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Below are specifications for most commodity contracts currently trading. Oil N' Gold accepts no liability for the accuracy of the information, although we believe it to be current at the time of publishing. Information is subject to change without notice.

Month Abbreviations:

JAN - F FEB - G MAR - H APR - J MAY - K JUN - M
JUL - N AUG - Q SEP - U OCT - V NOV - X DEC - Z

Contracts

Commodity Symbol Regular Trading Hours (Pacific) Delivery Months Contract Size Price Quoted In Point Value Minimum Price Change Daily Limit
Metals
Copper HG 5:10-10:00 F H K N U Z 25,000 lbs $/lb .01 =$2.50 .05 =$12.50 None
Gold GC 5:20-10:30 G J M Q V Z 100 troy oz $/oz .10 =$10 .10 =$10 None
Palladium PA 5:30-10:00 H M U Z 100 troy oz $/oz .05 =$5 .05 =$5 None
Platinum PL 5:20-10:05 F J N V 50 troy oz $/oz .10 =$5 .10 =$5 None
Silver SI 5:25-10:25 H K N U Z 5,000 troy oz $/oz .005 =$25 .005 =$25 None
Energies
Natural Gas Henry Hub NG 6:00-11:30 All Months 10,000 MMBtu $/MMBtu .001= $10 .001= $10 $3= $30,000
Crude Oil Light Sweet CL 6:00-11:30 All Months 1,000 barrels $/barrel .01=$10 .01=$10 $10= $10,000
Unleaded Gas Gulf Coast HU 6:00-11:30 All Months 42,000 gallons ¢/gal .01= $4.20 .01= $4.20 25¢= $10,500
Heating Oil HO 6:00-11:30 All Months 42,000 gallons ¢/gal .01= $4.20 .01= $4.20 25¢= $10,500
Currencies
Australian Dollar AD 5:20-12:00 H M U Z 100,000 AD $/AD .01¢ =$10 .01¢ =$10 None
British Pound BP 5:20-12:00 H M U Z 62,500 BP $/£ .01¢ =$6.25 .01¢ =$6.25 None
Canadian Dollar CD 5:20-12:00 H M U Z 100,000 CD $/CD .01¢ =$10 .01¢ =$10 None
Eurocurrency EC 5:20-12:00 H M U Z 125,000 Euros $/EC .01¢ =$12.5 .01¢ =$12.50 None
Japanese Yen JY 5:20-12:00 H M U Z 12,500,000 JY ¢/JY .0001¢ =$12.5 .0001¢ =$12.50 None
Mexican Peso PM 5:20-12:00 H M U Z 500,000 MP $/MP .001¢ =$5 .0025¢ =$12.50 None
Swiss Franc SF 5:20-12:00 H M U Z 125,000 SF $/SF .01¢ =$12.5 .01¢ =$12.50 None
U.S. Dollar Index DX Midnight Almost 24 Hours H M U Z 1,000 x US Dollar Index 100ths/pt .01=$10 .01=$10 None
Interest Rates
Eurodollar ED 5:20-12:00 H M U Z $1,000,000 Basis Points 1 Point= $25 ½pt= $12.50 None
Euroyen EY 5:20-12:00 H M U Z 100 Million Yen Basis Points 1 pt= 2500 yen 1 pt= 2500 yen None
Treasury Bills 13-Wk TB 5:20-12:00 H M U Z $1,000,000 Basis Points ½pt= $12.50 ½pt= $12.50 None
Treasury Bonds US 5:20-12:00 H M U Z $100,000 32nds 1/32= $31.25 1/32= $31.25 96/32 =$3,000
Treasury Notes 10-Yr TY 5:20-12:00 H M U Z $100,000 32nds 1/32= $31.25 1/32= $31.25 96/32= $3,000
