Margin Restrictions and Additional Information

Posted margins valid up to 50 contracts (retail accounts only). The day trading margins on these contracts is $1,000 for 50 to 100 contracts. Trading more than 100 contracts requires additional margin.

Please note: If your account is on a margin call from the previous day’s close of business, day trading margins will not be available for the next day.

The margins listed on this page are for informational purposes only and are subject to change at any time without notice. Please consult your broker or our margin department if you need to verify the margin requirement.

Margins may differ according to your clearing firm. Please consult your broker to confirm the current margins for your account.

Margins - Indices
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
E-Mini SP ES CME $990
E-Mini Dow YM CBOT $990
E-Mini Russell 2000 RTY CME $990
E-Mini Nasdaq NQ CME $990
Micro ES (E-Mini S&P) MES CME $99
Micro YM (E-Mini Dow Jones) MYM CBOT $99
Micro E-Mini Russell M2K CME $99
Micro NQ (E-Mini Nasdaq) MNQ CME $99
Mini Dax FDXM EUREX $3,000
DAX FDAX EUREX $15,000
Euro STOXX FESX EUREX $1,200
Mini MIDCAP 400 EMD CME $90,000
Margins - Currencies
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
E-Micro AUD/USD M6A CME $50
E-Micro GBP/USD M6B CME $80
E-Micro Euro/USD M6E CME $75
E-Micro Japanese Yen/USD MJY CME $100
E-Micro Canadian Dollar/USD MCD CME $200
E-Micro USD/Swiss Franc M6S CME $300
E-Micro USD/Japanese Yen M6J CME $70
E-Micro USD/Canadian Dollar M6C CME $50
E-Micro Swiss Franc/USD MSF CME $200
E-Mini Yen J7 CME $400
E-Mini Euro E7 CME $400
Nikkei 225 Yen NIY CME $3,000
Nikkei 225 USD NKD CME $4,000
New Zealand Dollar 6N CME $1,600
Swiss Franc 6S CME $1,000
US Dollar Index DX NYBOT $500
Euro FX Currencies 6E CME $500
Japanese Yen 6J CME $900
Australian Dollar 6A CME $400
British Pound 6B CME $600
Canadian Dollar 6C CME $400
Margins - Energies
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Crude Oil CL NYMEX $1,900
Natural Gas NG NYMEX $2,000
Mini Crude Oil QM NYMEX $1,000
Mini Natural Gas QG NYMEX $500
RBOB Gasoline RB NYMEX $3,500
Heating Oil HO NYMEX $2,100
Margins - Financials
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Ultra 10 Yr Notes TN CBOT $500
5 Yr T-Note ZF CBOT $500
10 Yr T-Note ZN CBOT $1,000
2 Yr T-Note ZT CBOT $500
30 Yr T-Bonds ZB CBOT $1,500
Ultra Bonds UB CBOT $2,400
Euro Buxl FGBX EUREX $3,750
Euro Schatz FGBS EUREX $600
Euro Dollar GE CME $1,600
Euro Bobl FGBM EUREX $1,000
Euro Bund FGBL EUREX $1,200
Margins - Grains
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Soybean Oil ZL CBOT $450
Soybeans ZS CBOT $600
Soybean Meal ZM CBOT $500
Wheat ZW CBOT $500
Mini Soybeans XK CBOT $150
Mini Wheat XW CBOT $150
Oats ZO CBOT $500
Rough Rice ZR CBOT $750
Corn ZC CBOT $500
KC Wheat KET CBOT $500
Mini Corn XC CBOT $150
Margins - Meats
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Live Cattle LE CME $4,500
Feeder Cattle GF CME $5,000
Lean Hog HE CME $6,000
Margins - Metals
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Mini Gold QO COMEX $900
Micro Gold MGC COMEX $1,200
Silver 1K oz SIL COMEX $1,000
Palladium PA NYMEX $450,000
Platinum PL NYMEX $7,000
COMEX Gold GGC COMEX $1,837
COMEX miNY Copper QC COMEX $1,000
COMEX Silver GSI COMEX $1,837
Copper GHG COMEX $6,000
Margins - Softs
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Lumber LBS CME $4,500
Coffee KC NYBOT $1,000
Cotton CT NYBOT $500
Orange Juice OJ NYBOT $1,000
Sugar No. 11 SB NYBOT $500
Cocoa CO NYBOT $875
Margins - Indices
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
E-Mini SP ES CME $990
E-Mini Dow YM CBOT $990
E-Mini Russell 2000 RTY CME $990
E-Mini Nasdaq NQ CME $990
Micro ES (E-Mini S&P) MES CME $99
Micro YM (E-Mini Dow Jones) MYM CBOT $99
Micro E-Mini Russell M2K CME $99
Micro NQ (E-Mini Nasdaq) MNQ CME $99
Mini Dax FDXM EUREX $3,000
DAX FDAX EUREX $15,000
Euro STOXX FESX EUREX $1,200
Mini MIDCAP 400 EMD CME $90,000
