Effective February 3, 2014, the processing and reporting of long dates for CME deliverable products will change. Firms holding long positions in Live Cattle or Lumber contracts will have a new requirement to begin reporting longs dates on the first intent date of the contracts. In addition, Deliveries Plus will be made available two business days prior to the first intent date to allow firms the ability to add their long dates earlier. Firms submitting long dates during this optional two day period may submit long dates until 8:00 pm CST. Beginning on the first intent date through the last intent date of the given contracts, long dates must be added or updated by 12:00 pm CST for Lumber and 5:00 pm CST for Live Cattle. Below is the February 2014 Live Cattle and March 2014 Lumber schedule:
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