WHAT are gold futures?

Gold futures are based on the precious metal, gold, and are listed as a contract on one of the most widely traded commodity products, offering traders diversifying opportunities in their portfolio.

WHY would you want to trade Gold futures?

  1. Gold is the most watched and diverse commodity in the world.
  2. Plays a role of a "fiat currency" during times of economic stress.
  3. Allows traders to take a position to hedge or profit in a way other commodities cannot. 

HOW DO you trade gold futures?

Precious metals such as gold, silver, platinum and palladium are used to manage risk or to serve as a safe haven for capital during times of financial uncertainty.  There are hedging opportunities and ways to manage risk around supply and demand for both industrial and commercial uses.

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Gold GCE

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Volume
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CONTRACT SPECIFICATIONS
Contract Month
G,J,M,Q,V,Z (Feb, April, June, Aug, Oct, Dec)
Trading Hours
Sunday – Friday 5:00pm – 4:00pm CT with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 4:00pm CT
Product
Gold
Contract Size
100 troy ounces
Trading Venue
CME offers electronic trading almost 24/6
Minimum Tick
$0.10 per troy ounce
Product Symbol
GC
Dollar Value of One Tick
$10.00 U.S. Dollars
Options Available
Quarterly, Serial, Monthly, Weekly
Notional Value
CONTRACT SPECIFICATIONS
Product Name
Gold
Options Expirations
Serial and Weekly
Options Symbol
Serial - OG
Weekly - OG1-OG5
Trading Venue
Globex
Trading Hours
Sunday – Friday 5:00pm – 4:00pm CT with a 60-minute break each day beginning at 4:00pm CT
Type Of Expiration
American
Minimum Tick Size
$0.10 per troy ounce

PRODUCT OVERVIEW


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ALERTS


1/17/2018 7:04:00 PM CT

Gold down 1%


1/17/2018 7:04:00 PM CT

Silver down 1%


1/17/2018 2:00:00 PM CT

Silver down 1%


1/16/2018 4:20:00 AM CT

Copper down 1%


1/16/2018 3:19:00 AM CT

Silver down 1%


1/12/2018 12:31:00 PM CT

Gold up 1%


1/11/2018 10:38:00 PM CT

Silver up 1%


Source: Redsky Markets

FUTURES CALENDAR


Jan 31
First Notice
Gold
GCG8
Feb 01
First Delivery
Gold
GCG8
Feb 26
Last Trade
Gold
GCG8

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