Chicago Futures Falloff

Fine, Jacob
July 2003
Bond Buyer;7/23/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31683, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that a safeguard built into the settlement procedure for the Chicago Board of Trade's (CBOT) municipal futures contract to reduce its price volatility miscarried the settlement reached in June 2003, potentially curtailing efforts of the CBOT to increase its trading volume. Final settlement price for the contract quoted by the CBOT; Basis of the contract's settlement value; Impact of the settlement on traders who had purchased contracts.


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