Treasury Notes 5-Yr FV 5:20-12:00 H M U Z $100,000 32nds 1/64= $15.63 1/64= $15.63 96/32= $3,000
Indices
RJ/CRB Index CR 7:00-11:30 H M U Z 200 x RJ/CRB Index 100ths/pt .01=$2 .05=$10 None
Goldman Sachs Commodity GI 6:45-11:40 All Months 250 x GSCI 100ths/pt .05=$12.50 .05=$12.50 None
Dow Jones Industrial DJ 5:20-13:15 H M U Z $10 x DJIA 100ths/pt 1=$10 1=$10 Various
NASDAQ 100 ND 6:30-13:15 H M U Z $100 x Index 100ths/pt .01=$1 .5=$50 Various
Nikkei 225 NK 6:00-13:15 H M U Z $5 x Index 100ths/pt .01=$5 .05=$25 Consult Exchange
S&P 500 SP 6:30-13:15 H M U Z 250 x S&P 500 100ths/pt .01=$2.50 .10=$25 Various
E-Mini S&P 500 ES 6:30-13:15 H M U Z 50 x S&P 500 100ths/pt .01=$.50 .25=$12.50 Various
S&P MidCap 400 MD 6:30-13:15 H M U Z 500 x S&P MidCap 400 100ths/pt .01=$5 .05=$25 Various
Mini Value Line MV 6:30-13:15 H M U Z 100 x Value Line 100ths/pt .01=$1 .05=$5 Various
Tropicals/Softs
Cocoa CC 11:30PM-12:15PM H K N U Z 10 metric tons $/metric ton 1=$10 1=$10 None
Sugar #11 World SB 11:30PM-12:15PM H K N V 112,000 lbs ¢/lb .01=$11.20 .01=$11.20 None
Coffee KC 11:30PM-12:15PM H K N U Z 37,500 lbs ¢/lb .01=$3.75 .05=$18.75 None
Orange Juice JO 4:00AM-12:15PM F H K N U X 15,000 lbs ¢/lb .01=$1.50 .05=$7.50 5.00 More for spot month
Meats
Feeder Cattle FC 7:05-11:00 F H J K Q U V X 50,000 lbs $/cwt .01=$5 .025=$12.50 3¢/lb =$1500
Live Cattle LC 7:05-11:00 G J M Q V Z 40,000 lbs $/cwt .01=$4 .025=$10 3¢/lb =$1200
Lean Hogs LH 7:05-11:00 G J M N Q V Z 40,000 lbs $/cwt .01=$4 .025=$10 2.0¢/lb =$800
Pork Bellies PB 7:05-11:00 G H K N Q 40,000 lbs $/cwt .01=$4 .025=$10 3.0¢/lb =$1200
Grains
Rough Rice RR 7:30-11:15 F H K N U X 2,000 cwt $/cwt .01=$2 .05=$10 30¢=$600
Corn C 7:30-11:15 H K N U Z 5,000 bu ¢/bu 1¢=$50 1/4¢ 20¢=$1000
Oats O 7:30-11:15 H K N U Z 5,000 bu ¢/bu 1¢=$50 1/4¢ 20¢=$1000
Soybeans S 7:30-11:15 F H K N Q U X 5,000 bu ¢/bu 1¢=$50 1/4¢ 50¢ =$2500
Soybean Meal SM 7:30-11:15 F H K N Q U V Z 100 tons $/ton .01=$1 .10=$10 $20 =$2000
Soybean Oil BO 7:30-11:15 F H K N Q U V Z 60,000 lbs ¢/lb .01=$6 .01=$6 200 Pts =$1200
Wheat W 7:30-11:15 H K N U Z 5,000 bu ¢/bu 1¢=$50 1/4¢ 30¢=$1500
Kansas Wheat KW 7:30-11:15 H K N U Z 5,000 bu ¢/bu 1¢=$50 1/4¢ 30¢=$1500
Minneapolis Wheat MW 7:30-11:15 H K N U Z 5,000 bu ¢/bu 1¢=$50 1/4¢ 30¢=$1500
Others
Lumber LB 7:00-11:05 F H K N U X 110,000 board ft $/m/bdft .10=$11 .10=$11 $10 =$1100
Cotton CT 11:30PM-12:15PM H K N V Z 50,000 lbs ¢/lb .01=$5 .01=$5 3.00 =$1,500