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Industry Filings

  • August 2006 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

    08/31/2006

    09/01/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule Numbers - HedgeStreet Rule 12.66
    HedgeStreet hereby notifies the Commission that it will amend the Listing Schedule for the Daily Gold Binary Contract, with a 1:30 PM EST CLOSE only, due to the September 4th Labor Day Holiday

    08/31/2006

    08/31/2006

    CME

    Rule Numbers - Amend CME Rule 26001D and CME Rule 260A01E
    CME Russian ruble futures and options chapters are amended to increase the spot week CME Russian Ruble position limit and remove the individual contract month position limit

    08/31/2006

    08/31/2006

    CBOT

    Early listing of December 2008 Wheat options

    08/31/2006

    0831/2006

    CBOT

    Establish an e-cbot Message Use Policy

    08/28/2006

    08/28/2006

    ONECHICAGO

    OneChicago is amending the method used to determine the daily settlement price of single stock futures ("SSF"). The SSF daily settlement price will be determined by adding the average intraday future to stock differential to the last captured sale of the underlying security of the regular trading session as reported on the consolidated tape.

    08/28/2006

    08/28/2006

    CME

    Rule Numbers - Chapters 357A, 359A
    Additional strike listings for the NASDAQ 100 and E-Mini NASDAQ 100 options on futures contracts

    08/28/2006

    08/29/2006

    CBOT

    Amendments to Chapter 3, Regulations 444.01 through 444.05 and Rule 992.00

    08/24/2006

    08/25/2006

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers - 331.09, 331.11, 331.12
    Referenced regulation changes will enable the offset, through "directed fungibility" of full and mini-sized futures positions in CBOT Gold, Silver, Corn, Soybean and Wheat contracts.

    08/23/2006

    08/23/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers - NYMEX Rule 6.40B and Exchange Rule 11G.30
    Effective with the commencement of side-by-side trading of NYMEX physical contracts on CME GLOBEX on September 4, 2006 for trade date September 5, 2006, the amendments make available TAS trading in the second contract month on both the trading floor and CME GLOBEX. Also, trading in TAS in the physical contracts, whether on the trading floor or electronically on CME GLOBEX, will be available at a differential to settlement price, similar to the trading on CME GLOBEX on the cash-settled look-alike contracts.

    08/23/2006

    08/23/2006

    CCFE

    Rule Numbers – 412
    Amendments to procedures for minimum contract requirements on block trades for the spot month contract

    08/22/2006

    08/22/2006

    MGEX

    Rule Numbers - Resolution 1402.00.C
    The purpose for amending the Resolution is to change the last day of trading and expiration day for the December 2007 Spring Wheat options contract in an effort to minimize scheduling issues in connection with the Thanksgiving holiday. Additionally, as a housekeeping item, the reference to a prior change regarding the January 2006 Spring Wheat options contract has been deleted.

    08/18/2006

    08/18/2006

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers - Chapter 3, 444.01 through 444.05, 922.00
    Comprehensive updates to eliminate obsolete provisions and reflect current Exchange trade practices.

    08/17/2006

    08/17/2006

    NYBOT

    Rule Numbers - Amendments to Rules 24.07, 24.09, 24.10 and 24.11 and to the Definitions Chapter of Rule Book
    Amendments to Rule 24.07, 24.09, 24.10 and 24.11 mandate the use of the Continuous Linked Settlement system for FINEX EURO Index deliveries. Amendments to the Definitions chapter of the Rule Book add the FINEX EURO Index to the definition of the term "Financial Contracts".

    08/17/2006

    08/18/2006

    CME

    Rule Numbers - Rule 588.K
    CME revised Rule 588.K ("Globex No Bust Ranges") to include no bust ranges for the NYMEX energy futures contracts that began trading on CME's electronic trading system)

    08/16/2006

    08/16/2006

    NYBOT

    New York Board of Trade Holiday Schedule

    08/16/2006

    08/16/2006

    NYBOT

    Rule Numbers – Amendments to Rules 24.07, 24.09, 24.10 and 24.11 and to the Definitions Chapter of Rule Book
    Amendments to Rules 24.07, 24.09, 24.10 and 24.11 mandate the use of the Continuous Linked Settlement system for FINEX EURO Index deliveries

    Amendments to Definitions Chapter of the Rule Book add the FINEX EURO Index to the definition of the term “Financial Contracts”

    08/16/2006

    08/16/2006

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – B2070.01, B2707.02, B2807.01, B2807.02, B3507.01, B3507.02, B3607.02
    Change the exercise deadline for CBOT Flexible U.S. Treasury Options

    08/16/2006

    08/16/2006

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – 2009.01, 2036.01
    Modify the last trading day/expiration provisions for CBOT Binary Options on the Target Fed Funds Rate

    08/15/2006

    08/15/2006

    CCFE

    Rule Numbers - 412
    Amends procedures for minimum contract requirements on block trades.

