CL futures contract months

CL futures contract months

For futures contracts specifying physical delivery, the delivery month is the month in which the seller must deliver, and the buyer must accept and pay for, the underlying. For contracts specifying cash settlement, the delivery month is the month of a…

Futures contract tutorial

Futures contract tutorial

If you are looking for a hedge against inflation, a speculative play, an alternative investment class or a commercial hedge, gold and silver futures contracts can be a viable way to meet your needs. In this article, we ll cover the basics of gold and…

COMEX warranty a futures contract

COMEX warranty a futures contract

However, rather than it being an obvious oversized play or one-way bet by the speculative hot shots on the COMEX, it just might be something we COMEX watchers only rarely see evidenced more by the absence of something than the presence of something. Let…

Futures trading contract size

Futures trading contract size

Every futures contract is an agreement that represents a specific quantity of the underlying commodity to be delivered. Unlike options, buyers and sellers of futures contracts are obligated to take or make delivery of the underlying asset on settlement…

Forward and futures contracts PPT

Forward and futures contracts PPT

Forward Contract Futures Contract Definition A forward contract is an agreement between two parties to buy or sell an asset (which can be of any kind) at a pre-agreed future point in time at a specified price. A futures contract is a standardized contract…

Futures contracts VS options

Futures contracts VS options

The main fundamental difference between options and futures lies in the obligations they put on their buyers and sellers. An option gives the buyer the right, but not the obligation to buy (or sell) a certain asset at a specific price at any time during…

Foreign currency futures contract example

Foreign currency futures contract example

The assets often traded in futures contracts include commodities, stocks, and bonds. Grain, precious metals, electricity, oil, beef, orange juice, and natural gas are traditional examples of commodities, but foreign currencies, emissions credits, bandwidth…

ETFs for commodity futures contracts

ETFs for commodity futures contracts

Welcome to the Commodity ETF and Futures Trading Center, a special section of CommodityHQ.com dedicated to providing information on commodities for active traders. Trading commodities has been popular for a number of years, and as the financial world…

Futures contract notional value definition

Futures contract notional value definition

What Does Notional Value Mean? The total value of a leveraged position s assets. This term is used commonly in the options, futures, and currency markets to describe how a very small amount of invested money can control a large position (and have a large…

Futures contract for Coffee

Futures contract for Coffee

Product Symbol KT Venue CME Globex, CME ClearPort Hours (All Times are New York Time/ET) CME Globex: Sunday – Friday 6:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (5:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m. CT) CME…

Futures contracts VS futures options

Futures contracts VS futures options

Futures and options both have their pros and cons. Experienced traders often use both futures and options, depending on the situation. Some traders like to focus one or the other. It is best to fully understand the characteristics of each in order to…

Futures contract actual delivery

Futures contract actual delivery

IB does not have the facilities necessary to accommodate physical delivery. For futures contracts that are settled by actual physical delivery of the underlying commodity (physical delivery futures), account holders may not make or receive delivery of…

Currency futures and options contracts

Currency futures and options contracts

Futures and options contracts based on foreign currencies, such as the Euro, Japanese yen, and British pound. The buyer of a foreign currency futures contract acquires the right to buy a particular amount of that currency by a specific date at a fixed…

NYMEX gas futures contract Launch

NYMEX gas futures contract Launch

Code NG Venue CME ClearPort, CME Globex, Open Outcry (New York) Hours (All Times are New York Time/ET) CME Globex: Sunday – Friday 6:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. (5:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15…

Futures contract value date

Futures contract value date

The futures price is used to calculate a contract s value. A futures contract is an agreement between a buyer and seller of an underlying asset: a commodity, like barrels of oil, or a financial instrument, like U.S. treasury bonds. At the time that the…