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Industry Filings

  • May 2006 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

    05/31/2006

    05/31/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    Amendments to Chapter 12, Section (f) regarding discretionary rule as it relates to the payout criteria for various Hedgelet contracts.

    05/31/2006

    05/31/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    Amendments to the Payout Criteria for Gold, Natural Gas, Silver and Copper Binary Hedgelet Contracts.

    05/31/2006

    05/31/2006

    CBOT

    Amendments to reflect additional order types which may be placed through the e-cbot electronic trading system.

    05/31/2006

    05/31/2006

    CBOT

    Update hours of trading provisions for agricultural contracts

    05/30/2006

    05/31/2006

    EUREXUS

    Changes in the last trading day of Eurex’s Five-Year and Three-Year Treasury Notes Futures Contracts

    05/26/2006

    05/26/2006

    NYMEX

    Notification of an Amendment to NYMEX Rule 9.27, Expiration and Current Delivery Month Position Limits or Position Accountability.

    05/26/2006

    05/26/2006

    CME

    Amendments to CME Rule 588.C

    05/26/2006

    05/26/2006

    CME

    Termination of the Serial Month Live Cattle Permit Program and Delisting of the Serial Live Cattle Futures Months

    05/26/2006

    05/26/2006

    CBOT

    Clarify the language governing final settlement of the Soybean Board Crush Spread

    05/25/2006

    05/26/2006

    CFE

    CFE Rules 1202(d) and 1202(n)
    The Amendment changes the position limit and reportable position in CBOE Volatility Index futures.

    05/25/2006

    05/25/2006

    CBOT

    Early listing of September and December 2007 Wheat options

    05/25/2006

    05/25/2006

    CBOT

    Establish Electronic Market Maker program for Denatured Fuel Ethanol Futures

    05/24/2006

    05/25/2006

    CBOT

    Amend Bylaw to simplify the procedures for processing of corporate checks

    05/23/2006

    05/23/2006

    NYMEX

    Listing 12 consecutive contract months in the RBOB Gasoline Financial futures contract and 18 months in the Heating Oil Financial futures contract on CME Globex on June 12, 2006.

    05/22/2006

    05/22/2006

    CBOT

    Early listing of September 2008 Corn options

    05/19/2006

    05/19/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Amendments to the NYMEX miNY Gasoline Futures Contract and Change in Electronic Trading Venue for the Four NYMEX miNY Futures Contracts for ClearPort to CME Globex

    05/19/2006

    05/19/2006

    CBOT

    Early listing of May 2008 Corn options.

    05/18/2006

    05/19/2006

    NYMEX

    Notification of Copper Spot Month Position Limit Reduction

    05/17/2006

    05/17/2006

    CBOT

    Early listing of July 2008 Wheat options

    05/16/2006

    05/16/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    Rules Numbers 12.44, 12.45, 12.46, 12.47, 12.48 and 12.49
    HedgeStreet will not list any new NAR Variable Payout Contracts for Trading as of the close of business Monday May 15, 2006.

    05/16/2006

    05/16/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet hereby submits to the Commission notification of a change in the operations location for the HedgeStreet Market Maker Subsidiary and announces an addition to the Subsidiary's team in order to assist in the management of its internal trading system.

    05/16/2006

    05/17/2006

    CBOT

    Rules Numbers 431.07, 431.08
    Establish customer margin provisions and adopt new Market Maker Policy and Procedures for CBOT Security Futures

    05/15/2006

    05/15/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet Rules 12.71(f), 12.72(f), 12.73(f), 12.74(f), 12.75(f), and 12.76(f)
    Amendments to the Payout Criteria for all existing NAR Binary Hedgelet Contracts.

    05/11/2006

    05/11/2006

    CBOT

    Revised trading hours for Denatured Fuel Ethanol futures

    05/11/2006

    05/11/2006

    CBOT

    Revised trading hours for South American Soybean futures

    05/11/2006

    05/11/2006

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – Remove restrictions with respect to listing of agricultural contracts on e-cbot during daytime hours

    05/10/2006

    05/10/2006

    NYMEX

    Notification of an Increase in the Maximum Order Limit Size for NYMEX miNY Futures Contracts.

    05/09/2006

    05/10/2006

    CME

    Rule Numbers - Chapter 351A and 358A
    Additional options listings on the S&P and the E-Mini S&P 500 futures contracts.

    05/05/2006

    05/05/2006

    NYMEX

    Delisting Licensed Copper Warehouse

    05/05/2006

    05/05/2006

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Rule 41504, PERFORMANCE BONDS
    CME is adopting technical amendments to clarify the administration of performance bonds held to secure position in GSCI ER futures on the part of 100% margin participants.

    05/04/2006

    05/04/2006

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Amendments to new CME Rules 26903 and 269A0A
    Amendments to the emergency rules for proposed CME Rulebook Chapter 269 and 269A, respectively, for CME Israeli Shekel Futures and CME Options on Israeli Shekel Futures Contracts. These amendments are consistent with the recent changes to the CME Rulebook Chapter 7 emergency rules and the Exchange’s individual product chapter emergency rules.

    05/04/2006

    05/04/2006

    CBOT

    Establish Electronic Market Maker Program for 5-Yr. and 10-Yr. Interest Rate Swap Futures

    05/04/2006

    05/08/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Rules 9.26, 9.27 and 9.34
    Effective on May 8, 2006, these amendments include the addition of position limits, accountability levels, and reporting levels for 16 new Natural Gas Basis Swap Contracts. In addition, the Exchange’s position limits, accountability levels, reportable levels, and where applicable, the aggregation of contracts for position limit purposes, will be contained in an easily read format in Appendix (A) at the end of NYMEX Chapter 9 Rules.

    05/01/2006

    05/01/2006

    CBOT

    Early listing of May and September 2008 Corn and mini-sized Corn futures.

    05/01/2006

    05/01/2006

    NYBOT

    Rule Numbers – Rule21.25
    Amendments to Rule 21.25 allow the use ofwireless communication devices under certain conditions.