Complete your application in 10 minutes and get access to industry leading platforms, low day trading margins & deep discount commissions, all backed by dedicated personalized support.
NOTE: You will be taken to our clearing firm’s secure website at Ironbeam.com to complete your application.
Optimus Futures is an Independent Brokerage, giving us the flexibility to clear our customers’ trades at multiple clearing firms (FCM’s). FCM’s handle confirmation, delivery, and settlement of trading transactions and we maintain the day-to-day relationship with our clients. This arrangement allows us to give you the personal attention you deserve while giving you access to a wider range of platforms, datafeeds, markets and exchanges.
Please note that commissions, margins, and other terms displayed on the site apply only to Optimus Futures accounts cleared by IronBeam. Please consult your broker to confirm the rates and terms that apply to other FCM’s.
|Clearing Firm||Highlights||Margins||Account Minimum||Start Trading|
|No Monthly Inactivity Fees / No Monthly Volume Requirements
Accepts Non-Solicited Canadian futures accounts
|As low as $40 day trading margins for Micro E-Mini S&P and $400 for E-Mini S&P 500||$500||GET STARTED|
|Universal Access to all trading platforms that route over Rithmic and CQG Datafeeds||50% Day Trading Margins on most futures contracts||$10,000||GET STARTED|
|Free Access to Proprietary GAIN Trader Platform, MetaTrader 5 & iBroker Mobile App.||$500 day trading margins for E-Mini S&P, E-Mini NASDAQ and Mini ($5) Dow Jones||$5,000||GET STARTED|
|Free Access to the Award-winning TradeStation Platforms||25% Day Trading Margins on most futures contracts||$5,000||GET STARTED|
|Robust infrastructure for CTS T4 and Trading Technologies (TT)||50% Day Trading Margins on most futures contracts||$5,000||GET STARTED|
|Trade on Rithmic, CQG, TT and CTS platforms. Accepts Non-Solicited Canadian futures accounts||Low Day Trading Margins for Day & Night Sessions||$5,000||GET STARTED|
Please request a Free Consultation - We will take the time to understand your trading requirements and match you with the right combination of technology (platforms and datafeed) and costs (commissions and margins) and recommend an FCM tailored to your personal trading style.
As low as $0.25/trade
Tools for every trading level
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The minimum amount required to open an account is $500. The minimum account balance needed to place a trade is $100 for Nanos, $500 for Micros and $2000 for E-Minis.
You can open the following account types:
Yes - We accept all Non-Solicited Self-Directed Canadian futures traders when you Open an Optimus Futures account with select FCM’s.
Yes. Optimus Futures is a Member of the NFA and registered with the CFTC. Click Here to check our broker background.
Yes - In order to comply with CFTC 1.25 (which is a Federal regulation), our FCM’s (clearing firms) must ensure proper segregation of customer funds.
Futures Clearing Merchant (FCM’s) work with the exchanges to handle confirmation, delivery, and settlement of transactions. In addition, they hold customer funds and supply statements to clients, acting as the exchange liaisons for brokers.
Yes – As long as there are no open positions, clients are free to withdraw 100% of their funds at any time.