Release: #4192-98
For Release: September 15, 1998

                               CFTC Extends Comment Period Regarding Proposed
                                      Revisions to Speculative Position Limits

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced today that it has extended until October 19, 1998 the comment period regarding proposed revisions to speculative position limits. The Commission proposed these revisions on July 17, 1998 (63 Fed. Reg. 38525), with comments due by September 15, 1998.

Any person interested in submitting comments on the proposed revisions should submit them no later than October 19, 1998 to Jean A. Webb, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20581. In addition, comments may be sent by facsimile transmission to (202) 418-5521, or by electronic mail to

Copies of the proposed revisions may be obtained through the Office of the Secretariat at the above address or by telephone at (202) 418-5100 or on the Commission's Internet website (