Futures Market Updates | Optimus Futures Trade Desk

NOTICE: CME Margin Changes for ES – Effective Today 4/17/19

 

Attention traders,

As a reminder, the following margin changes for the E-MINI S&P 500 Futures (ES) will become effective at the CLOSE of business today, 4/17/19:

Thank you for your prompt attention to these matters! If you have any questions, please contact us at (800) 771-6748 or send us an email at: support@optimusfutures.com.

 

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NOTICE: Good Friday Holiday Trading Schedule for 4/19

 
 

Attention traders,

For the upcoming Good Friday holiday on April 19th, most markets are closed but the US banks are open. CFTC Regulations require that clearing firms treat this as a normal business day. This means that margin calls will age and we expect margin calls to be met on Fri, April 19th

 

Please refer to the table below for a complete list of holiday trading hours for Thurs, Apr 18 – Sun, Apri 21:

 

Thank you for your prompt attention to these matters! If you have any questions, please contact us at (800) 771-6748 or send us an email at: support@optimusfutures.com.

Happy Easter from all of us at Optimus Futures!

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NOTICE: Deliveries on Gas Oil, April Currencies, London Sugar & Cocoa – Effective: 4/11/19

 
 

Attention traders,

As a reminder:

 

Thursday, April 11th id the Last Trading Day for the April ICE Gas Oil. We ask that you exit your April ICE Gas Oil by the close of business tomorrow, Wednesday, April 10th.

 

Monday, April 15th at 9:16am is the Last Trading Day for the April Currencies. We ask that you exit your April Currency Positions by the close of business on Friday, April 12th to avoid problems early Monday morning.

 

Monday, April 15th is the Last Trading Day for the May London White Sugar. We ask that you exit your May London White Sugar prior to the close of business on Friday, April 12th.

 

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NOTICE: Deliveries on Metals & Energies – Effective: 3/27/19

 
 

Attention Traders,

As a reminder:

Tomorrow, Wed, Mar 27th is the Last Trading Day for ALL the March Metals (Gold, Silver, Copper, eMICR Gold, COMEX 1000oz Silver, Aluminum, ICE mini-Gold, ICE mini-Silver, ICE Gold, ICE Silver, Platinum & Palladium).  We ask that you do NOT wait until the last minute to exit ALL your March Metals. Tomorrow, Wed, Mar 27th is also the Last Trading Day for the NYMEX April Natural Gas in NY.  We again ask that you do NOT wait until the last minute to exit your NYMEX April Nat Gas positions. Thurs, Mar 28th is the Last Trading Day for the ICE EU April Natural Gas.  We ask that you do NOT wait until the last minute to exit your ICE EU Apr Nat Gas positions. Fri, Mar 29th is the First Notice Day for ALL the April Metals.  Anyone LONG

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NOTICE: Deliveries on Bonds, Notes, and Crude Oil – Effective 3/20/2019

 
 

Attention traders,

 

As a reminder:

Tomorrow, Wed, Mar 20th is the Last Trading Day for the March 30Yr Bonds, 10Yr Notes, Ultra Bonds and the Ultra 10Yr Notes. They stop trading at 12 PM CDST.  We ask that you do NOT wait until the last minute to exit your Bonds & Note positions.

 

Tomorrow, Wed, Mar 20th is also the Last Trading Day for the NYMEX April Crude Oil in NY. We again ask that you do NOT wait until the last minute to exit your NYMEX April Crude Oil positions.

 

Thank you for your prompt attention to these matters! If you have any questions, please contact us by email at: support@optimusfutures.com or give us a call at: (800) 771-6748.

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