How long does it take to open an account?
|with our online application and personalized service, your account can be set up quickly and easily, often in a single day. |
What is the minimum initial deposit required to open an account?
|The minimum initial deposit to open an account is $5,000.
What is the difference between overnight margin and intraday margin?
| Overnight margin is the amount of money required, by the exchange, to be in your account for each contact held overnight. Intraday margins, also called day trading margins are required on positions entered and exited during the same trading session and are less than overnight margins. Intraday margins are determined by us and vary depending on trading styles and account size. Typically intraday margins allow for 5 times the buying power of overnight margins.
Do you offer incentives if I refer other customers to Gibraltar Futures?
|We run various referral programs, please contact us for details. |
What futures exchanges do you provide access to?
|Gibraltar Futures offers market access to CME/CBOT, NYMEX, ICE, and Eurex. |
you send me wiring/funding instructions?
|Please call us at 312-347-4200 for wiring/funding instructions. |
Is someone available 24 hours a day if there is an emergency or if I lose my internet connection?
|Yes, please call our trade desk at any time 312-356-6121, and we will assist you. Please have your account number available.
you handle IRA accounts?
|Yes, IRA accounts can be opened, These accounts need to be opened with acustodian that allows for alternative investments. Please call us at 312-347-4200 or email us for details.
What are the overnight margins for the emini products?
|The CME lists current performance bond/margin requirements for all of their products on their website here. |
Can you recommend a CTA to trade a managed account?
|Yes. We have access to a large number of CTA’s and managed account programs. Please contact us at 312-347-4200 and we can help you identify the investments to meet your investment objectives and risk profile. |
Do I receive statement every day?
| Yes. Statements for active accounts are emailed to you every trading day after the close. Please contact us immediately if you do not receive your statement. |