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Industry Filings

  • November 2005 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

    11/30/2005

    11/30/2005

    NYMEX

    For NOX: 783.09B. For SO2: 782.09B
    To clarify the provision of delivery information to the Exchange and between clearing members.

    11/30/2005

    11/30/2005

    MGEX

    Rule Numbers – Regulations 2014.00., 2015.00., 2060.00. and 2061.00.
    Amended Regulations 2014 and 2015 to update the language of the daily settlement procedures for MGEXpress® contracts, and amended Regulations 2060 and 2061 to clarify the official opening and closing periods for the open outcry traded Spring Wheat contracts.

    11/29/2005

    11/29/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule Numbers – Rules 12.29(b), (o); and 12.37(b), (o).
    Amendments relating to the current listing cycle of all Fixed Payout Silver Contracts and Variable Payout Silver Contracts on the HedgeStreet Market.

    11/29/2005

    11/29/2005

    CFE

    Updated CFE Fee Schedule.

    11/29/2005

    11/29/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Interpretation of Rule 135.A. Regarding Allowable Spreads for GEM Members.
    Amendments to adds spreads between the CME® E-Mini™ S&P 500® and the CME Russell 2000®, the CME S&P 500/Barra® Growth and the CME S&P 500/Barra Value to the list of allowable spreads for GEM members.

    11/28/2005

    11/29/2005

    CBOT

    Establish pilot program for modifying the procedure for determining final settlement prices for expiring U.S. Treasury Bond and Note futures.

    11/28/2005

    11/28/2005

    CME

    Notification of Live Cattle Standard Freight Rate for 2006.

    11/28/2005

    11/28/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – 351A01.E., 352A01.E., 353A01.E., 355A01.E., 355C01.E., 356A01.E., 356C01.E., 357A01.E., 358A01.E., 359A01.E., 361A01.E., 813.F, and 813.G.
    Rationalization of the Exercise Price rule language for all Equity Index options contracts. Clarification to rule 813 regarding settlements.

    11/28/2005

    11/29/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – CME Rules 588.C. and 588.K.
    Extension of current trade price adjustment and cancellation procedures to CME E-Livestock products, and changes to no-bust ranges for CME E-Livestock products.

    11/28/2005

    11/28/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – 351A. Exercise Prices
    Amendment to the strike listing rule for the S&P 500 options contract.

    11/28/2005

    11/28/2005

    MGEX

    Rule Numbers – MGEX Board of Directors Resolution.
    The MGEX Board of Directors determined it was in the best interest of the marketplace to minimize scheduling problems in connection with the 2006 Christmas holiday by revising the last trading day and expiration day for the January 2007 Spring Wheat options contract.

    11/28/2005

    11/29/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    Notification of the HedgeStreet 2006 Holiday Schedule.

    11/23/2005

    11/23/2005

    NYMEX

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

    11/23/2005

    11/23/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – Supplement No. 3, “Approved Assayers for Gold”, Supplement No. 4, “Approved Assayers for Copper”.
    The approved amendments add SGS Lakefield Research Limited, Lakefield, Ontario, Canada as an Approved Assayer for the Gold, Silver and Copper Futures Contracts.

    11/23/2005

    11/25/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts.

    11/23/2005

    11/23/2005

    CBOT

    Early Listing of November 2007 Soybean options.

    11/21/2005

    11/21/2005

    NYMEX

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

    11/21/2005

    11/21/2005

    NYBOT

    NYBOT ® Holiday Schedule.

    11/21/2005

    11/21/2005

    NYBOT

    Amendments to Rules 4.03, 4.09 and21.25.
    Amendments to Rule 4.09 remove certainconditions when crossing trades at a flat market during the postclose trading session. Amendments to Rule 4.03(a)(ii) and 21.25remove the Cocoa exception for failing to state a quantity andnot taking a minimum of ten contracts. Amendments to Rule 21.25requires all clerks to wear trading jackets on the tradingfloor.

    11/21/2005

    11/21/2005

    NYBOT

    Amendments to Rules 7.20 and 6.05.
    Amendments to Rule 7.20 codify the authorityof the Cocoa, Coffee and Pulp Warehouse and License Committee andthe Board to declare a moratorium with respect to anExchange-licensed store. The amendment to Rule 6.05 specifiesthat a member of any warehouse and license committees or theBoard will not be deemed to have a significant businessrelationship with a warehouse operator solely because such memberor firm affiliated with such member stores commodities infacilities owned by the warehouse operator.

    11/21/2005

    11/21/2005

    NYBOT

    Amendments to Rule 4.11.
    Amendments make certain provisions uniformfor all Commodity Contracts traded at the Exchange.

    11/21/2005

    11/21/2005

    NYBOT

    Amendments to Rules 4.06, 4.07 and16.03.
    Amendments provide for a 5 minute close forCurrency contracts, earlier reopening in Dublin and a change tothe last trading day for the euro-forint and dollar-forintfutures contracts.

