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Daily Crude Oil Options Contract Specs

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Contract Unit A Daily Crude Oil Put Option traded on the Exchange represents the cash difference between the strike price and the settlement price of the first nearby settlement price of Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures multiplied by 1,000 barrels, or zero, whichever is greater. A Daily Crude Oil Call Option traded on the Exchange represents the cash difference between the settlement price of the first nearby settlement price of Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures and the strike price multiplied by 1,000 barrels, or zero, whichever is greater.
Minimum Price Fluctuation $0.01 per barrel
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per barrel.
Trading Hours Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 5:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. CT)
Product Code CME Globex: ICD
CME ClearPort: CD
Clearing: CD
Listed Contracts Daily contract listed for 1 day.
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates  at the close of the business day that it was initially listed on..
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 833
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols Listing
Strike Price Listing Procedures Strike Price Listing and Exercise Procedures Table
Exercise Style European
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Underlying Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures

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