Why the ES mini is no longer a mini contract and why your future losses may be much larger then your backtest suggest…

In 2009, the SPX was around the 1100 mark. Today, the SPX is stands at 2738. In 2009, one ES contract was worth approximately $55,000 notional value. Today, one ES contract is worth approximately $136,000.  In 2009, a 2% move would work out to an approximate 22 point movement or $1,100 move. Today, the same … Continue reading Why the ES mini is no longer a mini contract and why your future losses may be much larger then your backtest suggest…