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Abbr | Exchange |
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CBOT | Chicago Board of Trade - Division of CME Group |

CME | Chicago Mercantile Exchange |

CMX | COMEX Division - New York Mercantile Exchange Division of CME Group |

NYBOT | New York Board of Trade |

KCBT | Kansas City Board of Trade |

MGE | Minneapolis Grain Exchange |

MATIF | ParisBourse SA |

SFE | Sydney Futures Exchange |

NYM | NYMEX Division - New York Mercantile Exchange Division of CME Group |

LIFFE | London Int'l Financial Futures Exchange |

EUREX | Eurex |

ICE | Int'l Commodity Exchange |

Code | Month |
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F | January |

G | February |

H | March |

J | April |

K | May |

M | June |

N | July |

Q | August |

U | September |

V | October |

X | November |

Z | December |

Sym | Futures Contract | Exch | Futures Delivery Months | Min Tick | Unit Move |
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Currencies | |||||

6A | Australian Dollar | CME | H,M,U,Z | 0.01 | $1000 |

6B | British Pound | CME | H,M,U,Z | 0.01 | $625 |

6C | Canadian Dollar | CME | H,M,U,Z | 0.01 | 1000 |

DX | US Dollar Index | ICE | H,M,U,Z | 0.01 | 1000 |

6E | EuroFx | CME | H,M,U,Z | 0.01 | 1250 |

6J | Japanese Yen | CME | H,M,U,Z | 0.01 | 1250 |

6S | Swiss Franc | CME | H,M,U,Z | 0.01 | 1250 |

Energies | |||||

CL | Crude Oil | NYM | F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z | 0.01 | 1000 |

HO | NY Harbor ULSD/Heating Oil | NYM | F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z | 0.01 | 420 |

NG | Natural Gas | NYM | F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z | 0.001 | 10,000 |

RB | RBOB Gasoline | NYM | F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z | 0.01 | 420 |

ITCO | Brent Crude | ICE | F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z | 0.01 | 1000 |

Grains & Soy Complex | |||||

ZL | Soybean Oil | CBOT | F,H,K,N,Q,U,V,Z | 0.01 | 600 |

ZC | Corn | CBOT | F,H,K,N,U,X,Z | 1/4 | 50 |

KE | Kansas City Wheat | KCBT | H,K,N,U,Z | 1/4 | 50 |

MW | Minneapolis Wheat | MGE | H,K,N,U,Z | 1/4 | 50 |

ZO | Oats | CBOT | H,K,N,U,Z | 1/4 | 50 |

ZS | Soybeans | CBOT | F,H,K,N,Q,U,X | 1/4 | 50 |

ZM | Soybean Meal | CBOT | F,H,K,N,Q,U,V,Z | 0.1 | 100 |

ZW | Wheat | CBOT | H,K,N,U,Z | 1/4 | 50 |

Stock Indices | |||||

DJ | Dow Jones Industrials | CBOT | H,M,U,Z | 1 | 10 |

KV | Value Line (Discontinued) | KCBT | H,M,U,Z | 0.05 | 250 |

MV | Value Line (Mini) | KCBT | H,M,U,Z | 0.05 | 100 |

ND | Nasdaq-100 | CME | H,M,U,Z | 0.25 | 100 |

RL | Russell 2000 (Discontinued) | CME | H,M,U,Z | 0.05 | 500 |

SP | S & P 500 | CME | H,M,U,Z | 0.05 | 250 |

YU | NYSE Composite (Discontinued) | NYFE | H,M,U,Z | 0.05 | 500 |

Interest Rates | |||||

ED | Eurodollars | CME | H,M,U,Z | 0.005 | 2500 |

ZF | 5-Yr T-Notes | CBOT | H,M,U,Z | 1/64 | 1000 |

ZT | 2-Yr T-Notes | CBOT | H,M,U,Z | 1/128 | 2000 |

ZN | 10-Yr T-Notes | CBOT | H,M,U,Z | 1/64 | 1000 |

ZB | 30-Yr T-Bonds | CBOT | H,M,U,Z | 1/32 | 1000 |

Meats | |||||

FC | Feeder Cattle | CME | F,H,J,K,Q,U,V,X | 0.025 | 500 |

LC | Live Cattle | CME | G,J,M,Q,V,Z | 0.025 | 400 |

HE | Lean Hogs | CME | G,J,K,M,N,Q,V,Z | 0.025 | 400 |

DA | Milk Class III | CME | F,G,H,J,K,M,N,Q,U,V,X,Z | 0.01 | 2000 |

Metals | |||||

GC | Gold | CMX | G,J,M,Q,V,Z | 0.1 | 100 |

HG | Copper | CMX | H,K,N,U,Z | 0.05 | 250 |

PL | Platinum | NYM | F,J,N,V | 0.1 | 50 |

SI | Silver | CMX | H,K,N,U,Z | 0.005 | 50 |

Softs & Fibers | |||||

RR | Rice | CBOT | F,H,K,N,U,X | 1/2 | 100 |

CC | Cocoa | ICE | H,K,N,U,Z | 1 | 10 |

CT | Cotton | ICE | H,K,N,V,Z | 0.01 | 500 |

KC | Coffee | ICE | H,K,N,U,Z | 0.05 | 375 |

LB | Lumber | CME | F,H,K,N,U,X | 0.1 | 110 |

JO | Orange Juice | ICE | F,H,K,N,U,X | 0.05 | 150 |

SB | Sugar #11 | ICE | H,K,N,V | 0.01 | 1120 |