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Industry Filings

  • August 2004 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

    08/31/2004

    08/31/2004

    KCT

    KCBT Rules 2413.00
    Value Line stock index contract - Daily price limits & trading halts.

    08/31/2004

    08/31/2004

    KCT

    KCBT Rules 2412.00 and 2612.00
    Value Line stock index futures and options contracts - Minimum price fluctuation.

    08/31/2004

    08/31/2004

    KCT

    KCBT Rules 2407.00 and 2606.00
    Value Line stock index futures and options contracts - Venue (location) of trading.

    08/30/2004

    08/31/2004

    CFE

    Rules 137, 145, 201, 207, and 304.
    The remaining changes to rules relate to corresponding rule sequence changes. The rule filing amends certain CFE corporate governance rules.

    08/30/2004

    08/30/2004

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule 3.1(f)
    HedgeStreet is amending this Rule in order to clarify the requirement that a member, who is an individual, may only maintain/trade one account and, an entity member's authorized representatives may only maintain/trade one account on HedgeStreet.

    08/27/2004

    08/27/2004

    NYMEX

    Listing of Additional Strike prices for the Silver, Copper, Crack Heating Oil, Crude Oil and Gasoline Crack Option Contracts.

    08/27/2004

    08/27/2004

    MGEX

    Rule 355.00
    Amended the rule to remove a dated requirement that registered firms and corporations with cash market trading privileges maintain an office and employee in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.

    08/26/2004

    08/26/2004

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Division Rule 9.27
    The amendments expand the expiration limit in the Houston Ship Channel basis contract and the recently launched Index and Swing contracts related to this basis contract.

    08/25/2004

    08/26/2004

    MGEX

    MGEX Executive Committee Resolution
    The MGEX Executive Committee determined it was in the best interest of the marketplace and necessary and proper to temporarily modify MGEX Resolution 2101.00.C. which permits unresolved unmatched trades to be suspended pending possible resolution the following business day as an "as of" trade. The deadline was extended one business day.

    08/25/2004

    08/25/2004

    NQLX

    Pursuant to Section 5(c)(1) of the Commodity Exchange Act and Regulation 40.6, NQLX suspended trading in all contract months for CIENA Corp. after December 2004.

    08/24/2004

    08/24/2004

    NYMEX

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

    08/24/2004

    08/24/2004

    ONECHICAGO

    Rule Number - Listing Standard I.A.(vi)
    The rule amendment would adopt the standard of some option exchanges and permit OneChicago to list a future on a security that had trading volume of at least 2,400,000 shares in the preceding 12 months.

    08/23/2004

    08/24/2004

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule Numbers – Rule 1.1(n), 1.1(o), 1.1(q), 3.1(a)(ii), (b), (f), 3.2(a), (c), 3.4, 4.2(a), (b), (c)(i)-(ii), (d), (e), 5.14, 9.6(a)
    Hedgestreet has amended certain rules 1) to govern the manner in which Speculative Position Limits will be enforced, 2) to allow for entity members to have more than one authorized representative and 3) to renumber certain definitions.

    08/19/2004

    08/19/2004

    CME

    Rule Numbers - 351A.02.A, 352A02.A, 352C02.A, 353A02.A, 354A02.A, 355A02.A, 356A02.A, 357A02.A, 358A02.A, 359A02.A, 361A02.A, 362A02.A, 363A02.A, 365A.02A, 366A02.A, 368A02.A, 371A02.A, and 377A02.A
    The rule numbers (contained in the equity Index options chapters) are being amended to reflect the conversion from American style to European style options.(Comments Received: Chicago Board Options Exchange 1, Chicago Board Options Exchange 2) (Supplemental CME Filing)

    08/18/2004

    08/18/2004

    CBOT

    Early listing of March and May 2006 Soybean and mini-sized Soybean futures; January, March and May 2006 Soybean Meal and Soybean Oil futures.

    08/18/2004

    08/18/2004

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – 519.08
    Decorum enforcement on “Trade Talk” (the CBOT members only website).

    08/18/2004

    08/18/2004

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – 1540.04, 1452.01, 1544.01, and 1581.01
    Update and simplify certain delivery and regularity provisions for 100 oz. Gold futures.

    08/18/2004

    08/18/2004

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – 1440.04, 1442.01, 1444.01, and 1481.01
    Update and simplify certain delivery and regularity provisions for 5,000 oz. Silver futures.

    08/17/2004

    08/17/2004

    NYMEX

    This policy permits Exchange Licensed Warehouses for Copper to establish overtime charges for the shipping of copper during other than normal business hours.

    08/13/2004

    08/17/2004

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Division Rules 9.26, 9.27 and 9.34
    The amendments include the addition of position limits, accountability levels and reportable levels for the Natural Gas Index Swaps and Natural Gas Swing contracts.

