Font Size: AAA // Print // Bookmark

Industry Filings

  • October 2005 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

    10/31/2005

    11/01/2005

    NYMEX

    A large number of rules in NYMEX Chapter 2 (Membership).
    NYMEX is implementing various rule changes in connection with the consolidation of NYMEX and COMEX membership requirements.

    10/31/2005

    11/01/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers 2.75C, 2.75D, 2.88, 2.89 and 2.90.
    NYMEX is deleting these rules as they pertain to permit programs that have subsequently expired.

    10/31/2005

    11/01/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule 2.50
    The amendments clarify the rights of members in relation to seats held in trusts.

    10/28/2005

    10/28/2005

    CME

    Implementation Date for Seasonal CME CDD and Seasonal CAT Futures and Options Contracts.

    10/28/2005

    10/28/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts.

    10/28/2005

    10/28/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Rules 9.26 and 9.34
    Effective for trade date October 10, 2005, these amendments include the addition of accountability levels and reporting levels for New York Harbor Gasoline Blendstock (RBOB) Options Contracts. These amended submissions correct a typographical error in Rule 9.34.

    10/27/2005

    10/27/2005

    NYMEX

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

    10/27/2005

    10/27/2005

    KCBT

    KCBT Resolution 24-2451.00-1.
    Value Line stock index futures Market Maker Program.

    10/27/2005

    10/27/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers 20403.C and 20603.C
    Interpretation on freight rate substitution for fertilizer futures.

    10/27/2005

    10/27/2005

    CME

    Rules 400 and 402 and the Chapter 5 title.
    The change to Rule 400 relates to the applicability of Exchange rules to individuals and entities that have agreed in writing to comply with Exchange rules. Rule 402.B.13. has been amended to eliminate any ambiguity with respect to the Business Conduct Committee's authority to order a Member (as defined in Rule 400) to make restitution to the account of any party damaged by such Member's conduct. The reference to floor privileges in the title of Chapter 5 has been eliminated given that the rules in chapter 5 are not limited to on-floor trading activity.

    10/26/2005

    10/27/2005

    CBOT

    Change last trading day/expiration for January 2007 agricultural and financial options from Friday, December 22 to Thursday, December 21, 2006.

    10/26/2005

    10/27/2005

    CBOT

    Changes in Veterans Day and Thanksgiving holiday trading schedules.

    10/26/2005

    10/26/2005

    OCC

    Rule Numbers – SR-OCC-2005-16
    The proposed rule change will permit OCC to clear and settle cash-settled futures contracts on indexes of the price of gasoline.

    10/26/2005

    10/26/2005

    OCC

    Rule Numbers – SR-OCC-2005-15
    The rule change provides OCC with more explicit authority to reject post-trade transactions when it appears that erroneous data has been entered.

    10/26/2005

    10/26/2005

    CBOE

    Rule Numbers – New Policy and Procedure IX.
    Market Maker Program for CFE Gas At The Pump Futures.

    10/26/2005

    10/26/2005

    CME

    Revised to the Goldman Sachs Commodity Index Composition and Weights for 2006.

    10/26/2005

    10/26/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – 361A01.C.Minimum Fluctuations, 354A01.C.Minimum Fluctuations
    Amendments to the minimum tick fluctuation for the Russell 2000 and the E-Mini Russell 2000 option contracts.

    10/25/2005

    10/26/2005

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers – 230.00, 276.00, 450.02D, and 703.00.
    Clarify treatment of CBOT Holdings stock under Exchange’s registration and insolvency provisions.

    10/25/2005

    10/25/2005

    MGEX

    Rule Numbers – Regulations 2011,2014 & 2015
    The purpose for amending the Regulations is to allow trading of the National Corn Index futures and options contracts by open outcry in addition to the current electronic trading session.

    10/24/2005

    10/25/2005

    CBOT

    Electronic Market Maker (EMM) Program for 2 Year U.S. Treasury Note Options.

    10/24/2005

    10/24/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – COMEX Division Rule 104.36
    Effective October 26, 2005, the amendment removes the examples under COMEX Rule 104.36 “Interpretation of EFPs” of non-permissible day-time EFPs.

    10/24/2005

    10/24/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Interpretation of Rule 580 – Globex Trade Algorithms
    Amendments to extend implied spreading to CME agricultural futures traded electronically on the Globex trading platform.

    10/21/2005

    10/21/2005

    NYMEX

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

    10/20/2005

    10/20/2005

    NYMEX

    Listing 3 additional contract months in the New York Harbor Gasoline futures contract and listing one additional month in the New York Harbor Blendstock (RBOB) futures contract.

