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Crude Oil 4 Year MidCurve Options Contract Specs

    Contract specifications of the Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures contract (WTI Crude Oil) (Chapter: 200; Commodity Code: CL) are amended commencing with the January 2019 contract month and beyond. Please see NYMEX Rulebook Chapter 200 for more details.

Contract Unit 1,000 barrels
Minimum Price Fluctuation $0.01 per barrel
Price Quotation 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: LM4
CME ClearPort: LM4
Clearing: LM4
Listed Contracts Monthly contracts listed in the June and Dec serials 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 years out
Termination Of Trading Trading terminates on the 3rd business day before the last trade date of the underlying (June & Dec) contract months.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 468
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols Listing
Strike Price Listing Procedures  Strike Price Listing Procedures Table
Exercise Style American
Settlement Method Deliverable
Underlying Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures

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