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News from the Trade Desk

Direct updates on critical contract expirations, roll dates & more

Gold & Interest Rate Futures Roll Date

By | May 22, 2020

Friday, May 29th marks the first notice for the June Gold Futures contract and the quarterly June Interest Rates contracts. Traders can roll to the succeeding contracts before the open on Tuesday, May 26th. Read More

Holiday Reminder – Memorial Day 2020

By | May 21, 2020

Monday, May 25th is Memorial Day. Trading times for many products will change in observance of the holiday from May 22-26. For details, please visit the CME Group Holiday Calendar.

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Natural Gas Roll Date – June 2020

By | May 20, 2020

Wednesday, May 27th marks the Last Trade Date for the June 2020 Natural Gas futures contract. Active NG traders can roll to the July contract as early as Thursday, May 21st, before the open. Read More

Crude Oil Roll Date – June 2020

By | May 13, 2020

Tuesday, May 19th marks the Last Trade Date for the June 2020 Crude Oil futures contract. Active CL traders can roll to the July contract as early as Thursday, May 14th, before the open. Read More

Markets Brace for April Job Numbers

By | May 7, 2020

Based on estimates, tomorrow’s unemployment report for April 2020 is expected to be one of the worst on record. Econoday has the consensus estimate at 21.5 million lost jobs in April, within a range of 8.6 to 30 million. There is no prior figure that can provide context for these drops as even the financial crisis of 2008/2009 resulted in monthly job losses near only 1 million.

Naturally, the unemployment rate is expected to increase to around 16.4% from the 4.4% we saw in March. This staggering number of newly unemployed is uncharted territory for markets to digest. Read More

Economic Recovery in Focus: FOMC Preview

By | April 28, 2020

At the conclusion of tomorrow’s FOMC meeting, markets will be keen to hear what Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has to say about the status of the economy. While there are no interest rate changes anticipated, he is expected to echo the words of many others regarding the dramatic decline in GDP over the last 60 days. Read More

Grains & Metals Roll Date – May 2020

By | April 24, 2020

The first notice for May 2020 Metals & Agriculture Futures products falls on Thursday, April 30th. Traders can roll to the succeeding contracts on Monday, April 27th, before the open. Read More

Natural Gas Futures Roll Date – May 2020

By | April 22, 2020

Tuesday, April 28th marks the last trade date for the May 2020 Natural Gas futures contract. Active NG traders can roll to the June contract as early as Thursday, April 23rd, before the open. Read More

Crude Oil Roll Date – May 2020

By | April 15, 2020

Tuesday, April 21st marks the Last Trade Date for the May 2020 Crude Oil futures contract. Active CL traders can roll to the June contract as early as Thursday, April 16th before the open. Read More

Holiday Reminder – Good Friday 2020

By | April 9, 2020

Friday, April 10th is Good Friday. 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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