Markets Overview

One Account, Many Markets

Nadex is the first CFTC-regulated exchange where US and international members can legally trade a broad range of the world’s markets, all from one account, using limited-risk binary options and spreads. 

Your risk is defined before you enter the trade. You can never be stopped out and you will never receive a margin call. The opportunities are virtually limitless, but your risk is always limited.

Trade stock index futures, commodities, spot forex, or the price of Bitcoin, with just a $100 opening balance. Fund with a debit card and start right away.

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Stock indices

You can trade US and global stock market indices without using ETFs or index futures and with lower fees than most stock or futures brokers charge.

With limited risk binary options and spreads, you know your maximum possible profit and loss up front. Instead of just watching your portfolio rise and fall with the market's fluctuations, you can turn those moves into opportunities to profit.

Forex

The largest market in the world by volume is currency exchange, with a daily turnover of four trillion dollars. Open 24/5.5, and decentralized across the global banking system, the forex markets offer unmatched liquidity and opportunity.

Nadex offers 10 of the most popular spot forex pairs as limited-risk binary options and spreads. You can trade them 23 hours a day, 6 days a week.

Commodities

Oil, grains, and metals are basic to our lives, making the commodity futures markets among the largest. From a gallon of gas to a loaf of bread, commodity prices affect us daily. 

However, they can be too risky for many traders. A $1/barrel move in crude oil futures equals $1000 per contract. Binary options and spreads let you trade commodity futures prices with much lower costs and limited risk.

 

Economic Events

When economic reports come out, like a change in interest rates or the weekly jobless claims number, traders try to forecast the market's reaction. Nadex economic event binary options let you trade the number itself. If you think unemployment is going up, you can buy a binary option that will profit if the jobless claims number is above a strike price you choose.

Bitcoin

Bitcoin has gained mainstream acceptance since its experimental early days. But many traders are still wary of owning the digital cryptocurrency. That’s why Nadex created Bitcoin binary options based on the trusted TeraBit Indexsm. Now you can trade the price of Bitcoin, without buying and selling the bitcoins themselves. Your maximum risk is defined before you enter the trade.