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Futures Contract Specifications

Technical Futures Specifications on contracts from all major worldwide exchanges and commonly requested futures contracts.

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Delivery Months

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Cash/Spot
Month Code F G H J K M N Q U V X Z A0

Currencies

Commodity Exch Contract Size Delivery Months Symbol Min Fluctuation Point Value
Australian Dollar IMM 100,000 AD H,M,U,Z AD .0001 ($10.00) 1 pt=$10.00
British Pound IMM 62.5K BP H,M,U,Z BP .0002 ($12.50) 1 pt=$6.25
Canadian Dollar IMM 100K CD H,M,U,Z CD .0001 ($10.00) 1 pt=$10.00
Euro-Currency IMM 125K Euros H,M,U,Z EC .0001 ($12.50) 1 pt=$12.50
Japanese Yen IMM 12.5 mil Yen H,M,U,Z JY .000001 ($12.50) 1 pt=$12.50
Mexican Peso IMM 500K MP H,M,U,Z ME .00001 ($5.00) 1 pt=$5.00
Swiss Franc IMM 125K SF H,M,U,Z SF .0001 ($12.50) 1 pt=$12.50

Dairy

Commodity Exch Contract Size Delivery Months Symbol Min Fluctuation Point Value
Butter (Grade AA) CME 40,000 lbs F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z DB .00025 ($10.00) 1 pt=$4.00
Class IV Milk CME 200,000 lbs F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z DK .01 ($20.00) 1 pt=$20.00
Milk CME 2000 lbs F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z DA .01 ($20.00) 1 pt=$20.00

Energies

Commodity Exch Contract Size Delivery Months Symbol Min Fluctuation Point Value
Brent Crude Oil NYMX 1,000 barrels F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z SC .01/barrel ($10.00) 1 pt=$10.00
Crude Oil NYMX 1k bbl F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z CL .01/bbl ($10.00) 1 pt=$10.00
Heating Oil NYMX 42K gal F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z HO .0001 ($4.20) 1 pt=$4.20
Natural Gas NYMX 10K mm/btu F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z NG .10 ($10.00) 1 pt=$10.00
Unleaded Gas NYMX 42K gal F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z HU .0001 ($4.20) 1 pt=$4.20

Financial

Commodity Exch Contract Size Delivery Months Symbol Min Fluctuation Point Value
3 Mo Eurodollars CME $1 mil E$ H,M,U,Z ED .005 ($12.50) 1 pt=$25.00
3 Mo Euroyen CME $1 mil Yen H,M,U,Z EY .01 (2,500 Y) 1 pt=2,500 Y
90 Day T-Bills CME $1mil Bill H,M,U,Z TB .01 ($25.00) 1 pt=$25.00
Fed Funds 30 Day CBOT $5 mil F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z FF .005 ($20.835) 1 pt=$41.67
Libor 1 Month CME $3 mil F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z EM .005 ($12.50) 1 pt=$25.00
T-Notes 10 yrs CBOT $100K note H,M,U,Z TY 1/64 ($15.625) 1/64=$15.625
T-Notes 2 yrs CBOT $200K note H,M,U,Z TU 1/128 ($15.625) 1/128=$15.625
T-Notes 5 yrs CBOT $100K note H,M,U,Z FV 1/64 ($15.625) 1/64=$15.625
US T-Bonds CBOT $100K bond H,M,U,Z US 1/32 ($31.25) 1/32=$31.25

Grains

Commodity Exch Contract Size Delivery Months Symbol Min Fluctuation Point Value
Corn CBOT 5K bu H,K,N,U,Z C 1/4C ($12.50) 1 cent=$50.00
Hard Red Spring Wheat MGE 5000 bushels H,K,N,U,Z MW 1/4 cent/bu ($12.50) 1 pt=$50.00
Hard Wheat MGE 5000 bushels F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z IH 1/4 cent/bu ($12.50) 1 pt=$50.00
Oats CBOT 5K bu H,K,N,U,Z O .1/4C ($12.50) 1 cent=$50.00
Rough Rice CBOT 2K klbs F,H,K,N,U,V,Z RR .005 klb ($12.50) 1 cent=$20.00
Soybean CBOT 5K bu F,H,K,N,Q,U,X S 1/4C ($12.50) 1 cent=$50.00
Soybean Meal CBOT 100 tons F,H,K,N,Q,U,V,Z SM .10/ton $(10.00) 1 pt=$1.00
Soybean Oil CBOT 60K lbs F,H,K,N,Q,U,V,Z BO 1/100 cent 1 pt=$6.00
Wheat CBOT 5K bu H,K,N,U,Z W 1/4 C ($12.50) 1 pt=$50.00
Wheat KCBT 5,000 bushels H,K,N,U,Z KW 1/4 C ($12.50) 1 pt=$50.00

