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News from the Trade Desk

Direct updates on critical contract expirations, roll dates & more

First Notice for Gold Futures & Interest Rates

By | May 26, 2017

May 31st, the last trade date of the month, closes with a first notice for both Gold Futures & Interest Rates. Traders can roll to the new contract on Tuesday, May 30th, before the open. Read More

Attention Natural Gas Futures Traders – June Contract Expiration

By | May 23, 2017

The June contract for Natural Gas futures expires on Friday, May 26th. Traders can roll to next months contract on Wednesday, May 24th, before the open. Read More

May Crude Oil Futures Roll Date Notification

By | May 18, 2017

Monday, May 22nd is the last trade date for June Crude Oil Futures. Traders can roll to the July contract before the open on Friday, May 19th. Read More

Expectations Ahead of Labor Departments April Report

By | May 4, 2017

Analysts expect a healthy rebound succeeding a dreary March employment report. According to ADP, private sector jobs added 177K jobs in April, just notch above the expected 175K.Read More

Interest Rates to Stay Put….but Not for Long

By | May 2, 2017

With the U.S. Economy on solid ground, the Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady in the near-term, but will likely signal that more rate hikes are on the horizon. Read More

Grains, Metals & Agriculture Roll Date Notification

By | April 26, 2017

First notice for Metals & Agriculture falls on Friday, April 28th. Grains & Metals traders can roll to the next contract on Thursday, April 27. Read More

Trader Alert Roll Date – Natural Gas Futures

By | April 21, 2017

The last trade date for May Natural Gas Futures is Wednesday, April 26th. Traders can roll to the June contract before market open on Monday, April 24th. Read More

Last Trade Date for May Crude Oil

By | April 18, 2017

Thursday, April 20th marks the last trade date for April Crude Oil Futures. Traders can roll to the June contract on Wednesday, April 19th before the open. Read More

Most U.S. Jobs Added in Over Two Years!

By | April 6, 2017

According to the ADP National Employment report, private sector employment increased by 263K in March. This is the largest monthly addition to the workforce the nation has seen since December 2014.Read More

Futures Day Trading Margins: Intraday Margin

By | April 4, 2017

Trading margins represent a deposit with the broker to protect both the trader and broker against possible losses on an open trade. With this deposit, day traders are able to trade instruments valued much greater than the margin price via leverage. Read More