E-mini Day Trading
Why trade the e-mini futures?
Low risk, high reward...Low margin requirements...High liquidity...24 hour trading...Scalabiliy...
Plus there are no pattern-day-trading restrictions such as those present in the equity markets.
The following e-mini symbols represent the major US stock markets..."The 4 Horsemen"
ES - S&P 500 YM - DJIA NQ - NASDAQ 1000 RLM - RUSSELL 2000
Trading an e-mini is like buying or selling all of the individual components of a major market index.
On a day-to-day basis, each symbol's chart will generally print very similar price action patterns.
Over the longer term there will be both subtle and obvious differences between each market.