    08/13/2004

    08/13/2004

    NYMEX

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

    08/13/2004

    08/13/2004

    EUREXUS

    Rule Numbers – Eurex US Rule 415
    Eurex US is amending the minimum block trade sizes for its U.S. Treasury futures contracts. For block trades executed during daytime hours (7:20 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. CST), the minimum size for 2, 5, and 10 Year U.S. Treasury Note futures is 1000 contracts. The minimum size for 30 Year U.S. Treasury Bond futures is 500 contracts during daytime hours. During nighttime hours, the minimum size for all U.S. Treasury futures is 250 contracts. Prior to Monday, August 16, 2004, the minimum size for 2, 5, and 10 Year U.S. Treasury Note futures was 2,500. The minimum size for the 30 Year U.S. Treasury Bond futures was 1,500. Block trades must be confirmed within 15 minutes unless the size is 2500 contracts or more, in which case the seller will have 30 minutes to confirm the block trade. These amendments only apply to futures and not options. (Comments Received: International Trading Group)

    08/12/2004

    09/03/2004

    CBOT

    Rule Number 9B.13
    Prohibit pre-execution communication on the e-cbot electronic platform.

    08/12/2004

    08/12/2004

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers - NYMEX Division Rule 11.63, Electronic Trading Error Trade Procedures
    The amendments pertain to inadvertently omitted language from submission 04.103 dated August 5, 2004, and a correction to the proper committee name in Section (F) of this rule.

    08/11/2004

    08/11/2004

    NYMEX

    Guidelines Certification: The purpose of the guidelines is to provide copper market participants with the procedures to be followed when scheduling outbound copper shipments from Exchange Licensed Warehouses.

    08/10/2004

    08/11/2004

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers - Supplement No. 1, "Official List of Approved Refiners and Brands" of the Gold and Silver Futures Contracts.
    The approved amendments change the production status of certain silver and gold brands produced by Engelhard Corporation to no longer produced and delists two Engelhard Corporation gold brands since they are no longer produced and there are no gold bars with these brands in Exchange Depositories.

    08/09/2004

    08/09/2004

    NYMEX

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

    08/06/2004

    08/06/2004

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Chapter 5 INTERPRETATION OF RULE 580 – GLOBEX TRADE ALGORITHMS
    Implied Butterfly Spread functionality for Eurodollar Futures on GLOBEX

    08/06/2004

    08/06/2004

    CME

    Rule Numbers – 20403.C, 20503.C, and 20603.C
    Clarification of switching charges

    08/05/2004

    08/05/2004

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Chapter 5 – GLOBEX Error Trade Policy
    Amendment to No Bust Range for GLOBEX trading of Equity Index & Currency Options Contracts

    08/05/2004

    08/05/2004

    CME

    Rule Numbers – INTERPRETATION OF RULE 135.A. REGARDING ALLOWABLE SPREADS FOR GEM MEMBERS
    Amendment adds spread between the Russell 1000® and both the Russell 2000® and E-mini Russell 2000® to the list of allowable spreads for GEM members.

    08/05/2004

    08/05/2004

    CME

    Rule Numbers- CME Rule 740- Delivery Through CLS Bank and/or the CME CLS Agent Bank
    Mandatory application of the Chapter 7 “CLS CURRENCY DELIVERIES” procedures as of the June 2005 CME currency deliveries require minor changes to CME Rule 740.

    08/05/2004

    08/05/2004

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Division Rule 11.63, Electronic Trading Error Trade Procedures
    The amendment authorizes the Exchange to rectify “clearly erroneous trades” whose discovery falls outside of the 10-minute window for reporting an error.

    08/04/2004

    08/04/2004

    NYMEX

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

    08/04/2004

    08/04/2004

    CME

    Rules Chapter 8A - Mutual Offset System, Rule 871
    Contract Eligibility Clarification on the Mutual Offset System rule with respect to yen denominated Nikkei 225 contract.

    08/04/2004

    08/04/2004

    CBOT

    Rule 425.01
    Establish speculative position limits and reportable position levels for CBOT 5,000 oz. Silver and 100 oz. Gold futures

    08/03/2004

    08/03/2004

    HEDGESTREET

    Rules 12.3(j), 12.4(j), 12.5(j), 12.6(j), 12.7(j), AND 12.9(j)
    HedgeStreet has amended its rules to clarify the definition of Last Trading Date for certain HedgeStreet contracts.

    08/02/2004

    08/03/2004

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule Numbers 12.3(h), 12.4(h), 12.5(h), 12.6(h), 12.7(h), 12.8(h), 12.9(h), 12.19(h), and 12.20(h)
    HedgeStreet has amended its rules to increase the reporting levels of certain HedgeStreet binary option contracts to 125,000 based on recent No-Action relief granted by the CFTC.

     

    08/02/2004

    08/02/2004

    CME

    Rule Number 102A01.E. Expanded strike price range for Feeder Cattle options.