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NOTICE: CME Margin Changes – 12/7/2018

 

Attention traders, the following CME Group margins are changing at the CLOSE of business today:

 

2 Year Treasury Note Futures (26)
Rate Type Description Change Current Initial Current Maintenance New Initial New Maintenance
Spec Month 1 Increase $451 $410 $539 $490
Hedge Month 1 Increase $410 $410 $490 $490
Spec Months 2+ Increase $523 $475 $605 $550
Hedge Months 2+ Increase $475 $475 $550 $550

 

30 YR U.S. Treasury Bond Futures (17)

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Rate Type Description Change Current Initial
 
 

As a reminder:

 

Tomorrow, Thurs, Dec 6th is the Last Trading Day for the ICE US Dec Cotton. ADMIS asks that you do NOT wait until the last minute to exit your ICE US Dec Cotton positions.

 

Tomorrow, Thurs, Dec 6th is also the Last Trading Day for the Dec EUREX Bund, BOBL, BUXL, BTP, FOAT, SCHATZ & SW Bunds.  They stop trading at 5am Chicago Time on Thurs.  We ask that you exit your Dec EUREX financials positions by the close of business today!

 

Mon, Dec 10th after the 1:05pm Chicago Time close of business, is the First Notice Day for the Dec Live Cattle. Anyone LONG the Dec Live Cattle after the 1:05pm close of business will be at risk of taking delivery.  To avoid this risk, please roll or liquidate your Dec Live Cattle LONG positions Read More


NOTICE: National Day of Mourning on Wed Dec 5th

 
 

Attention traders,

Along with the US Stock Exchange, the CME Group will be observing a National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush on Wednesday, December 5th.

What this means for the markets:

US Stock Exchange will be CLOSED for trading on Wed, Dec 5th. Trading hours for CME Group US-based Equity products on Dec. 5 will include an abbreviated session, closing after overnight trading at 8:30 am CT and reopening at their regularly scheduled times for a trade date of Dec. 6. CME Interest Rate products will close at their regular times on Dec. 4 and will not reopen until their regularly scheduled times for the trade date of Dec. 6.

ALL other markets on CME GLOBEX and the trading floor will remain open for regular hours on Wed, Dec 5th.  ICE Futures US will also have normal trading hours on Wed.

CME Equity and

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NOTICE: CME Margin Changes (CL, HO, RB) at the CLOSE of Business Today – 11/27/18

 
 

Attention traders, the following CME Group margins are changing at the CLOSE of business today:

Thank you for your prompt attention to these matters! If you have any questions, please contact us at: (800) 771-6748

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NOTICE: CME Margin Changes (NG & HH) at the CLOSE of Business Today – 11/20/18 CME Overnight Margin Changes for ES as of Aug 10, 2018 NOTICE: CME Margin Changes – 12/7/2018 NOTICE: National Day of Mourning on Wed

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NOTICE: Deliveries on ICE EU Coffee/Metals/Natural Gas/Canadian Gov Bonds/Liffe Long Gilts/ICEEU Nat Gas/Grains/Metals/Bonds/Notes/HO/RBOB

 
 

Dear traders,

Please note:

Today, Nov 26th is also the Last Trading Day for the Nov ICE EU London Coffee.  We ask that you do not wait until the last minute to exit your Nov ICE EU London Coffee positions. Wed, November 28th is the Last Trading Day for ALL the November Metals. We ask that you do NOT wait until the last minute to exit your November Metal Positions. Wed, November 28th is the Last Trading Day for the December NYMEX Natural Gas in NY. We ask that you do not wait until the last minute to exit your December NYMEX Natural Gas Positions. Wed, November 28th is also the First Notice Day for the December Canadian Gov. Bonds (CGB). Anyone LONG the December CGB that morning will be at risk of delivery. To avoid this risk, please roll or liquidate your December CGB LONG positions prior to the close of business on Tuesday,

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