correctly, you earn $20, never risking more than the price you paid.*

  • Access the Top 10 Financial Markets: E-mini S&P 500, E-mini Nasdaq-100, E-mini Russell 2000, E-mini Dow, WTI Crude oil, Natural Gas, EUR/USD, Gold, Silver & Copper.

  • Safe & Secure: Tradovate is one of the first regulated US brokers to offer Event-Based Contracts offered by CME Group, one of the world’s largest exchanges.

Event Contract FAQs

What are Event Contracts?
Event Contracts are a new and simple way to access ten of the world’s benchmark futures markets. Choose a market, select the day’s closing price, then decide if it will finish the day over or under.
How do Event Contracts Work?

Choose a market and decide if it will close above or below a certain price. If you predict correctly, you earn $20, never risking more than the price you paid.*

*Less standard fees

Is this safe & secure?
Event contracts are provided by CME Group, one of the world’s leading exchanges, and offered by a regulated US broker.
How much does it cost?

Take a position knowing what your max profit or loss could be at expiration. The price you pay per contract is the most you can lose per contract and will be clearly displayed upfront (as will the max profit you can earn if correct).**

Event Contracts at Tradovate are commission-free. Standard fees apply.

How do I know if I am winning/won?
At the close and settlement of the contract, if you selected above and the price is above the strike price, you win. You win if you select below and the price is at or below the strike price.
What time can I trade?

All times are in Central Time (CT) and trade Sunday through Friday:

Contract

Open

Close

ECES; ECNQ; ECRTY; ECYM

5:00 PM

3:00 PM

EC6E

5:00 PM

2:00 PM

ECGC

5:00 PM

12:30 PM

ECSI

5:00 PM

12:25 PM

ECHG

5:00 PM

12:00 PM

ECCL; ECNG

5:00 PM

1:30 PM

If I predict right, what do I win?

If you predict the price movement correctly, you will receive $20 per contract traded

What is a strike?

A strike is a price level that may be above or below the current market price. Pick a level (strike), then decide if the market will close above or below that level.

Introducing Event Based Contracts

Learn how event contracts work and how to make your first prediction through our education videos and FAQs.

Event Contracts Overview

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Access the Top Financial Markets

Forecast the market close for index, metals, energy, and foreign currency market.

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Opening an Event Contracts Account is as Easy as 1 - 2 - 3

Tradovate - Step 1

Open Event Contract App

Use the Android/iPhone icon at the bottom of this page to open the app

Tradovate - Step 2

Open Your Account Through App

Click on the middle wallet icon at the bottom of the app

Tradovate - Step 3

Create Account & Fund

Complete the online application process and fund through the Event Contract app.

Download & Access Event Contracts Today

This application has been optimized for a mobile experience.
Scan the relevant code with your phone to access Event Contracts.

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No Exchange, exercise fees or commissions through March 1, 2023, except for YM which will have a $0.01 exchange fee per contract.

NFA fee of $0.02 and clearing fee of $0.09 will apply to all trades/predictions. Exchange fees still apply to all non-event contract trades.