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Gulf Coast ULSD (Argus) Crack Spread Futures Contract Specs

Contract Unit 1,000 U.S. barrels
Price Quotation U.S. dollars and cents per barrel
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. New York time/ET (5:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m. CT)
CME ClearPort: Sunday - Friday 6:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. New York time/ET (5:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Chicago Time/CT) with a 45-minute break each day beginning at 5:15 p.m. (4:15 p.m. CT)
Minimum Price Fluctuation $0.01 per barrel
Product Code CME Globex: CF
CME ClearPort: CF
Clearing: CF
Listed Contracts 36 consecutive calendar months
Settlement Method Financially Settled
Floating Price The Floating Price for each contract month is equal to the arithmetic average of the of the high and low quotations from Argus Media U.S. Gulf Coast ULSD (pipeline) minus the NYMEX Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures first nearby contract month settlement price for each business day that both are determined during the contract month.
For purposes of determining the Floating Price, the U.S. Gulf Coast ULSD pipeline mean will be converted each day to U.S. dollars and cents per barrel, rounded to the nearest cent.
Termination Of Trading Trading shall cease on the last business day of the contract month.
Position Limits NYMEX Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook NYMEX 571
Block Minimum Block Minimum Thresholds
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