    11/21/2005

    11/21/2005

    CME

    Rule 537, Substitution of Futures forForwards (SUB); Rule 804, Substitution; new Rules XXX30-34 inChapters governing Eurodollar, British pound, Canadian dollar,Japanese yen, Swiss franc, Australian dollar, EuroFX,EuroFX/British pound Cross-Rate, EuroFX/Japanese yen Cross-Ratefutures.
    CME has amended its Rules to provide for theSubstitution of Futures for Forwards ("SUB") per whicha transaction executed on an OTC basis may be substituted for aCME futures contract. Further, CME provides for "clearedonly" futures "to the date" in Eurodollar, Britishpound, Canadian dollar, Japanese yen, Swiss franc, Australiandollar, EuroFX, EuroFX/British pound Cross-Rate, EuroFX/Japaneseyen Cross-Rate futures.

    11/18/2005

    11/18/2005

    NYBOT

    Amendments to Rules 10.02(a)(i), 10.51 and 10.54.
    The amendment to Rule 10.02(a)(i) codifies the procedure for delivering on a bank holiday. The amendments to Rules 10.51 and 10.54 provide for the listing of two additional Cotton Option Contracts

    11/18/2005

    11/18/2005

    NYMEX

    Change in Listed Trading Platform for TwoNYMEX Contracts and Related Rule Amendments.

    11/18/2005

    11/21/2005

    CBOT

    Establish an open auction Primary MarketMaker Program for 2-Year T-Note options.

    11/17/2005

    11/18/2005

    HEDGESTREET

    Rule Numbers 12.1(e), (f), (h), 12.3-12.7,12.9-12.10, 12.19-12.22, 12.28-12.29-12.37, 12.50-12.51.
    Amending listing schedule of certaincontracts due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday on November 24,2005.

    11/17/2005

    11/17/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX is delisting two NYMEX energy futures contracts from being listed for trading on the CME® Globex® trading platform and relisting those contracts for trading on a NYMEX electronic platform. The Exchange is also submitting various related rule amendments.

    11/17/2005

    11/17/2005

    NYMEX

    NYMEX is amending the trade submission deadlines for off-exchange trades submitted to the Exchange for clearing pursuant to this rule.

    11/17/2005

    11/17/2005

    NYMEX

    The Exchange is notifying the CFTC of Change in the Platform for the NYMEX miNY Energy Futures Contracts from the CME Globex System to the Exchange’s ClearPort Trading Platform beginning on Trade Date Monday, November 21, 2005.

    11/17/2005

    11/17/2005

    NYMEX

    Pursuant to COMEX Division Rule 104.47(b), the Exchange Control Committee has determined to reduce the spot month Copper position limit from 500 to 250 contracts.

    11/17/2005

    11/17/2005

    NYMEX

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

    11/11/2005

    11/14/2005

    NYMEX

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

    11/11/2005

    11/14/2005

    CME

    Composition of CME X-Fund Index Futures contracts.

    11/10/2005

    11/10/2005

    CME

    Rule 561, Reports of Large Positions
    CME is amending the reportable position level of TRAKRS contracts from the current level of 25,000 contracts to 50,000 contracts.

    11/09/2005

    11/10/2005

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers Chapter 25
    Revisions to delivery schedule for Medium Term Treasury Note futures.

    11/09/2005

    11/09/2005

    NYMEX

    Supplement No. 2 "Licensed Warehouses for Copper" of the Grade 1 Copper Futures Contract. The approved amendments change the telephone number of the South Jersey Port Corporation an Exchange Licensed Warehouse for Copper. The warehouse location and computer code remain unchanged.

    11/07/2005

    11/09/2005

    NYMEX

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

    11/07/2005

    11/08/2005

    NYMEX

    Not a rule amendment, but Self-Certification of Exchange transaction fees for the Exchange's electricity contracts cleared on ClearPortsm when the current fee waiver expires at the end of 2005.

    11/07/2005

    11/07/2005

    CBOT

    Clarify margin treatment of non-clearing members.

    11/07/2005

    11/07/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – Chapter 453A
    Minimum Price Variation for LIBOR Options.

    11/04/2005

    11/07/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – 361A.E. Exercise Prices
    Amendment to the strike listing rule for the E-mini Russell 2000 options contract.

    11/04/2005

    11/07/2005

    CME

    Clarified trading hours for CME products for Veterans Day 2005.

    11/03/2005

    11/04/2005

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Division Rule 6.55.
    The amendments to NYMEX Division Rule 6.55 modify and give detail with respect to different types of orders and the minimum volumes necessary for protections of represented but unexecuted orders at the end of a trading day to be considered for settlement purposes for all NYMEX Division Option Contracts. The amendments will be effective Monday, November 7, 2005.

    11/03/2005

    11/03/2005

    OCC

    Rule Numbers – SR-OCC-2005-17
    The proposed rule change would allow forclose-out netting of obligations running between OCC and ClearingMembers in the highly unlikely event of an OCC insolvency.

    11/03/2005

    11/03/2005

    CME

    Rule Numbers – 588.K. No BustRange
    Amendments to the TRAKRs no bustrange.

    11/02/2005

    11/03/2005

    CBOT

    Temporarily terminate trading authorizationin deferred month 5-year T-Note futures and options.

    11/02/2005

    11/02/2005

    CME

    Retraction of the amendments to the minimum tick fluctuation for the Russell 2000 option contract.

    11/01/2005

    11/02/2005

    NYMEX

    Changes to previous list ofapproved delivery facilities for slaughter plants andwarehouse.

    11/01/2005

    11/01/2005

    NYMEX

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