    08/14/2006

    08/15/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    Pursuant to the Hosting and Services Agreement by and between HedgStreet and Chicago Board Options Exchange, HedgeStreet hereby certifies with the Commission its intent to transfer the hosting of its trading platform from Usi to the CBOE, effective upon the closed of business on Friday, August 18, 2006.

    08/11/2006

    08/14/2006

    CME

    Changes to the gasoline component to the Goldman Sachs Commodity Index for November 2006 and Normalizing Constant for September 2006

    08/11/2006

    08/11/2006

    CBOT

    Temporary Withdrawal of trading authorization in January 2007 CBOT Binary Options on the Target Fed Funds Rate

    08/11/2006

    08/11/2006

    NYMEX

    Extending the listing of contract months to 72 contract months in 32 natural gas basis swap futures contracts on a rolling annual basis

    08/08/2006

    08/08/2006

    CCFE

    Rule Numbers – 1204 and 1206
    Amends settlement price calculation procedures; amends delivery procedures; and amends contract specifications for Sulfur Financial Instruments futures contract by revising the market open to 7:30 a.m. Central Time.

    08/08/2006

    08/09/2006

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Rule 408.C
    Modifications to CME Rule 408.C. to clarify that settlement offers unsupported by the Market Regulation Department may not be submitted to a Panel of the CME Business Conduct Committee for consideration prior to issuance of charges by the CME Probable Cause Committee

    08/07/2006

    08/08/2006

    CME

    Revisions to the listing cycle for Live Cattle Futures

    08/04/2006

    08/04/2006

    NYMEX

    Changes in Electronic Trading Venue and Changes in Listed Electronic Trading Hours for Specified NYMEX Energy and Metals Futures Contracts and Increase in Listed Months for NYMEX miNY Energy Futures Contracts

    08/04/2006

    08/04/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – New Rule 11G 30, Trading at Settlement
    Effective Monday, August 7, 2006, NYMEX will implement new Rule 11 G 30, Trading at Settlement, for the following contracts: WTI Crude Oil Financial TAS, RBOB Gasoline Financial TAS, Heating Oil Financial TAS, Natural Gas Financial TAS, Natural Gas Financial (Last Day) TAS and Brent Crude Oil Financial TAS.

    08/04/2006

    08/04/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Rule 6.21G, Participation by NYMEX Floor Members in Special Program for Over-the-Counter Trading with FCM Guarantee
    Effective August 4, 2006, the Exchange has obtained permanent CFTC regulatory relief that allows NYMEX Floor Members to trade in OTC markets under specified conditions.

    08/04/2006

    08/04/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – Rule 6.40B
    Amendment to the Rule 6.40B Related to Extending the Hours for Trading at Settlement in the Heating Oil Futures Contract.

    08/03/2006

    08/03/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Rules 6.57, Post-Close Trading Session, and 6.57A, End of Week Trading Session
    Notification of Amendments to NYMEX Rules 6.57, Post-Close Trading Session and 6.57A, End of Week Trading Session

    08/03/2006

    08/03/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – Exchange Rule 3.20, Floor Committee
    Amendment gives authority to the Staff Floor Committee (“SFC”) to review and, if appropriate, modify a disputed Floor Committee decision. The amendment rule also allows for the Floor Committee to establish a procedure for SFC review.

    08/03/2006

    08/03/2006

    NYBOT

    Rule Numbers – Amendments to Rule 4.07
    Amendments change the trading hours for FINEX Euro Index Futures and Options Contracts.

    08/03/2006

    08/03/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule Numbers – HedgeStreet Rule 10.1(a) and (c) only
    Pursuant to Commission Regulation 40.6(a), HedgeStreet hereby resumits to the Commission amendments to Chapter 10 in order to (i) broaden the definition of “HedgeStreet Parties”; and (ii) replace a typographical error found in the same Chapter.

    08/02/2006

    08/02/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Rules 9.26, 9.27 and 9.34
    Effective on August 3, 2006, these amendments include the addition of position limits, accountability levels and reporting levels for the new Natural Gas Calendar Spread Options (IE).

    8/02/2006

    08/02/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule Numbers – HedgeStreet Rules 12.35(b) and 12.6(b)
    HedgeStreet changes the Underlying Gold Futures Contract Delivery Month for all Gold Binary and Variable Contracts

    08/01/2006

    08/01/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule Numbers – HedgeStreet Rules 12.60-12.36, 12.66 and 12.78
    HedgeStreet hereby submits to the Commission amendments/additions to the daily/spot payout criteria in various Binary Contracts.