Posts by: The PRICE Futures Group

by Dan Weissmann | Marketplace Business International commodity markets are full of little mysteries. For example: Why would a market player buy a whole bunch of something when the market is full of that very thing? In this case, the thing is diesel fuel in Europe. The continent’s last winter was mild, so there’s plenty in [...]

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Effective November 14th, 2014, changes to CFTC Regulation 1.17(c)(5)(viii) will require FCMs to take capital charges on any trading accounts that are undermargined for more than two days. As an example: -          A customer places a trade on Monday which creates a margin call -          FCMs will issue a margin call on Tuesday -          If [...]

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  Today is the Last Trading Day for Aug Live Cattle which stops tradingat Noon Chicago time.  It is also the Last Trading Day for the Sept HO & RBOB.  The Sept HO & RBOB stop trading at their normal times.  We again ask that you do not wait until the last minute to exit [...]

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Please be aware…Effective with the close of business today, Thurs Aug 28th, the following CME contract margins are changing: _____________________________________________________ For a complete list of Performance Bond Requirements on Agricultural Outrights; Crude Oil and Refined Products Outrights; Crude Oil and Refined Products Inter-Commodity Spreads Credits margin changes, go to: http://www.cmegroup.com/tools-information/lookups/advisories/clearing/files/Chadv14-331.pdf Legend EH: Exchange Holidays | [...]

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Tomorrow, Friday, Aug 29th is the First Notice Day for ALL the Sept Grains, Bonds, Notes and ALL the Sept Metals.  Anyone LONG any of the Sept grains, bonds, notes and/or metals that morning will be at risk of delivery. To avoid the possible risk of delivery we ask that you roll or liquidate ALL [...]

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Today is the Last Trading Day for ALL the Aug Metals (Gold, Silver, Copper, mini Gold, mini Silver, eMicro Gold, Platinum, Palladium) & the Sept Natural Gas in NY.  We ask that you do not wait until the last minute to exit these markets. Friday, Aug 29th is the First Notice Day for ALL the [...]

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  Wednesday, Aug 27th is the Last Trading Day for ALL the Aug Metals (Gold, Silver, Copper, mini Gold, mini Silver, eMicro Gold, Platinum, Palladium) & the Sept Natural Gas in NY.  We ask that you do not wait until the last minute to exit these markets. Friday, Aug 29th is the First Notice Day [...]

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CME GLOBEX Market Opening

On August 24, 2014 - 9:19 PM By

CME Globex market will Pre-open at 20:30 CST and open at 21:00 CST. Please confirm the status of your orders on your trading platform. CME Globex has issued the following statement regarding orders – All day and session orders, including GTDs with today’s trade date will be cancelled. All GTCs that have been acknowledged will [...]

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GLOBEX Trades busted

On August 24, 2014 - 9:16 PM By

Please be aware that CME has determined to bust any GLOBEX trades executed between 17:00 CT – 17:31 CT for Trade Date: 8-25-2014 per their notice below. No information at this time from CME regarding connection. _____________________________________________________ Legend EH: Exchange Holidays | LT: Futures Last Trading Day | OE: Option Expiration Day FN: Futures First [...]

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Effective with the close of business on Friday, Aug 22, the following CME contract margins are changing:                                                 For a complete listing of Performance Bond Requirements on Crude Oil, Electricity, Metals, Natural [...]

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Effective with the close of business on Mon, Aug 25, the following CME Group contract margins are changing:                           For a complete listing of Performance Bond Requirements for Copper Outrights and Intra-Commodity Spread Charges, go to: http://www.cmegroup.com/tools-information/lookups/advisories/clearing/Chadv14-324.html _____________________________________________________ Legend EH: Exchange Holidays | [...]

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Today is the Last Trading Day for the Sept Crude Oil in NY.  We ask that you do not wait until the last minute to exit this market. Thursday August 21st is the First Notice Day for the Sept Coffee in NY.  Anyone LONG the Sept Coffee that morning will be at risk of delivery. [...]

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