    10/18/2005

    10/19/2005

    CBOT

    Extended Hours EMM Program for 2 Year U.S. Treasury Note and 30 Day Fed Fund Futures.

    10/18/2005

    10/19/2005

    CBOT

    EMM Program for 2 Year U.S. Treasury Note Options.

    10/18/2005

    10/19/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers - Supplement No. 2, "Licensed Depositories and Weighmasters for Gold" and Supplement No. 1, "Official List of Approved Depositories".
    The proposed amendments add Manfra, Tordella & Brooke, Inc. as an Exchange Licensed Depository for the storage of gold, platinum and palladium.

    10/18/2005

    10/19/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers - COMEX Rules 111.45, 112.16 (including Resolution .10 thereto), 113.12, 123.10, and NYMEX Rules 90.08 and 100.08.
    This is a re-submission of NYMEX submission 04.175 which includes a copy of the prior submission. These proposed changes to the COMEX and NYMEX Rules would permit the payment for metals delivery for copper, silver, gold, platinum and palladium to be made through the NYMEX Clearinghouse. (Amended cover letter.)

    10/17/2005

    10/17/2005

    NYMEX

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

    10/14/2005

    10/19/2005

    EUREXUS

    In addition to overnight market supervision, market supervision of Currency Futures trading during certain U.S. business holidays (as published by the Exchange) will be conducted by Eurex Frankfurt AG personnel from 7:00 A.M. through 4:00 p.m. Chicago time.

    10/14/2005

    10/14/2005

    EUREXUS

    Eurex US is implementing a new trading incentive program.

    10/14/2005

    10/14/2005

    CFE

    CFE Rule 1202(b).
    Expands the number of contract months that CFE may list for trading on VIX futures and establishes a new method by which to determine the settlement date of VIX futures.

    10/13/2005

    10/13/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts.

    10/13/2005

    10/13/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule Numbers – HedgeStreet Rule 12.1(h)
    This amendment to the definition of “Weekly Contracts” is designed to more accurately define the listing cycle of all Weekly Contracts and does not affect the actual listing cycle of any actively traded Contracts on the HedgeStreet Market.

    10/12/2005

    10/13/2005

    NYMEX

    Supplement No. 2, "List of Licensed Warehouses and Weighmasters" of the Aluminum Futures Contract.
    The approved amendment changes the name of the town where the warehouse is located from South Union, Kentucky to Woodburn, Kentucky. The physical location of the warehouse facility remains unchanged.

    10/11/2005

    10/11/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule Numbers – Hedgestreet Rules 12.56-12.57
    HedgeStreet hereby notifies the Commission that as of the close of business Tuesday, October 11, 2005, HedgeStreet will not list for trading any new Soybean Productions or Corn Production contracts.

    10/11/2005

    10/11/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Division Rule 6.21B
    Effective October 12, 2005, the amendment to NYMEX Division Rule 6.21B adds a category of participant to those permitted to submit IXA trades. Specifically, members of other boards of trade on which futures contracts may be traded in arbitrage against NYMEX futures contracts approved for posting under Rule 6.21B, would become eligible.

    10/11/2005

    10/11/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Division Rule 6.90
    Effective October 12, 2005, the amendments enable a floor broker’s clerk to submit Inter-Exchange Arbitrage (“IXA”) transactions to the Exchange on his or her employer’s behalf, on a pit card that is not among the sequentially numbered trading cards used by the broker for the relevant day’s trading, indicating the terms of the trade, labeling the pit card as “EFP/EFS/IXA” only, and submitting the card to the late submissions window.

    10/10/2005

    10/11/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Rule 588 Globex Trade Cancellations
    Amendments to the No Bust Ranges for various contracts.

    10/07/2005

    10/07/2005

    PBOT

    Rule Number 1207(d)
    Amendment regarding daily settlement prices, amending Section (d) of Rule 1207.

    10/06/2005

    10/06/2005

    NYMEX

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

    10/06/2005

    10/07/2005

    CME

    Price Banding on GLOBEX for Options Contracts.

    10/06/2005

    10/07/2005

    CME

    Definitions for "Mass Quote" and "Request For Quote"

    10/05/2005

    10/05/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Rules 9.26 and 9.34
    Effective for trade October 10, 2005, these amendments include the addition of accountability levels and reporting levels for New York Harbor Gasoline Blendstock (RBOB) Options Contracts.

    10/03/2005

    10/04/2005

    NYMEX

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