• Addition of Contract Months and Calendar Spreads for Lean Hogs on Thursday, May 15, 2008 and Sunday, May 18, 2008

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      • Q2008-076
      • Notice Date
      • 17 April 2008
      • Effective Date
      • 15 May 2008
      This notice addresses two changes affecting Lean Hogs futures contracts, per the following:
      Two Additional Contract Listings
      Withthe expiration of the May 2008 Lean Hog futures contract on May 14, 2008, CME Group will list two additional futures contracts on May 15, 2008, for trading on both the trading floor and CME Globex®. This will bring the total number of listings to eleven (11) from nine. The contract listings that will be available for trading on Thursday, May 15, 2008 are:
      June 2008
      July 2008
      August 2008                                                               
      October 2008                              
      December 2008
      February 2009
      April 2009
      May 2009
      June 2009
      July 2009
      August 2009                               
      Expanded Calendar Month Listings
      As a result of the expanded Lean Hog futures contract listings, beginning Sunday, May 18, 2008 (trade date May 19), CME Group will also list all possible calendar spread combinations among all eleven listed months on CME Globex. This means that all listed contract months between June 2008 and August 2009 can be traded on CME Globex.  As contracts roll, a new contract will be listed for trading after the most deferred current listing, and the corresponding calendar spreads will be eligible for trading.