Position limits

Position limits

Applies to derivative products. Maximum position available in any one future or option contract for a given institution. For "bona fide" futures hedgers, there are no position limits.

Position Limit

In futures on foreign exchange, the largest position (either long or short) that an investor is permitted by his/her employer to take.
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CME Group commends the Commission and staff of the CFTC for their efforts to respond to the more than 13,000 comment letters filed on the CFTC's position limits proposal.
The head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said the agency must "seriously consider" implementing position limits for energy contracts similar to what is in place in agricultural markets.
lt;strong>CFTC to move sharply on position limits in energy markets</strong>
is planning to introduce legislation that would subject all commodities to speculative position limits and compel foreign exchanges to share trading data and adopt U.
With Daley talking about a Chicago casino, with the horse racing tracks trying to get slot machines in Cook County, with the legislature disinclined to increase gaming position limits or lower taxes, the economics of the business could collapse.
One of the reasons that large investors may have used portfolio insurance strategies that rely on futures rather than options before October 19 is that there are position limits on the use of the options markets by large investors.
The Associations believe that the Position Limits Rule may adversely impact commodities markets and market participants, including end-users, by reducing liquidity and increasing price volatility.
airlines, today submitted public comments to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in support of the proposed rule on speculative position limits for certain energy contracts.
DIA will trade on a March expiration cycle with exercise and position limits of 300,000 contracts.
UltraShort MidCap400 ProShares options will open with strike prices of 45 - 60 (1 pt increments) and position limits of 7,500,000 shares.
ISE Semiconductors (BYT) will trade on a March expiration cycle with exercise and position limits of 24,000.
CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust options will open with strike prices of 78-88 (1 pt increments) and position limits of 2,500,000 shares.

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