News from the Trade Desk

Direct updates on critical contract expirations, roll dates & more

Rates to Remain Unchanged Ahead of FOMC Meeting

By | May 2, 2018

Federal Reserve

May’s Federal Open Market Committee Meeting concludes today at 2:00 pm et. With the recent run of positive economic data a more hawkish tone can be expected as the Feds demonstrate confidence in inflation growth.Read More

Metals & Agriculture Futures Roll Date Alert

By | April 26, 2018

The first notice for Grains & Metals May contracts falls on Monday, April 30th. Traders can roll to the succeeding contract on April 27th, before the open. Read More

Important Contract Info – Henry Hub Natural Gas Futures

By | April 24, 2018

Thursday, April 26th marks the last trade date for the May 2018 Natural Gas Futures contract. Traders can roll to the June 2018 contract on Tuesday, April 24th. Read More

ADP – U.S. Adds 241K Jobs in March

By | April 5, 2018

The U.S. employment market remains strong as it heads for its 3rd consecutive month of gains.

After February’s solid showing of 313K new job additions, economists suggested the market could be hard pressed for a strong March to follow suit. However, according to payroll processor, ADP, March produced a total of 241K private sector jobs, beating expectations of 205K – 210K.Read More

Holiday Reminder – Good Friday

By | March 29, 2018

Friday, March 30th is Good Friday. Trading times for many products will change in observance of the holiday. For details, please visit the CME Group Holiday Calendar.Read More

Gold Futures Traders Roll Date Alert!

By | March 26, 2018

Thursday, March 29th marks the first notice for the April Gold Futures Contract. Traders can roll to the May contract before the open on Tuesday, March 27th. Read More

Henry Hub Natural Gas Futures Roll Date

By | March 22, 2018

Natural Gas traders can roll to the May contract as early as Friday, March 23rd. The last trade date for April’s contract falls on Tuesday, March 27th. Read More

Futures Flat as They Brace for FOMC Meeting

By | March 20, 2018

The Index Futures markets opened relatively flat on Tuesday as investors remain on the sidelines ahead of tomorrow’s newly appointed Fed Chair, Jerome Powell’s, first FOMC meeting.Read More

Attention Crude Oil Futures Traders!

By | March 15, 2018

The last trade date for April Crude Oil Futures is Tuesday, March 20th. Traders can roll to the May contract on Thursday, March 16th. Read More

Attention Currency Futures Traders

By | March 13, 2018

The last trade date for all currency futures falls on Monday, March 19. Active currency futures traders can roll their instruments to the next contract as early Thursday, March 15th. Read More