SPECIAL REPORT X
What factors are shaping the local and national 2014 grain harvest environment and what challenges could you be facing?
Please register to view
Name *
Company
Email *
Phone *

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 3548 3225 1774
Canadian Dollar (GLOBEX) CME 6C 1705 1705 853
Cocoa ICE CC-M 1430 1300 715
Coffee C ICE KC-M 2970 2700 1485
Corn CBOT ZC 990 900 495
Cotton ICE CT-M 1650 1500 825
Crude Oil (e-miNY) NYMEX QM 1760 1600 880
Crude Oil (NYMEX) NYMEX GCL 3520 3200 1760
Dollar Index ICE DX-M 1980 1800 990
E-mini Dow Jones CBOT YM 4235 3850 500
E-mini Gold CME QO 3300 3000 1650
E-Mini Copper CME QC 1512 1375 756
E-Mini NASDAQ 100 CME NQ 4400 4000 500
E-Mini S&P 500 CME ES 5225 4750 500
Euro FX CME 6E 3355 3050 1678
Feeder Cattle CME GF 3712 3375 3712
Gold COMEX GGC 6600 6000 3300
Hard Red Spring Wheat MGEX MWE 1560 1200 780
Heating Oil NYMEX GHO 4565 4150 2283
High Grade Copper COMEX GHG 3025 2750 1513
Japanese Yen CME 6J 4950 1800 2475
Kansas City Wheat KCBOT KE 990 900 495
Lean Hogs CME HE 1320 1200 1320
Live Cattle CME LE 1705 1550 853
Lumber CME LBS 1760 1400 880
Milk (Class III) CME DA 1430 600 715
Mini Corn CBOT XC 198 180 99
Mini Soybeans CBOT XS 528 480 264
Mini Wheat CBOT XW 220 200 110
Natural Gas NYMEX GNG 3135 2850 1568
Oats CBOT ZO 770 700 385
Orange Juice ICE OJ-M 2145 1950 1073
Rough Rice CBOT ZR 1045 950 523
Silver COMEX GSI 7150 6500 3575
Soybean Meal CBOT ZM 1980 1800 990
Soybean Oil CBOT ZL 908 825 454
Soybeans CBOT ZS 2640 2400 1320
Sugar #11 ICE SB-M 1540 1400 1127
Swiss Franc CME 6S 3630 1550 1815
Treasury Bonds CBOT ZB 4840 4400 2420
Treasury Note - 10 yr CBOT ZN 1595 1450 798
Treasury Note - 2 yr CBOT ZT 715 550 358
Treasury Note - 5 yr CBOT ZF 935 850 468
Wheat CBOT ZW 1100 1000 550