I was interested in buying currency futures for some foreign currencies. How do you go about getting these?
I am looking for 6 to 12 month futures.
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Depending on the currencies you want to trade there are mini-futures available with a contract value of 12.500 (for example EUR/USD) or standard futures with a contract value of 125.000.
You will find an overview at the Globex CME website
For a broker to trade the futures I would recommend Interactive Brokers. They offer real-time trading at very low commission.
Don't really know much about futures but I'll give you a couple of options:
Assuming that you are just looking around right now about currency investing, are you sure (I mean, really sure) that you want to do it?