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Futures Resources

Product Description Symbol Reg Fees Tick Value Listed Months Trading Hours (All times CST) IMR* MMR Settlement
Agricultural
Corn ZC $1.95 .25 = $12.50 H, K, N, U, Z Sunday – Friday, 7:00 pm – 7:45 am and Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 1:20 pm $880 $800 Physical Delivery
Oats ZO $1.95 .25 = $12.50 H, K, N, U, Z Sunday – Friday, 7:00 pm – 7:45 am and Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 1:20 pm $743 $675 Physical Delivery
Rough Rice ZR $1.95 .005 = $10 F, H, K, N, U, X Sunday – Friday, 7:00 pm – 7:45 am and Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 1:20 pm $1,375 $1,250 Physical Delivery
Soybeans ZS $1.95 .25 = $12.50 F, H, K, N, Q, U, X Sunday – Friday, 7:00 pm – 7:45 am and Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 1:20 pm $2,255 $2,050 Physical Delivery
Soybean Meal ZM $1.95 .10 = $10 F, H, K, N, Q, U, V, Z Sunday – Friday, 7:00 pm – 7:45 am and Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 1:20 pm $1,595 $1,450 Physical Delivery
Soybean Oil ZL $1.95 .01 = $6 F, H, K, N, Q, U, V, Z Sunday – Friday, 7:00 pm – 7:45 am and Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 1:20 pm $550 $500 Physical Delivery
Wheat ZW $1.95 .25 = $12.50 H, K, N, U, Z Sunday – Friday, 7:00 pm – 7:45 am and Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 1:20 pm $1,375 $1,250 Physical Delivery
Lumber LB $2.03 .10 = $11 F, H, K, N, U, X Monday -Thursday  9:00am – 4:00pm, Friday 9:00am – 1:55pm $2,090 $1,900 Physical Delivery
Currencies
Australian Dollar 6A $1.60 .0001 = $10 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $1,375 $1,250 Physical Delivery
British Pound 6B $1.60 .0001 = $6.25 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $1,650 $1,500 Physical Delivery
Canadian Dollar 6C $1.60 .0001 = $10 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $1,265 $1,150 Physical Delivery
New Zealand Dollar 6N $1.60 .0001 = $10 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $1,320 $1,200 Physical Delivery
Euro FX 6E $1.60 .0001=$6.25 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $2,530 $2,300 Physical Delivery
Japanese Yen 6J $1.60 .0000005 = $6.25 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $2,200 $2,000 Physical Delivery
Mexican Peso 6M $1.60 .00001 = $5 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $1,320 $1,200 Physical Delivery
Swiss Franc 6S $1.60 .0001 = $12.50 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $2,860 $2,600 Physical Delivery
E-mini Euro FX E7 0.85 .0001 = $6.25 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $1,265 $1,150 Physical Delivery
US Dollar Index DX $1.35 .005 = $5 H, M, U, Z 7:00pm – 4:00pm (5:00pm start on Sun) $1,815 $1,650 Physical Delivery
Energies
Crude Oil – Light, Sweet CL $1.50 .01 = $10 All Months – 5yrs 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $3,410 $3,100 Physical Delivery
E-miNY Crude Oil QM $1.20 .025 = $12.50 All Months – 5yrs 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $1,705 $1,550 Cash
Crude Oil-Financial WS $1.45 .01 = $10 All Months – 8yrs 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $3,410 $3,100 Cash
ULSD (Heating Oil) HO $1.50 .0001 = $4.20 All Months – 3yrs 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $4,620 $4,200 Physical Delivery
