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Industry Filings

  • June 2006 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

    06/30/2006

    06/30/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet Rules 12.30, 12.32, 12.34, 12.35 and 12.37
    Effective Wednesday, July 5, 2006, while HedgeStreet will re-list various Weekly Futures contracts for trading, the maximum Settlement Value for these contracts will also be increased to $100. As a result, amendments will be effected (on the same date) to the Payout Criteria, Reporting levels, as well as the speculative Position Limits (to the same extent applicable) for these contracts.

    06/30/2006

    06/30/2006

    CFE

    CFE Rule Chapters 15, 16, 20 and 21
    The Amendment provides for the delisting of CFE's Russell and PowerPacks Index futures contracts and for deletion of the contract specification rule chapters for these futures contracts.

    06/29/2006

    06/29/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet Revised Fee Schedule

    06/28/2006

    06/28/2006

    NYMEX

    Name change for the Brent Bullet Swap Contract to the "Brent Financial Contract", effective July 9, 2006.

    06/28/2006

    06/28/2006

    NYMEX

    Effective June 29, 2006, the changes seek to allow for the posting of any eligible EFMs or EFBs available at a differential to the prior days settlement price in addition to the settlement price itself. Further, the amendments seek to allow these transactions to be posted through expiration day of the underlying miNY of cash-settled "big" contracts. The Exchange is deleting Rule 6.21E as this Rule is mirrored in Rule 11G.22. The changes are housekeeping in nature, and in keeping with prior determination of the NYMEX Board of Directors.

    06/28/2006

    06/28/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet Delists All Monthly Contracts and Modifies the Trading Schedule of Certain Spot and Weekly Contracts due to the 4th of July Holiday

    06/28/2006

    06/28/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    Extension of the HedgeStreet Market Maker Subsidiary Pilot Program term for a period of twelve months commencing on July 1, 2006 until June 30, 2007.

    06/28/2006

    06/28/2006

    CBOT

    Change the last trading day/expiration for January 2006 CBOT Soybean Board Crush Spread Options

    06/27/2006

    06/27/2006

    KBCT

    Rule Numbers - Rule 1160.01
    Amendment pertaining to the types of instruments that may be accepted in satisfaction of initial margin requirements

    06/27/2006

    06/27/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule Numbers - Rule 12.59
    Amendments to the Spot Crude Oil Binary Contracts

    06/27/2006

    06/28/2006

    CBOT

    Revised Electronic Market Maker Program for CBOT 5,000 oz. Silver Options

    06/27/2006

    06/27/2006

    PBOT

    Rules 208, 324 and 325
    Amendments to: Rule 208 -- Disclosure and Trading by Exchange Employees, Directors, and Committee Members; Rule 324 -- Recording of Member Executions; Rule 325 -- Recording of Customer and Other Member Orders and Executions

    06/21/2006

    06/21/2006

    CME

    Amending the reporting period for block trades in CME Housing futures and options.

    06/19/2006

    06/19/2006

    NYMEX

    The Approved amendment adds the aluminum brand "HILLSIDE" from BHP Billiton/Hillside Aluminum South Africa as acceptable for delivery against the Aluminum Futures Contract.

    06/19/2006

    06/19/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet Re-lists Weekly Crude Oil Variable Payout Contracts with Larger Settlement Values

    06/16/2006

    06/16/2006

    NYMEX

    Notification of Housekeeping Changes to the names of several Natural Gas Basis, Index and Swing Futures Contracts, the RBOB Gasoline Financial and WTI Crude Oil Financial Contracts subsequent to their initial certification.

    06/16/2006

    06/16/2006

    NYMEX

    Amendments to NYMEX Rule 9.27, Expiration and Current Delivery Month Position Limits or Position Accountability for the New York Harbor Unleaded Gasoline Futures Contract.

    06/16/2006

    06/16/2006

    NYMEX

    Pursuant to COMEX Division Rule 104.47(b), the Exchange Control Committee has determined to reduce the spot Copper position limit from 205 to 175 contracts.

    06/16/2006

    06/16/2006

    NYBOT

    Amendments to Rule 4.17, 4.19, 4.21 and 4.33

    06/16/2006

    06/16/2006

    NYBOT

    Amendments to Resolution No. 4 to raise the grading fee for Cocoa futures contracts by $9.00 per lot and increase the amount of the fee that is distributed to each of the three graders by $3.00 per lot.

    06/16/2006

    06/16/2006

    CBOT

    Establish Electronic Market Maker Program for Denatured Fuel Ethanol Futures

    06/14/2006

    06/14/2006

    CBOT

    Holiday-related trading schedule changes for July 3, November 24 and December 25, 2006

    06/09/2006

    06/09/2006

    NYMEX

    Amendments are being implemented in connection with the listing of NYMEX contracts for trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s Globex system.

    06/09/2006

    06/09/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Number – NYMEX Rules 9.26, 9.27 and 9.34
    Notification of Amendments for Financially-Settled Energy Contracts on Globex.

    06/09/2006

    06/09/2006

    NYMEX

    Changes in Listed Hours for NYMEX ClearPort Trading, NYMEX ClearPort Clearing and NYMEX ACCESS

    06/09/2006

    06/09/2006

    NYMEX

    Provisions addressing technology service levels that will be applicable for NYMEX products listed for trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s Globex system.

    06/09/2006

     

    CME

    Liquidity Provider Program

    06/09/2006

    06/09/2006

    CME

    Changes to the gasoline component of the Goldman Sachs Commodity Index (GSCI)

    06/09/2006

    06/09/2006

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers - 209.04
    Expand the Rice contract privileges of mini-sized Contract Permit Holders to include electronic trading.

    06/08/2006

    06/08/2006

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rule 6.90
    Notification of Amendments to Trading Card Procedures.

    06/08/2006

    06/08/2006

    NYMEX

    Notification of the Appropriate Use of Suspense Accounts for Globex Order Entry

    06/08/2006

    06/08/2006

    NYMEX

    COMEX Division Rule 104.47(b)
    Notification of Reallocation Relief Related to CME Rule 536B for Electronic Trading of NYMEX Contracts on Globex.

    06/08/2006

    06/08/2006

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rule 6.18
    Notification of Procedures for Preparation of Floor Order Tickets in the Context of Side-by-Side Trading.

    06/08/2006

    06/08/2006

    CBOT

    Establish Electronic Market Maker Program for 5,000 oz. Silver Options

    06/08/2006

    06/08/2006

    CBOT

    Establish Electronic Market Maker Program for 100 oz. Gold Options.

    06/06/2006

    06/06/2006

    CBOT

    Establish Electronic Market Maker Program for 5 Year and 10 Year Interest Rate Swap Futures

    06/06/2006

    06/06/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – Supplement No. 2, “Licensed Depositories and Licensed Weighmasters” of the Silver Futures Contract
    Revised implementation Date for Brink’s Inc. Silver Depository

    06/06/2006

    06/06/2006

    CME

    Liquidity Provider Program

    06/05/2006

    06/05/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    Amendments to the Payout Criteria for all existing Nonfarm Payrolls Binary Hedgelet Contracts

    06/02/2006

    06/02/2006

    NYMEX

    Deletion of COMEX Rules 111.43, 112.14 and 113.10

    06/01/2006

    06/01/2006

    PBOT

    Amendments discussed with Commission staff in connection with reinstatement of contract market designation