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Industry Filings

  • May 2005 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

    05/27/2005

    05/31/2005

    CFE

    Updated CFE Fee Schedule.

    05/27/2005

    05/27/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold, Silver, Heating Oil and Natural Gas Option Contracts.

    05/27/2005

    05/27/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – New Chapter 710, Physically Delivered Single Security Futures
    CME is adopting Rules governing the trade of physically delivered single security futures. Further, the Exchange has determined to list futures on SPDRs, QQQQs and IWMs per such Rules.

    05/27/2005

    05/27/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts.

    05/27/2005

    05/27/2005

    CBOT

    Revisions to Floor Efficiency Performance Standards.

    05/25/2005

    05/25/2005

    PBOT

    Fee Schedule amendment providing for annual membership dues.

    05/25/2005

    05/26/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rules 11.63 and 6.19
    Effective March 26, 2005, the amendments to rule 11.63 modify the definitions for CTI Codes on ClearPort, which were instituted for NYMEX and COMEX in December 2004. Additionally, errors in numbering and lettering were corrected in Rule 6.19, which covers CTI codes for RTH and ACCESS(R).

    05/24/2005

    05/24/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Copper, Natural Gas, Heating Oil and Related Calendar Spread Option Contracts.

    05/24/2005

    05/25/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers 35703.A., 35903.A., 37703.A.
    Rule amendments to the Final Settlement Price for all NASDAQ contracts; Chapters 357, 359, and 377.

    05/23/2005

    05/23/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of NYMEX ACCESS® of Additional Contract Months for Gold Options Contract.

    05/19/2005

    05/20/2005

    CFE

    CFE Policy and Procedure V.
    Revised Market Maker Program for Russell Index futures contracts.

    05/19/2005

    05/19/2005

    CBOT

    Early listing of March 2007 Corn and mini-sized Corn futures.

    05/19/2005

    05/19/2005

    CBOT

    Rule Number 1782.01, Appendix 17A.
    Remove requirement that firms regular for South American Soybeans maintain earthquake insurance; specify the facilities initially approved as regular for delivery.

    05/18/2005

    05/19/2005

    CBOT

    Clarification of margin treatment afforded to members.

    05/17/2005

    05/17/2995

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rules 9.26, 9.27 and 9.34
    Effective for trade date May 23, 2005, these amendments include the addition of position limits, accountability levels and reporting levels for four new financially-settled Freight Futures contracts: Freight Route TC2 Swap, Freight Route TD3 Swap, Freight Route TD5 Swap, and Freight Route TD7 Swap.

    05/16/2005

    05/17/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold, Copper and Natural Gas Option contracts.

    05/13/2005

    05/13/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet Rule 12.29(f)(i).
    Amendment to the Silver Fixed Payout Hedgelet Contracts currently offered under a "Daily" duration are now referred to as "Spot" Contracts.

    05/13/2005

    05/13/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts.

    05/12/2005

    05/12/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rules 9.26, 9.27 and 9.34
    Effective May 15, 2005, for trade date May 16, 2005, these amendments include the addition of position limits, accountability levels and reporting levels for three new financially-settled Freight Futures Contracts.

    05/12/2005

    05/12/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet Rule 12.29(b), 12.37(b), 12.38 - 12.49, 12.48(f)(ii)(3), and 12.49(f)(i)(3).
    Amendments to a) certain terms of the Silver Fixed Payout Hedgelet Contracts and Variable Payout Hedgelet Contracts and b) the Payout Criteria of the NAR Housing Price Fixed Payout Hedgelet Contracts and NAR Housing Price Variable Payout Hedgelet Contracts.

    05/11/2005

    05/11/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold, Copper, Natural Gas and Crude Oil Option Contracts.

    05/10/2005

    05/10/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet reduces the initial minimum deposit requirement from $500 to $100 for all new HedgeStreet Members. Additionally, HedgeStreet introduces an Active Trader Pricing Schedule.

    05/06/2005

    05/06/2005

    ONECHICAGO

    EFP Transactions: Guidelines and Reporting Procedures.
    Amending the "EFP Transactions: Guidelines and Reporting Procedures" to permit members to report their proprietary EFP transactions and to permit authorized parties to report EFP transactions on a form and in a manner approved by OneChicago.

    05/06/2005

    05/06/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold, Silver, Natural Gas, Crude Oil and Related Calendar Spread Option Contracts.

    05/05/2005

    05/05/2005

    CCFE

    Rule Numbers – 309
    Market Maker Program.

    05/05/2005

    05/05/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Rule 9.27
    Effective May 9, 2005, the amendments to NYMEX Rule 9.27 expands the expiration and current delivery month position limit from 1,500 to 2,000 contracts for the NYMEX Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures Contract and for specified related crude oil futures and options contracts.

     

    05/05/2005

    05/05/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule Numbers – HedgeStreet Rules 12.1(e), 12.4(i), 12.5(i), 12.6(i), 12.7(i), and 12.29(i)
    The addition of Rule 12.1(e) defines the term “Daily Contracts” while the following instruments’ Contracts which are currently offered under a “Spot” duration are now referred to as “Daily” Duration periods: Currency Exchange EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/YEN, USD/CHF Fixed Payout Contracts, and Silver Fixed Payout Hedgelet Contracts.

    05/04/2005

    05/04/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike Prices for the Gold, Silver, Natural Gas and Related Calendar Spread Option Contracts.

    05/04/2005

    05/04/2005

    NYMEX

    New NYMEX Incentive Program for New NYMEX Northwest Europe Gasoil Futures ("Gasoil") Contract.

    05/04/2005

    05/04/2005

    CME

    Rules 833. Customer Performance Bonds for Security Futures Held in Futures Accounts and 930. Performance Bond Requirements: Account Holder Level.
    The Exchange is activating its Rules governing clearing practices and margin requirements associated with security futures products.

    05/04/2005

    05/04/2005

    CME

    Amendments to Chapter 700, Security Futures Product Listing Standards
    The Exchange is amending its Rules governing Listing Standards for the listing of security futures products.

    05/04/2005

    05/04/2005

    CME

    New Chapter 701, Security Futures Products Adjustments
    The Exchange is adopting Rules governing adjustments to Security Futures Products (SFPs).

    05/04/2005

    05/04/2005

    CBOT

    Rule Number 249.01
    Restores a definition regarding the period for filing claims against CBOT membership sale proceeds which inadvertently was shown as being deleted in a previous Exchange filing.

    05/03/2005

    05/03/2005

    EUREXUS

    Amendments to Russell® 1000 and 2000 stock index futures incentive program.
    Eurex US has made some amendments to its incentive program for its Russell 1000 and Russell 2000 stock index futures contracts.