Futures Contracts

Specifications for futures contracts including margin requirements change with some frequency. It is suggested that you examine the latest information prior to taking a position in a futures market. Trading hours for various futures contracts vary significantly as well.

SYMBOL CONTRACT DESCRIPTION/CME LINK Exchange LISTING CONTRACT SETTLEMENT
ZN 10 Year Treasury Note^ CME Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec Cash
MGC Comex E-Micro Gold COMEX Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec Physical
CC Cocoa Futures ICE Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Dec Physical
CT Cotton No. 2 ICE Mar, May, Jul, Oct, Dec Physical
KC Coffee C Futures ICE Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Dec Physical
SB Sugar No. 11 ICE Mar, May, Jul, Oct Physical
YC Mini Sized Corn* CME Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Dec Physical
HO Heating Oil CME ALL Physical
NG Natural Gas NYMEX ALL Physical
QM NYMEX Min Light Crude NYMEX ALL Financial
RB RBOB Gasoline NYMEX ALL Physical
NQ Mini NASDAQ 100 NASDAQ Dec, March, June, Sept Financial
ES E-mini S&P500 CME Dec, March, June, Sept Financial
YK Mini Soyabeans* CME Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Aug, Sep, Nov Physical
QC Miny HG Copper CME ALL Financial
VIX S&P Volatility Index Futures CBOE Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov Financial

^10 Year Treasuries trade in increments of 0.03125. If you enter 0.03 the system will automatically round up to 0.03125. For instance if you enter 0.03 the system will round up to 0.03125.

*Corn and Soyabeans trade in 8s or increments of 0.125. If 0.1 is entered, the system will automatically round up to 0.125. These markets are not 24 x 7 click on the link in the table to review Exchange Trading Rules.

* If you are only buying or selling one unit you only need to lodge the maintenance margin.
If a contract with a physical delivery is not closed prior to the last trading day, they will be automatically rolled into next listed month. Discounted fees apply. If cash settled contracts are not closed prior to last trading day they will be settled and resulting PnL will be added or removed from account.

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