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Industry Filings

  • December 2006 Filings by Designated Contract Markets (DCMs)

    Date of Letter

    Date Filed

    DCM

    Description

    12/29/2006

    01/03/2007

    CME

    Revised CME trading hours on the National Day of Mourning for former President Gerald Ford. No rule numbers apply
    Section 5c(c) Part 40.6(a) - Rule Certification for Change in the Trading Hours for CME Equity Products on the National Day of Mourning for Former President Gerald Ford. CME Submission 06-120

    12/29/2006

    01/03/2007

    CBOT

    Revise Electronic Market Maker Program for 100 oz. Gold and 5,000 oz. Silver Futures

    12/29/2006

    01/03/2007

    CBOT

    Changes in trading schedule for January 2, 2007 national day of mourning for Gerald R. Ford

    12/29/2006

    01/03/2007

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet hereby submits to the Commission its intent to close on Tuesday, January 2, 2007 in accordance with the National Day of Mourning in honor of former U.S. President Gerald R. Ford.

    12/29/2006

    01/03/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet amends the HedgeStreet Refer-A-Friend Program and extends the period of effectiveness of both the Refer-A-Friend Program and Free Trade Promotional Offer for one (1) month

    12/28/2006

    12/28/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet Rules 12.59, 12.66, 12.68, 12.70, 12.77, 12.82, 12.83
    HedgeStreet hereby notifies the Commission that it will i) amend the Listing Schedule for the Daily Gold Binary Contract, with a 1:30 PM EST CLOSE only, and ii) close early certain assets due to the December 29th (Last Business Day prior to New Year's Day) Holiday.

    12/28/2006

    12/28/2006

    CBOT

    Extend through January 31, 2008, the designation of 10-Year and 5-Year Interest Rate Swap futures and options for trading pursuant to Reg. 331.05

    12/28/2006

    12/28/2006

    CBOT

    Revise Electronic Market Maker Program for Denatured Fuel Ethanol Futures

    12/26/2006

    12/27/2006

    CME

    CME Rule 41902.G Termination of Trading and Rule 42002.G Termination of Trading, for CME Metro Area Housing Index Futures and CME Composite Housing Index Futures respectively.
    Amending the termination of trading rule to reflect changes in underlying index release time.

    12/21/2006

    12/21/2006

    NYMEX

    Notification of Amendments to Chapter 9-Appendix A, Electronic Error Trade Procedures; Expiration Position Accountability Levels; Action by the Exchange; Exemption from Position Limits for Bona Fide Hedging Transactions; Exemption from Position Limits for Exposure Related to Commodity Swap Transaction; Any One Month and All Months Combined Position Limits in Connection with the Launch of Six New Commodity Contracts

    12/22/2006

    12/22/2006

    CME

    Temporary delisting of CME butter futures contracts.

    12/22/2006

    12/26/2006

    NYMEX

    The Exchange will delist NYMEX Brent Calendar Swap (SA), NYMEX Brent Bullet Swap Contract (BN), and NYMEX Brent-WTI Bullet Swap Contract (WN) on Tuesday December 26, 2006. The NYMEX WTI-Brent Spread Calendar Swap (SB) will be delisted on January 2, 2007 after the final settlement of the December 2006 contract month.

    12/21/2006

    12/22/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet Rules 12.59, 12.66, 12.68, 12.70, 12.77, 12.82, 12.83
    HedgeStreet hereby notifies the Commission that it will i) amend the Listing Schedule for the Daily Gold Binary Contract, with a 1:30 PM EST CLOSE only, and ii) close early certain assets due to the December 22nd (Last Business Day prior to Christmas) Holiday.

    12/21/2006

    12/22/2006

    CME

    CME Rule 588.K.
    CME revised Rule 588.K. ("Globex No Bust Ranges") to remove the delisted NYMEX Gas Oil and CPI Futures contracts.

    12/20/2006

    12/20/2006

    ONECHICAGO

    Supplement number 23 to Rule 1005
    Correction of component share

    12/20/2006

    12/20/2006

    NYMEX

    1 New Chapter: Chapter 654A - Daily Settlement Procedures for NYMEX Softs
    Establish Daily Settlement Procedures for New NYMEX Contracts.

    12/20/2006

    12/20/2006

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Chapter 9 - Appendix A, Rule 9.27A, and Rule 11.63
    Rule Certification. NYMEX Submission 06.153: Notification of Amendments to NYMEX Chapter 9 - Appendix A, Rule 9.27A, and Rule 11.63

    12/20/2006

    12/21/2006

    CME

    CME Rules 25701.G. and 257A01.H. Termination of Trading
    Section 5(c)(1), Part 40.6(a) - Rule Certification for Change in the January 2007 CME Brazilian Real Futures and Options Termination of Trading Day. CME Submission 06-119

    12/19/2006

    12/20/2006

    CBOT

    Extend, for one year, the designation of 10-Year and 5-Year Interest Rate Swap futures and options for trading pursuant to Reg. 331.05

    12/18/2006

    12/18/2006

    USFE

    USFE Rules 901-910
    Effective December 19, 2006, USFE will de-list for trading its U.S. Treasury futures and options contracts provided in USFE Rules 901-910. USFE certifies that, in connection with those delivery months currently listed on USFE, there is no open interest in those contracts and that the delisting includes all of the outstanding contract months in these contracts.

