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Industry Filings

  • September 2005 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

    09/30/2005

    09/30/2005

    NYMEX

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

    09/30/2005

    09/29/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts.

    09/29/2005

    09/30/2005

    CME

    Amended CME® Globex® trading hours for CME Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate products on Columbia Day, Monday, October 10, 2005, from closing early at 3:15 p.m. Central Time (CT) to a regular close of 4:00 p.m. CT.

    09/29/2005

    09/29/2005

    NYMEX

    The Exchange is notifying the CFTC of Change in the Trading Hours for the NYMEX miNY Natural Gas Contract, and Delay in the Timing of Change in Platform for the NYMEX miNY Energy Futures Contracts from the CME Globex System to the Exchange’s ClearPort smTrading Platform.

    09/29/2005

    09/30/2005

    MGEX

    Rule Numbers – Regulation 2011
    The purpose for amending the Regulation is to open trading for all MGEXpress® contracts one hour earlier to coincide with changes implemented by the hosting exchange: e-cbot® powered by LIFFE CONNECT®.

    09/29/2005

    09/29/2005

    CBOT

    Revised e-cbot trading hours for CBOT Agricultural contracts.

    09/29/2005

    09/29/2005

    CBOT

    Revised e-cbot trading hours for CBOT Financial, Stock Index, Ethanol and Metals contracts.

    09/28/2005

    0929/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Rules 514.A.6 and 514.A.7.
    Changes to Rules 514.A.6 and 7 reflect the application of these rules to physical altercations occurring anywhere on the trading floor, not solely to those occurring in or around the trading pit.

    09/28/2005

    09/29/2005

    NYMEX

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

    09/27/2005

    09/27/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Rules 9.26, 9.27, and 9.34
    Effective for trade date October 3, 2005, these amendments include the addition of position limits, accountability levels, and reporting levels for New York Harbor Gasoline Blendstock (RBOB) Futures Contracts.

    09/26/2005

    09/26/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet extends the expiration date of its current Special Free Trade Promotional Offer, previously submitted. Promotion period extended to December 31, 2005.

    09/23/2005

    09/26/2005

    NYMEX

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

    09/21/2005

    09/22/2005

    EUREXUS

    Eurex US is implementing several trading incentive programs in connection with its Currency Futures contract markets.

    09/22/2005

    09/22/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX is submitting a temporary change in listed hours for specified NYMEX products in connection with the listing of those products on various electronic systems.

    09/22/2005

    09/22/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Rules 9.26, 9.27, and 9.34
    Effective for trade date September 26, 2005, theses amendments include the addition of position limits, accountability levels, and reporting levels for four new NOX Emissions Allowance Futures Contracts.

    09/21/2005

    09/23/2005

    EUREXUS

    Eurex US is Making amendments to rules 101, 408 (Cancellation of Transactions, and 507 (Establishment of Settlement Prices).

    09/21/2005

    09/22/2005

    NYMEX

    The Exchange is notifying the CFTC that it is delisting the December contract month for the NYMEX NOX Emissions Allowance Futures Contracts

    09/21/2005

    09/22/2005

    NYMEX

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

    09/21/2005

    09/21/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – 40501, 40701, 40901 Commodity Specifications. 40502.G, 40702.G, 40902.G. Termination of Trading, 40503.A, 40703.A, 40903.A Final Settlement Price
    Commodity Specifications – Allow 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 month strips within the cooling and heating seasons. Termination of Trading – Define termination as the last month of the defined strip. Final Settlement Price – Define Price as the last month of the defined strip.

    09/21/2005

    09/21/2005

    NYBOT

    Rule Numbers – Rule 6.17
    Amend the Cocoa spot month position limit from 750 to 1,000 contracts.

    09/20/2005

    09/20/2005

    CFE

    Rule Numbers – CFE Policy and Procedure VI.
    Extension of CFE Trading Privilege Holder Permit Program.

    09/16/2005

    09/16/2005

    NYMEX

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

    09/16/2005

    09/16/2005

    NYBOT

    Rule Numbers - Amendments to Chapter 5 - Margin Rules. Amendments consolidate and conform the Exchange's Margin Rules to industry practice. Amended Submission

    09/16/2005

    09/16/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts.

    09/15/2005

    09/15/2005

    NYBOT

    Rule Numbers – New Rule 3.40 and Amendments to Rules 4.11(b), 4.09, 4.03(a)(ii) and 21.25.
    New Rule 3.40 establishes the Regulatory Oversight Committee. Amendments establish a uniform procedure for pricing transfer transaction [4.11(b)], limit post close spread transactions to closing range (4.09) and make it a violation in all trading rings except for Cocoa to fail to state a quantity and not take a minimum of ten contracts (4.03(a)(ii) and 21.25).

    09/15/2005

    09/15/2005

    NYBOT

    Rule Numbers – Amendments to Chapter 20 – Arbitration Rules.
    Amendments update provisions of Chapter 20.

