How Hedging Can Reduce Portfolio Risk | Fundamentals of Futures Trading Course

Prior to a name change in September 2021, Charles Schwab Futures and Forex LLC was known as TD Ameritrade Futures & Forex LLC.

Hedging with futures may help reduce risk in a portfolio by potentially offsetting losses during market downswings. The leverage that futures offer makes them an excellent vehicle for hedging because a small investment allows you to control a large asset. In this video, you’ll learn how to hedge your portfolio using futures.

Futures and futures options trading involve substantial risk and are not suitable for all investors. Please read the Risk Disclosure Statement prior to trading futures products.

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