S&P 500 futures contract specifications
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|Contract Size||$50 x S&P 500 Index|
|Tick Size (minimum fluctuation)||OUTRIGHT||0.25 index points=$12.50|
|CALENDAR SPREAD||0.05 index points=$2.50|
All time listed are Central Time
|MON – FRI: 5:00 p.m. previous day – 4:15 p.m.; trading halt from 3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.|
|Contract Months||Five months in the March Quarterly Cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)|
Trading can occur up to 8:30 a.m. on the 3rd Friday of the contract month
|Daily Price Limits|
|Block Trade Eligibility|
|Exchange Rule||These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of CME.|
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What is specific about futures contracts?
the commodity being sold
the amount of that commodity you'll get
the price per unit
and the settlement date
If you buy a CME copper futures contract...
the commodity is Grade 1 electrolytic copper cathodes, full plate or cut, conforming to ASTM specifications for this metal, and physically delivered
the amount is 25,000 pounds
the price is in cents per pound
and the settlement date depends on the contract you bought.