    12/18/2006

    12/18/2006

    NYMEX

    NYMEX Rules 9.05(E)(3) and 9.24(B)
    Effective on Tuesday, December 19, 2006, these amendments include: 1) extension of the maximum maturity date for Letters of credit to twenty-four months; 2) a new Letter of Credit has to be posted when a current Letter of Credit has been held with the Exchange for the full duration of the twenty-four month maximum as no amendments will be accepted to extend the maturity date; and 3) a separate reference to the applicable maturity dates listed within Rule 9.24(B) is erroneous and is being deleted.

    12/15/2006

    12/18/2006

    CFE

    CFE Policy and Procedure VI
    Extends CFE's Trading Privilege Holder Permit Program for an additional year.

    12/15/2006

    12/18/2006

    CME

    New CME Chapter 8-E, Rules 800, 802, 816, 820, 830, 902 and 950
    New CME Rulebook Chapter 8-E governs FXMarketSpace Limited, the joint venture created and equally owned by CME and Reuters. Conforming changes were made to Rules 800 ("Clearing House"), 802 ("Protection of Clearing House"), 816 ("Security Deposit"), 820 ("Performance Bonds"), 902 ("Clearing Membership Assignment Requirements") and 950 ("Supervision").

    12/15/2006

    12/15/2006

    CME

    Rule 106.D.9. and Rule 127
    The removal of Rule 106.D.9. and Rule 127 from CME's rulebook

    12/14/2006

    12/14/2006

    NYBOT

    Rule Numbers – Licensing Rule 7.63(d) and FCOJ and NFC Rules 13.08 and 25.08
    Amendments to Rule 7.63(d) permit Licensed FCOJ Facilities to be under one of three inspection regimes and require a USDA accepted on-site laboratory for USDA product testing at loadout.
    Amendments to Rules 13.08 and 25.08 change the applicability of daily price limits with respect to the back months and clarify the conditions for which a trading suspension may be called.

    12/14/2006

    12/14/2006

    NYBOT

    Floor Trading Resolution No. 5
    Amendments to Floor Trading Resolution No. 5 to conform the Resolution to the uniform CTI codes adopted by all of the exchanges.

    12/14/2006

    12/14/2006

    NYBOT

    Sugar No. 11 Rules 11.07(a), 11.23 and 11.43
    Amendment to Rule 11.07(a) adds Dubai to the list of destinations for which settlement is to be made on the basis of net landed weights and tests taken at the port of discharge. Amendments to Rules 11.23 and 11.43 change the last trading day.

    12/14/2006

    12/14/2006

    NYBOT

    Rule 6.24(c)
    Position limits for Small New Zealand dollar - US dollar futures contract.

    12/14/2006

    12/14/2006

    NYBOT

    Pulp Rule 23.12 and Appendix I.
    Amendment to rule 23.12 adds the Port of Changshu, China as an acceptable delivery port. Amendment to Appendix I adds a brand of pulp acceptable for delivery.

    12/14/2006

    12/14/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    HedgeStreet Rules 12.64
    HedgeStreet hereby notifies the Commission that it will not re-list any new Binary Federal Funds Rate contracts for trading until further notice to the Commission.

    12/14/2006

    12/14/2006

    HEDGESTREET

    Rules 12.44(f)(ii), (m), 12.45(f)(ii), (m), 12.46(f)(ii), (m), 12.47(f)(ii), (m), 12.48(f)(ii), (m), 12.49(f)(ii), (m)
    HedgeStreet is making corrections to all NAR Variable Payout Contracts in the HedgeStreet Rulebook

    12/14/2006

    12/14/2006

    CBOT

    Designate Dow Jones AIG-ER for trading Wholesale Transactions

    12/14/2006

    12/14/2006

    CBOT

    Rule Numbers 1736.02, 1741.01, Appendix 4C
    Eliminate multiple delivery points and reduce spot month speculative position limits for South American Soybean futures

    12/08/2006

    12/11/2006

    NYMEX

    Rule Numbers – NYMEX Rules 9.26, 9.27 and 9.34
    Effective on trade date Monday, December 18, 2006, these amendments include the addition of position limits, accountability levels, and reporting levels for four new Electricity Options Contracts.

    12/07/2006

    12/08/2006

    USFE

    Rule Numbers – EUREX US Rule 930
    USFE will de-list for trading its FX Contracts provided in USFE Rule 930. USFE certifies that, in connection with those delivery months currently listed on USFE, there is no open interest in those contracts and that the delisting includes all of the outstanding contract months in these contracts.
    USFE certifies that these rules changes comply with the CEA and regulations thereunder.

    12/01/2006

    12/04/2006

    NYMEX

    Notification of listing the contracts on Globex during regular trading hours.

    12/01/2006

    12/04/2006

    NYMEX

    Rules Chapter 113 - COMEX Gold, Chapter 112 - COMEX Silver, Chapter 111 - COMEX Copper, Chapter 123 - COMEX Aluminum
    Listing of physically delivered metals futures contracts on CME Globex during regular trading hours

    12/01/2006

    12/01/2006

    CME

    Rule Numbers 41602.B., 41602.C., 416A01.C., 41702.B., 41702C., 417A01.C.
    Amendments to Size of Trading Unit, Price Increments and Minimum Fluctuations from 10,000 Euros to 1,000.

    12/01/2006

    12/01/2006

    NYMEX-COMEX

    Liquidity Provider Program for Metals on CME Globex.

    12/01/2006

    12/01/2006

    CME

    CME Rule 588.K.
    CME revised Rule 588.K. ("Globex No Bust Ranges") to include new COMEX and NYMEX products, remove the delisted NYMEX and miNY Brent contract and specify the Commodity Options no bust range.