FUTURES, OPTIONS

Craig Bewick

Senior Director of Client Development and Sales,

CME Group

  • Mr. Bewick Currently Writes for InFocus Options Corner
  • Spent 25 years in Futures & Options Markets,
  • Senior Director, Client Development & Sales at CME Group

About Craig

Craig Bewick is senior director of client development and sales at CME. Mr. Bewick has spent 25 years in futures and options markets, starting at CBOT and CME working in risk management, regulatory, technology, product management, and client development. After spending over eight years with WH Trading LLC, he returned to CME Group working to educate and promote futures trading. Mr. Bewick currently writes for InFocus Options Corner. Connect with him at activetrader@cmegroup.com.

Craig's Videos

Craig Bewick, senior director of client development and sales at CME Group, will discuss the fundamentals behind the new contract, which at 1/10 the size of one bitcoin, will provide active traders with a new cost-efficient tool to manage bitcoin exposure. This webinar will also explore the evolution of crypto derivatives, review the differences between futures and spot crypto trading, and examine volatility in the market. Mr. Bewick will illustrate different Micro Bitcoin futures trading examples and provide information on how to get started with Micro Bitcoin futures.
Join Craig Bewick for a deeper dive into CME Group's tools that are available for active traders. During this presentation he will give an overview on the following tools: pricing and volatility, product and market data, volume and open interest, treasury analytics, equity index total cost analysis, and various energy tools.

Micro E-mini Options launched on August 31 building on the heels of Micro E-mini futures, which have traded more than 360 million contracts since their May 2019 launch (as of August 2020.)


During this session, Craig Bewick will cover the following topics:


  • Contract specs, expiration details, common requirements to set up a futures trading account, and potential offsets with futures

  • Basic options fundamentals, including volatility and the multi-dimensional nature of options

  • Advantages of trading Micro E-mini options, including precision scaling opportunities available around the clock

  • Trading Micro E-mini options vs. stock and ETF options, strategies, and risk management

  • Types of option expirations available, allowing for versatile trading strategies

  • How to use the CME Group QuikStrike Tool for Micro E-mini options analysis.


Micro E-mini Options launched on August 31 building on the heels of Micro E-mini futures, which have traded more than 360 million contracts since their May 2019 launch (as of August 2020.)


During this session, Craig Bewick will cover the following topics:


  • Contract specs, expiration details, common requirements to set up a futures trading account, and potential offsets with futures

  • Basic options fundamentals, including volatility and the multi-dimensional nature of options

  • Advantages of trading Micro E-mini options, including precision scaling opportunities available around the clock

  • Trading Micro E-mini options vs. stock and ETF options, strategies, and risk management

  • Types of option expirations available, allowing for versatile trading strategies

  • How to use the CME Group QuikStrike Tool for Micro E-mini options analysis.