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March 2020 Natural Gas Futures Roll Date

By | February 20, 2020

The last trade date for the March 2020 Natural Gas futures contracts falls on Wednesday, February 26th. Active NG traders can roll to the April 2020 contract as early as Friday, February 21st, before the open. Read More

Holiday Reminder – Presidents Day 2020

By | February 14, 2020

Monday, February 17th is Presidents Day. Trading times for many products will change in observance of the holiday. For details, please visit the CME Group Holiday Calendar.

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March 2020 Crude Oil Futures Roll Date

By | February 13, 2020

Thursday, February 20th marks the Last Trade Date for the March 2020 Crude Oil Futures Contract. Active CL traders can roll to the April 2020 contract as early as Friday, February 14th, before the open. Read More

Strong Jobs Numbers Expected for January

By | February 6, 2020

ADP reports have signaled January’s job creation to be the strongest in 5 months. A whopping 291,000 private sector jobs were added last month, far exceeding the already solid estimate of 150,000.

One of the most notable features of this report is that job creation came from all sectors, with leisure & hospitality leading the way at 96,000 new jobs. Analysts point to the mild winter as a possible cause for the unexpected gains.Read More

No Changes Expected from Fed: FOMC Preview

By | January 28, 2020

At the conclusion of the FOMC meeting tomorrow, the expectation is the Fed will keep rates unchanged for the foreseeable future. In the words of the Fed last month, “The current rate is appropriate,” suggesting what could be an extended pause for interest rate adjustments.

Recent economic data has been relatively strong and stable, albeit with a slight decline in growth. Job data has been steady and with inflation rising slowly, the Fed is likely happy with their current targets.Read More

February 2020 Gold Futures Roll Date

By | January 27, 2020

Friday, January 31st marks the first notice for the February 2020 Gold Futures Contract. GC traders can roll to the succeeding contract before the open on Tuesday, January 28th. Read More

February 2020 Natural Gas Futures Roll Date

By | January 23, 2020

The last trade date for the February 2020 Natural Gas futures contract falls on Wednesday, January 29th. Active NG traders can roll to the March 2020 contract as early as Friday, January 24th, before the open. Read More

Holiday Reminder – Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2020

By | January 17, 2020

Monday, January 20th is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Trading times for many products will change in observance of the holiday. For details, please visit the CME Group Holiday Calendar. Read More

February 2020 Crude Oil Futures Roll Date

By | January 14, 2020

Tuesday, January 21st marks the last trade date for the February 2020 Crude Oil futures Contract. Active CL traders can roll to the March 2020 contract as early as Wednesday, January 15th, before the open. Read More

Could December’s Jobs Report Impact Interest Rates?

By | January 9, 2020

Despite tomorrow’s pending employment report, Iran tensions and a phase one trade deal with China remain the primary focus of markets. After November’s strong report, December’s results may appear weak in comparison no matter what they show. Read More