SPECIAL REPORT X
What factors are shaping the local and national 2014 grain harvest environment and what challenges could you be facing?
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Margin Requirements

Below are the exchange minimum margin requirements for select contracts. Day trading margins are generally much lower than the posted margins. Please note that the margin requirements are subject to change without notice.

Futures Contract Exchange Symbol Initial Margin Maintenance Margin Day Trade Margin
Australian Dollar (GLOBEX) CME 6A 1980 1800 990
British Pound (GLOBEX) CME 6B 2420 2200 1210
Canadian Dollar (GLOBEX) CME 6C 1595 1800 1595
Cocoa ICE CC-M 1430 1344 715
Coffee C ICE KC-M 3135 2850 1568
Corn CBOT ZC 1155 1050 3135
Cotton ICE CT-M 1320 1200 1320
Crude Oil (e-miNY) NYMEX QM 1870 1700 1870
Crude Oil (NYMEX) NYMEX GCL 3740 3400 1870
Dollar Index ICE DX-M 2200 1700 1100
E-mini Dow Jones CBOT YM 3575 3250 500
E-mini Gold CME QO 1591 2250 796
E-Mini Copper CME QC 1265 1500 633
E-Mini NASDAQ 100 CME NQ 3960 3600 500
E-Mini S&P 500 CME ES 4620 4200 500
Euro FX CME 6E 3685 3350 1843
Feeder Cattle CME GF 3712 3375 1312
Gold COMEX GGC 4950 4500 2475
Hard Red Spring Wheat MGEX MWE 1755 1350 878
Heating Oil NYMEX GHO 4620 4200 2310
High Grade Copper COMEX GHG 2530 2300 1265
Japanese Yen CME 6J 2970 1800 1485
Kansas City Wheat KCBOT KE 1540 1400 770
Lean Hogs CME HE 1320 1200 1320
Live Cattle CME LE 1980 1800 1980
Lumber CME LBS 1760 1400 880
Milk (Class III) CME DA 1100 600 550
Mini Corn CBOT XC 231 210 116
Mini Soybeans CBOT XS 572 520 286
Mini Wheat CBOT XW 308 280 154
Natural Gas NYMEX GNG 1815 1650 908
Oats CBOT ZO 660 600 330
Orange Juice ICE OJ-M 2089 1899 105
Rough Rice CBOT ZR 1100 1000 550
Silver COMEX GSI 5280 4800 5280
Soybean Meal CBOT ZM 2475 2250 1238
Soybean Oil CBOT ZL 825 750 413
Soybeans CBOT ZS 2860 2600 1430
Sugar #11 ICE SB-M 1602 1456 801
Swiss Franc CME 6S 3960 1800 1980
Treasury Bonds CBOT ZB 4015 3650 2008
Treasury Note - 10 yr CBOT ZN 1375 1250 688
Treasury Note - 2 yr CBOT ZT 715 550 358
Treasury Note - 5 yr CBOT ZF 880 800 440
Wheat CBOT ZW 1540 1400 770