E-mini ULSD (Heating Oil) QH $1.20 .001 = $21 All Months – 1yrs 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $2,310 $2,100 Cash
Natural Gas NG $1.50 .001 = $10 All Months – 12yrs 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $2,145 $1,950 Physical Delivery
E-mini Natural Gas QG $0.50 .005 = $12.50 All Months – 5yrs 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $536 $487 Cash
RBOB Gasoline RB $1.50 .0001 = $4.20 All Months – 3yrs 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $4,180 $3,800 Physical Delivery
E-mini RBOB Gasoline QU $1.20 .001 = $21 All Months – 1yrs 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $2,090 $1,900 Cash
Equity Index
S&P 500 SP $2.40 .10 = $25 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $33,000 $30,000 Cash
E-Mini S&P 500 ES $1.18 .25 = $12.50 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $6,600 $6,000 Cash
E-mini S&P MidCap 400 EMD $1.18 .10 = $10 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $9,020 $8,200 Cash
E-mini NASDAQ 100 NQ $1.18 .25 = $5 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $7,150 $6,500 Cash
Mini-sized Dow $5 YM $1.16 1 = $5 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $5,830 $5,300 Cash
E-mini Russell 2000 (ICE) TF $1.30 .10 = $5 H, M, U, Z 7:00pm – 6:00pm (5:00pm start on Sun) $3,972 $3,611 Cash
E-mini Russell 2000 (CME) RTY $1.18 .10 = $5 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm (3:15pm to 3:30pm halt) Sun-Fri $3,795 $3,450 Cash
Nikkei 225 (Globex) NKD $2.15 5 = $25 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $5,720 $5,200 Cash
S&P GSCI Commodity Index GD $1.20 .05 = $12.50 3 nearest months 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $4,620 $4,200 Cash
VIX VX $1.40 .05 = $50.00 9 nearest months
+ 5 months of G, K, Q, X
3:30pm – 3:15pm (5:00pm start on Sun)
3:14:59pm stop on expiration
$9,680 $8,800 Cash
CME Bitcoin (5 bitcoins) BTC $5.00 5.00 = $25.00 2 nearest months
+ 2 months of H, M, U, Z
5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri 95% of Settlement 86% of Settlement Cash
CFE Bitcoin (1 bitcoins)
not available on Realtick
XBT $0.50 10.00 = $10.00 3 nearest months
+ 3 months of H, M, U, Z
3:30pm – 3:15pm Sun–Fri (5:00pm start on Sun)
2:45pm stop on expiration
88% of Settlement 80% of Settlement Cash
Financials
30 Year U.S. T- Bonds ZB $0.80 1 tick (1/32) = $31.25 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $2,530 $2,300 Physical Delivery
10-Year U.S. T-Note ZN $0.75 1/2 tick = $15.625 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $1,155 $1,050 Physical Delivery
5 Year T-Note ZF $0.65 1/4 tick = $7.8125 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $748 $680 Physical Delivery
2 Year T-Notes ZT $0.60 1/4 tick = $15.625 H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $451 $410 Physical Delivery
30-Day Fed Funds Rate ZQ $1.25 .0025 = $10.4175 All Months – 3yrs 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $176 $160 Cash
Eurodollar GE $1.25 .0025 = $6.25 front month .005 = $12.50 4 nearest months + 10 yrs H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $165 $150 Cash
Meats / Dairy
Feeder Cattle GF $2.03 .00025 = $12.50 F, H, J, K, Q, U, V, X Mon 9:05am – 4:00pm, Tus-Thr 8:00am -4pm, Fri 8:00am – 1:55pm $3,080 $2,800 Cash
