Product Overview

What are E-mini Dow ($5) futures?

The Dow Jones Index is a price weighted index that tracks 30 of the largest companies in leading sectors of the US Economy and serves as an indicator of the health of the US stock market.  This is a futures contract that allows market participants to gain exposure on all 30 listed companies by trading a single contract.

Why would you want to trade E-mini Dow ($5) futures?

  1. Offers traders capital efficiencies vs. ETF products.
  2. Ability to short the index without stock loans or variable fees.
  3. Allows traders stock exposure and growth opportunities in a price weighted index that offers almost 24 hour trading.

How do you trade E-mini Dow ($5) futures?

Equity Index futures are “futures contracts” on equity indices. They are cash settled contracts and the majority have quarterly expiration dates scheduled for the months of March, June, September, and December.

With a single transaction, investors can use equity index futures products to manage risk or seek profits based on whether they think the stock market will rise or fall.  

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Contract Specifications

Contract Month

H, M U, Z (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)

Trading Hours

Sunday – Friday 5:00pm – 4:00pm CT with a trading halt from 3:15pm – 3:30pm CT
Daily Maintenance period Monday - Thursday 4:00pm - 5:00pm


E-mini Dow ($5)

Contract Size

$5 X Dow Jones Industrial Average (“DJIA”)

Trading Venue

CME offers electronic trading almost 24/6

Minimum Tick

1.00 index points

Product Symbol


Dollar Value of One Tick

$5.00 U.S. Dollars

Exchange Rulebook


Settlement Procedures

Settlement Procedures

Price Limit or Circuit

Price Limits

Settlement Method

Financially Settled

Options Available

Quarterly, Serial, Weekly

Termination of Trading

Trading can occur up to 9:30 a.m. ET on the 3rd Friday of the contract month BTIC trading terminates at 4:00 p.m. ET on the Thursday before the 3rd Friday of contract month

Contract Specifications

Product Name

Options Expirations

Options Symbol

Trading Venue

Trading Hours

Sunday – Friday 5:00pm – 4:00pm CT with a trading halt from 3:15pm – 3:30pm CT; Daily Maintenance period Monday - Thursday 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Type Of Expiration

Minimum Tick Size

E-mini Dow ($5) YM Price

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Futures Calendar

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