Futures Trading for Individual Investors

RCM Futures specializes in providing brokerage services to futures and options traders. We provide individuals with access to all the major commodities and derivatives markets. We offer in conjunction with our clearing firms, access to the most sophisticated electronic platforms in the industry.

We believe that offering a futures trader a reliable, high-speed commodities trading platforms is one of the most important services we provide.

RCM prides itself on the ability to offer traders the most diverse selection of electronic trading platforms. As a client you will be able to access all domestic and international exchanges. Our business is dedicated to delivering the highest level of quality and service to our clientele. For that reason alone, we only staff our trading desk with professionals who understand electronic trading and technology.  Therefore, in the event of an internet connection failure or platform failure at your location, you will always be able to access our trading desk as a back-up.

Online Trading Account Features:

Improve your commodity trading and achieve your investment goals with a Full Service trading account with RCM Futures.  

A full service trading account may be what you're looking for if you're relatively new to the world of futures and futures on options trading. Through a one-on-one relationship with your broker, you will be able to discuss trading ideas, access execution services and benefit from an extra pair of eyes to help you manage your positions in the face of market moves that may be both for or against you. Our brokers focus on providing customers with an open line of communication that should help you improve your understanding of the risks and benefits entailed in trading futures and options on futures. Our brokers are able to provide customers with both fundamental and technical analysis, and their focus is on helping you manage risk.

As with every RCM trading account, you have the option of subscribing to complimentary market commentary, online account access as well as a comprehensive suite of commodity trading tools. As your skills and techniques develop, you may want to migrate to a more hands-off approach and consider using broker-assisted services from RCM.

Full Service Trading account features:

  • One-on-one relationship with a broker
  • Complimentary research
  • Online account access (positions, balances, and statements)
  • Discussion of trading ideas and related analysis 
  • Newsletter subscriptions available
  • Trade execution services

At RCM we understand that all clients cannot be in front of their trading screen every day. 

For these clients, we have developed the broker-assisted trading service. Clients can choose from a wide array of trading platforms and enjoy the ability to enter and manage their own orders without giving up access to RCM's inhouse execution desk as a back-up solution.

Your broker will be available to help you place trades, modify existing orders and give you quotes on futures and options markets if needed.  

Some clients choose broker-assisted futures trading to defer the risk of order entry onto the trade desk. Our senior brokers can quote, trade and source liquidity for options and options spreads or place complex multi-leg futures and options. As a client, you will always have access to a trading screen, and qualified clients may have direct access to the trading floor.

Broker-Assisted Trading Account Features:

  • Access to a diverse range of trading platforms
  • Complimentary research
  • Online account access (positions, balances, and statements)
  • Broker and trading support
  • Ability to execute multi-leg strategies 
  • Source liquidity 

Are you looking to diversify your portfolio? Interested in a futures investment, but want a professional to do the trading for you?

An alternative investment through an RCM Asset Management managed futures account may be just what you are looking for.

What are Managed Futures?

A managed futures account, run by a professional money manager known as a Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA), offers exposure to a wide array of financial and physical commodity futures markets traded around the world. RCM Asset Management can help you research and choose a CTA that respects your risk management needs. Did you know you can open an account through an IRA?

Learn more about Managed Futures, our services and resources including managed futures videos, and brochures

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RCM Futures
621 S Plymouth Ct, Fl 1
Chicago, IL 60605 

TEL 1-312-870-1500
EMAIL info@rcmassetmanagement.com


You should fully understand the risks associated with trading futures, options and retail off-exchange foreign currency transactions (“Forex”) before making any trades. Trading futures, options, and Forex involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge, and financial resources. You may lose all or more than your initial investment. Opinions, market data, and recommendations are subject to change without notice. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) rules require delivery of a disclosure document at or prior to the time an advisory or subscription agreement is delivered. The disclosure document includes the principal risk factors and costs of participating in a particular CTA or CPO program including the potential impact of fees and expenses, the “break-even point” expressed both as a dollar amount and as a percentage return necessary to recover one’s initial investment, if applicable. The CFTC has not passed upon the merits of participating in any one particular investment or on the adequacy or accuracy of any one disclosure document. RCM Futures is a DBA of Reliance Capital Markets II, LLC.