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News from the Trade Desk

Direct updates on critical contract expirations, roll dates & more

Holiday Reminder – New Year’s Day 2021

By | December 31, 2020

Friday, January 1st, 2021 is New Year’s Day. Trading times for many products will change in observance of the holiday, from December 31st, 2020 through January 4, 2021. For details, please visit the CME Group Holiday Calendar. Read More

Holiday Reminder – Christmas 2020

By | December 23, 2020

Friday, December 25th is Christmas Day. Trading times for many products will change in observance of the holiday, from December 24th through the 26th. For details, please visit the CME Group Holiday Calendar.

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Natural Gas Roll Date – January 2021

By | December 22, 2020

Tuesday, December 29th marks the Last Trade Date for the January 2021 Natural Gas futures contract. Active NG traders can roll to the February 2021 contract as early as Wednesday, December 23rd, before the open.Read More

Economic Uncertainties Surround Fed Meeting

By | December 15, 2020

At the conclusion of Wednesday’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) press conference with Fed Chair Jerome Powell, economists hope to have more answers than they do questions. At the moment, almost nothing is certain about this meeting other than the Federal funds rate remaining at 0.

Questions remain, such as how long the Federal Reserve will continue buying bonds and at what dollar value they will spend each month.Read More

Crude Oil Roll Date – January 2021

By | December 14, 2020

Monday, December 21st marks the last trade date for the January 2021 Crude Oil futures contract. Active CL traders can roll to the February 2021 contract as early as Wednesday, December 16th, before the open. Read More

Equity Index & Currency Futures Roll Date – December 2020

By | December 9, 2020

The last trade date for all currency futures falls on Monday, December 14th and the last trade date for the December Equity Index contracts, including ES, NQ, YM & RTY, falls on Friday, December 18th. Active currency & E-mini futures traders can roll to the succeeding contracts as early as Thursday, December 10th, before the open. Read More

November Jobs Report: Important Factors to Consider

By | December 3, 2020

As Covid-19 cases continue to rise, employment gains in the US continue to slow. The upcoming employment report for November estimates between 200K-610K new jobs created with the official number being announced tomorrow.

Under normal conditions, a consensus of 500K new jobs would be a great sign for the economy, but given the context, it is important to consider some other metrics when analyzing this report. Read More

Eurex Interest Rates Roll Date – December 2020

By | December 2, 2020

Tuesday, December 8th is the last trade date for Eurex Interest Rates. Traders can roll to the succeeding contract as early as Friday, December 4th, before the open. Read More

Holiday Reminder – Thanksgiving 2020

By | November 25, 2020

Thursday, November 26th is Thanksgiving Day. Trading times for many products will change in observance of the holiday, from November 25th through the 27th. For details, please visit the CME Group Holiday Calendar.

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Grains, Metals & Interest Rate Roll Date – December 2020

By | November 23, 2020

The first notice for December 2020 Metals, Agriculture & Interest Rate futures products falls on Monday, November 30th. Traders can roll to the succeeding contracts on Tuesday, November 24th, before the open. Read More