Indices

Commodity Exch Contract Size Delivery Months Symbol Min Fluctuation Point Value
CRB Index NYBT $500 x Index value F,G,U,X CI .05 pt ($25.00) 1 pt=$5.00
Dow Jones Ind CBOT $10 x Index value H,M,U,Z DJ .01 pt ($10.00) 1 pt=$10.00
E-Mini Nasdaq 100 CMEE $20 x Index value H,M,U,Z NQ .50 pt ($10.00) 1 pt=$0.20
E-Mini Russell 2000 CMEE $20 x Index value H,M,U,Z NQ .50 pt ($10.00) 1 pt=$0.20
E-Mini S&P CMEE $50 x Index value H,M,U,Z ES .05 pt ($2.50) 1 pt=$0.50
Muni Bond Index CBOT $1000 x Index value H,M,U,Z MB 1/32 ($31.25) 1/32=$31.25
Nasdaq 100 CME $100 x Index value H,M,U,Z ND .05 pt ($5.00) 1 pt=$5.00
Nikkei 225 CME $5 x Ave H,M,U,Z NK 5 pts ($25.00) 1 pt=$5.00
NYSE Stock NYBT $500 x Index value H,M,U,Z YX .05 pt ($25.00) 1 pt=$5.00
S&P 500 CME $250 x Index value H,M,U,Z SP .10 pt ($25.00) 1 pt=$2.50
US Dollar Index NYBT $1000 x Index value H,M,U,Z DX .01 pt ($10.00) 1 pt=$10.00

Livestock

Commodity Exch Contract Size Delivery Months Symbol Min Fluctuation Point Value
Feeder Cattle CME 50K lbs F,H,J,Q,U,V,X FC 2.5 pts ($12.50) 1 pt=$5.00
Lean Hogs CME 40K lbs G,J,M,N,Q,V,Z LH 2.5 pts ($10.00) 1 pt=$4.00
Live Cattle CME 40K lbs G,J,M,Q,V,Z LC 2.5 pts ($10.00) 1 pt=$4.00
Pork Bellies CME 40K lbs G,H,K,N,Q PB 2.5 pts ($10.00) 1 pt=$4.00

Metals

Commodity Exch Contract Size Delivery Months Symbol Min Fluctuation Point Value
Copper COMX 25K lbs F,H,K,N,U,Z HG 5 pts ($12.50) 1 cent=$250
Gold COMX 100 oz G,J,M,Q,V,Z GC 10 pts ($10.00) $1 =$100
Palladium COMX 100 oz H,M,U,Z PA 5 pts ($1.00) 1 pt=$1.00
Platinum COMX 50 oz F,J,N,V PL 10 pts ($5.00) 1 pt=$0.50
Silver COMX 5K oz F,H,K,N,U,Z SI 50 pts ($25.00) 1 cent=$50.00

Mini Contracts

Commodity Exch Contract Size Delivery Months Symbol Min Fluctuation Point Value
Corn CBOT 1K bu H,K,N,U,Z YC 1/4 c/bu ($2.50) 1 cent=$10.00
Eurodollars eCBT $500K E$ H,M,U,Z YE .005 ($6.25) 1 pt=$12.50
Feeder Cattle CME 10,000 lbs F,H,J,K,Q,U,V,X XMF 0.001 ($10.00) 1 pt=$10.00
Lean Hogs CME 10,000 lbs G,J,M,N,Q,V,Z XHM 0.001 ($10.00) 1 pt=$10.00
Soybeans CBOT 1K bu F,H,K,N,Q,U,Z YK 1/4 c/bu ($2.50) 1 cent=$10.00
Wheat CBOT 1K bu H,K,N,U,Z YW 1/4 c/bu ($2.50) 1 cent=$10.00

Softs

Commodity Exch Contract Size Delivery Months Symbol Min Fluctuation Point Value
Cocoa NYBT 10 metric tons H,K,N,U,Z CC $1/ton 1 pt=$10.00
Coffee NYBT 37.5k lbs H,K,N,U,Z KC .0005 ($18.25) 1 pt=$3.75
Cotton NYBT 50K lbs H,K,N,V,Z CT .001 ($5.00) 1 pt=$5.00
Lumber CME 110K board feet F,H,K,N,U,X LB .10/1K ($11.00) 1 pt=$.10
Orange Juice NYBT 15K lbs F,H,K,N,U,X JO .0005 ($7.50) 1 pt=$1.50
Sugar #11 NYBT 112K lbs H,K,N,V SB .0001 ($11.20) 1 pt=$11.20
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