    09/14/2005

    09/14/2005

    NYMEX

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

    09/13/2005

    09/13/2005

    CME

    Rules Chapter 453; Interpretation to Rule 580
    Minimum Price Variation for LIBOR futures contract, Implied Spread Trading for LIBOR futures.

    09/12/2005

    09/13/2005

    CME

    Rule 358A01.
    Exercise Prices Expansion of the E-Mini S&P 500 options strike listing range.

    09/12/2005

    09/13/2005

    CME

    Rules Chapters 355B, 355C, 356B, and 356C
    Standard and Poor's is discontinuing its relationship with Barra and has partnered with Citigroup. This change in relationship requires some adjustments to the CME S&P/Barra Growth and Value contracts.

    09/09/2005

    09/09/2005

    NYMEX

    Selected rules in NYMEX Chapters 6 (Trading) and 9 (Clearing)
    NYMEX is amending its rules in connection with the delisting for trading by NYMEX of futures contracts currently listed for trading in Dublin, Ireland and the provision of clearing services by NYMEX to a new London affiliate for trading on the new market.

    09/08/2005

    09/08/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rules 9.26, 9.27, and 9.34
    Effective for trade date September 12, 2005, these amendments include the addition of position limits, accountability levels, and reporting levels for ten new European and Singapore Swap Futures Contracts.

    09/08/2005

    09/08/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rules 9.26, 9.27, and 9.34
    Effective for trade date September 12, 2005, these amendments include the addition of position limits, accountability levels, and reporting levels for three new Natural Gas Basis Swap Futures Contracts: Sonat Basis (Platts IFERC) Futures Contract, Transco Zone 4 Basis Swap (Platts IFERC) Futures Contract, and FGT Zone3 Basis (Platts IFERC) Futures Contract.

    09/08/2005

    09/08/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers For NOX: 783.01, 783.01A., 783.08 and 783.09, For SO2: 782.01A., 782.08 and 782.09
    I. To eliminate "one ton" in definitions, For NOX-- 783.01A, for SO2 782.01A. II. To simplify and clarify product placement rule, For NOX-- 783.08., for SO2 782.08. III. To clarify exchange of delivery information, For NOX-- 783.08., for SO2 782.08. IV. To add "ozone season" to definition of NOX, Rule 783.01.

    09/08/2005

    09/08/2005

    NYMEX

    Supplement No. 1, "Official List of Approved Refiners and Brands" of the Gold Futures Contract and Silver Futures Contract.
    The approved amendment changes the production status of the "JOHNSON MATTHEY LONDON" gold and silver brand to no longer produced.

    09/08/2005

    09/08/2005

    CME

    Rule 507.C Electronic Surveillance
    Clarification of the Exchange's authority to conduct market surveillance in connection with the usage of electronic devices.

    09/08/2005

    09/08/2005

    NYBOT

    Amendments to Rule 11.24.
    Amendments reduce Sugar Options strike price increments and provide for automatic listing of strike prices.

    09/07/2005

    09/08/2005

    NYMEX

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

    09/07/2005

    09/07/2005

    CBOT

    Establish 1:00 p.m. Central time as the standard pre-holiday early close time for electronic (e-cbot) trading in CBOT Financial contracts.

    09/06/2005

    09/02/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX is renewing certain temporary incentive programs for trading on its branch trading floor in Dublin, Ireland.

    09/06/2005

    09/08/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers 539. Prearranged, Pre-Negotiated and Noncompetitive Trades Prohibited, 585. Globex Call Market Trading Algorithm
    Clarification of Rules governing Pre-Execution Discussion for markets trading pursuant to Rule 585. Globex Call Market Trading Algorithm.

    09/06/2005

    09/02/2005

    CBOT

    Early listing of January 2007 Soybean Oil and Soybean Meal futures and March 2007 Soybean, mini-sized Soybean, Soybean Oil and Soybean Meal futures.

    09/02/2005

    09/02/2005

    CME

    Chapter 8-D Part I, Rule 578 and Rule 804
    New CME Rulebook Chapter 8-D Part I governs the creation of CME's recently established exempt board of trade called CME Alternative Marketplace Inc. Conforming changes to Rule 578 (Limitation of Liability, No Warranties) and Rule 804 (Substitution) are also attached.

    09/02/2005

    09/02/2005

    CME

    Rule Number 550. Post Settlement Session
    Amendment to rules governing permitted prices during the Post Settlement Sessions.

    09/02/2005

    09/01/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts.

    09/02/2005

    09/02/2005

    CBOT

    Rule Number m1544.01
    Clarify that mini-sized Gold WDRs must be exchanged in groups of three, either for one 100 ounce receipt or one 3 Kilo receipt.

    09/01/2005

    09/01/2005

    PBPT

    Fee Schedule amendments.

    09/01/2005

    09/01/2005

    NYMEX

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