Lean Hogs HE $2.03 .00025 = $10 G, J, K, M, N, Q, V, Z Mon 9:05am – 4:00pm, Tus-Thr 8:00am -4pm, Fri 8:00am – 1:55pm $1,485 $1,350 Cash
Live Cattle LE $2.03 .00025 = $10 G, J, M, Q, V, Z Mon 9:05am – 4:00pm, Tus-Thr 8:00am -4pm, Fri 8:00am – 1:55pm $1,650 $1,500 Physical Delivery
Milk (Class III) DA
DC Realtick
$2.03 .01 = $20 All Months – 2yrs Sun–Thr 5:00pm – 4:00pm, Fri 5:00pm – 1:55pm $468 $425 Cash
Metals
Comex Copper HG $1.50 .0005 = $12.50 All Months – 2yrs + 3yrs H, K, N, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $3,080 $2,800 Physical Delivery
Comex e-Mini Copper QC $0.75 .0020 = $25 Same as HG without current month 5:00pm – 4:15pm Sun–Fri $1,540 $1,400 Cash
Nymex Palladium PA $1.50 .05 = $5 3 nearest months + 1yr H, M, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $7,150 $6,500 Physical Delivery
Nymex Platinum PL $1.50 .10 = $5 3 nearest months + 1yr F, J, N, V 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $1,870 $1,720 Physical Delivery
Comex Silver 5000 oz SI $1.50 .005 = $25 3 nearest months + 2yrs F, H, K, N, U, Z + 3 yrs N, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $3,960 $3,600 Physical Delivery
Comex miNY Silver 2500 oz QI $0.75 .0125 = $31.25 F, H, K, N, U, Z 5:00pm – 4:15pm Sun–Fri $1,980 $1,800 Cash
Comex Gold 100 oz GC $1.50 .10 = $10 3 nearest months + 2yrs G, J, M, Q, V, Z + 3 yrs M, Z 5:00pm – 4:00pm Sun–Fri $3,740 $3,400 Physical Delivery
ICE Gold 100 oz GZ $0.55 .10 = $10 3 nearest months + 2yrs G, J, M, Q, V, Z + 3 yrs M, Z 7:00pm – 5:00pm (5:00pm start on Sun) $4,246 $3,860 Physical Delivery
ICE Mini Gold 33.2 oz YG $0.50 .10 = $3.215 3 nearest months + 2yrs G, J, M, Q, V, Z + 3 yrs M, Z 7:00pm – 5:00pm (5:00pm start on Sun) $1,364 $1,240 Physical Delivery
ICE Silver 5000 oz ZI $0.55 .001 = $5 3 nearest months + 2yrs F, H, K, N, U, Z + 3 yrs N, Z 7:00pm – 5:00pm (5:00pm start on Sun) $4,873 $4,430 Physical Delivery
ICE Mini Silver 1000 oz YI $0.50 .001 = $1 3 nearest months + 2yrs F, H, K, N, U, Z + 3 yrs N, Z 7:00pm – 5:00pm (5:00pm start on Sun) $975 $886 Physical Delivery
Softs
Cocoa CC $2.10 1 = $10 H, K, N, U, Z 3:45am – 12:30pm Mon-Fri $2,090 $1,900 Physical Delivery
Coffee KC $2.10 .05 = $18.75 H, K, N, U, Z 3:45am – 12:30pm Mon-Fri $2,310 $2,100 Physical Delivery
Cotton CT $2.10 .01 = $5 H, K, N, V, Z 8:00pm – 1:20pm Sun-Fri $2,915 $2,650 Physical Delivery
Orange Juice (FCOJ-A) OJ $2.10 .05 = $7.50 F, H, K, N, U, X 7:00am – 1:00pm Mon-Fri $1,121 $1,019 Physical Delivery
Sugar #11 SB $2.10 .01 = $11.20 H, K, N, V 2:30am – 12:00pm Mon-Fri $1,048 $952 Physical Delivery

IMR = Initial Margin Requirement
MMR = Maintenance Margin Requirement
* Qualified accounts may be eligible for reduced intraday margin requirements. Call 888-577-3123 for details.

To view the current contract month use the following code:

F = January J = April N = July V = October
G = February K = May Q = August X = November
H = March M = June U = September Z = December

To view futures quotes in Realtick, type / followed by the product symbol followed by the expiration month code and last digit of the year.

Example: Example: To see the December 2015 S&P 500 E-mini Contract type in /ESZ5. ES is the product symbol, Z is the December expiration month code, 5 is the last digit of the 2015 expiration year.

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