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Direct updates on critical contract expirations, roll dates & more

Crude Oil Futures March Contract Roll Date

By | February 15, 2018

Crude Oil Futures

The last trade date for the March Crude Oil Futures contract is Tuesday, February 20th. Traders can roll to the April contract as early as Friday, February 16th, before the market open. Read More

January Jobs Report & a Look Ahead for 2018

By | February 1, 2018

It has been quite the eventful week to round off the first trading month of the year – a market selloff, the first State of the Union address from President Trump, the last FOMC meeting for Janet Yellen and now the first jobs report of 2018. Read More

Despite the Markets – Hawkish Tone Expected from Yellen

By | January 30, 2018

The Federal Open Market Committee kicks off their first meeting of 2018 on Tuesday. While most market participants consider this meeting to be a non-event, the markets are poised for an eventful week. Read More

February Gold Futures Contract Information

By | January 29, 2018

First Notice the February Gold Futures contract falls on Wednesday, January 31st. Gold Traders can roll to the March contract on Tuesday, January 30th.Read More

Henry Hub Natural Gas Futures Roll Date

By | January 24, 2018

Monday, January 29th marks the last trade date for the Natural Gas February contract. Active NG traders can roll to the March contract on Thursday, January 25th. Read More

Attention Crude Oil Futures Traders

By | January 18, 2018

The last trade date for the February 2018 contract is Monday, January 22. Traders can roll to the March Contract on Friday, January 19th. Read More

Managing Multiple Currency Balances in Your Trading Account

By | January 8, 2018

As electronic trading continues to grow in popularity, so does access to trade international futures products. U.S. based futures traders are likely familiar with the CME Group, Chicago Board Options Exchange and Interconnectional Exchange who manage a number of U.S exchanges. Granted U.S. based exchanges settle the day’s trades in the U.S. dollars. However, with futures exchanges spanning the entire globe, how does trading products that settle in foreign currencies impact a U.S. based futures trading account?Read More

2017 Concludes with Strong December Jobs Report

By | January 4, 2018

US Private Sector added 250K jobs in December beating estimates of 190K. The strong ending to the year marked the largest payroll increase in nine months.Read More

Natural Gas Roll Date Notification

By | December 21, 2017

Wednesday, December 27th is the last trade date for January Natural Gas Futures. NG traders can roll to the February Contract on Friday, December 22nd. Read More

Crude Oil Futures Roll Date Alert

By | December 15, 2017

On Tuesday, December 19th, the January Crude Oil Futures contract will expire. Crude Oil Traders can roll to the February contract before the open on Monday, December 18th. Read More