Margins - Currencies
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
E-Micro AUD/USD M6A CME $50
E-Micro GBP/USD M6B CME $80
E-Micro Euro/USD M6E CME $75
E-Micro Japanese Yen/USD MJY CME $100
E-Micro Canadian Dollar/USD MCD CME $200
E-Micro USD/Swiss Franc M6S CME $300
E-Micro USD/Japanese Yen M6J CME $70
E-Micro USD/Canadian Dollar M6C CME $50
E-Micro Swiss Franc/USD MSF CME $200
E-Mini Yen J7 CME $400
E-Mini Euro E7 CME $400
Nikkei 225 Yen NIY CME $3,000
Nikkei 225 USD NKD CME $4,000
New Zealand Dollar 6N CME $1,600
Swiss Franc 6S CME $1,000
US Dollar Index DX NYBOT $500
Euro FX Currencies 6E CME $500
Japanese Yen 6J CME $900
Australian Dollar 6A CME $400
British Pound 6B CME $600
Canadian Dollar 6C CME $400
Margins - Energies
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Crude Oil CL NYMEX $1,900
Natural Gas NG NYMEX $2,000
Mini Crude Oil QM NYMEX $1,000
Mini Natural Gas QG NYMEX $500
RBOB Gasoline RB NYMEX $3,500
Heating Oil HO NYMEX $2,100
Margins - Financials
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Ultra 10 Yr Notes TN CBOT $500
5 Yr T-Note ZF CBOT $500
10 Yr T-Note ZN CBOT $1,000
2 Yr T-Note ZT CBOT $500
30 Yr T-Bonds ZB CBOT $1,500
Ultra Bonds UB CBOT $2,400
Euro Buxl FGBX EUREX $3,750
Euro Schatz FGBS EUREX $600
Euro Dollar GE CME $1,600
Euro Bobl FGBM EUREX $1,000
Euro Bund FGBL EUREX $1,200
Margins - Grains
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Soybean Oil ZL CBOT $450
Soybeans ZS CBOT $600
Soybean Meal ZM CBOT $500
Wheat ZW CBOT $500
Mini Soybeans ZK CBOT $150
Mini Wheat XW CBOT $150
Oats ZO CBOT $500
Rough Rice ZR CBOT $750
Corn ZC CBOT $500
KC Wheat KET CBOT $500
Mini Corn XC CBOT $150
Margins - Meats
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Live Cattle LE CME $4,500
Feeder Cattle GF CME $5,000
Lean Hog HE CME $6,000
Margins - Metals
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Mini Gold QO COMEX $900
Micro Gold MGC COMEX $1,200
Silver 1K oz SIL COMEX $1,000
Palladium PA NYMEX $450,000
Platinum PL NYMEX $7,000
COMEX Gold GGC COMEX $1,837
COMEX miNY Copper QC COMEX $1,000
COMEX Silver GSI COMEX $1,837
Copper GHG COMEX $6,000
Margins - Softs
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Lumber LBS NYBOT $4,500
Coffee KC NYBOT $1,000
Cotton CT NYBOT $500
Orange Juice OJ NYBOT $1,000
Sugar No. 11 SB NYBOT $500
Cocoa CO NYBOT $875
Margins - Indices
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
E-Mini SP ES CME $990
E-Mini Nasdaq NQ CME $990
E-Mini Russell 2000 RTY CME $500
E-Mini Dow YM CBOT $990
Micro ES (E-Mini S&P) MES CME $99
Micro NQ (E-Mini Nasdaq) MNQ CME $99
Micro E-Mini Russell M2K CME $99
Micro YM (E-Mini Dow Jones) MYM CBOT $99
Mini Dax FDXM EUREX $2,200
DAX FDAX EUREX $27,336
Euro STOXX FESX EUREX $1,100
Mini MIDCAP 400 EMD CME $18,700
Margins - Currencies
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
E-Micro AUD/USD M6A CME $198
E-Micro GBP/USD M6B CME $150
E-Micro Euro/USD M6E CME $180
E-Micro Japanese Yen/USD MJY CME $440
E-Micro Canadian Dollar/USD MCD CME $170
E-Micro USD/Swiss Franc M6S CME $495
E-Micro USD/Japanese Yen M6J CME $440
E-Micro USD/Canadian Dollar M6C CME $170
E-Micro Swiss Franc/USD MSF CME $495
E-Mini Yen J7 CME $2,200
E-Mini Euro E7 CME $1,252
Nikkei 225 Yen NIY CME $2,500
Nikkei 225 USD NKD CME $2,500
New Zealand Dollar 6N CME $1,045
Swiss Franc 6S CME $2,475
US Dollar Index DX NYBOT $1,000
Euro FX Currencies 6E CME $1,183
Japanese Yen 6J CME $2,200
Australian Dollar 6A CME $990
British Pound 6B CME $1,485
Canadian Dollar 6C CME $853
Margins - Energies
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Crude Oil CL NYMEX $4,593
Natural Gas NG NYMEX $2,000
Mini Crude Oil QM NYMEX $2,500
Mini Natural Gas QG NYMEX $1,568
RBOB Gasoline RB NYMEX $6,490
Heating Oil HO NYMEX $5,000
Margins - Financials
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Ultra 10 Yr Notes TN CBOT $3,520
5 Yr T-Note ZF CBOT $425
10 Yr T-Note ZN CBOT $740
2 Yr T-Note ZT CBOT $325
30 Yr T-Bonds ZB CBOT $4,015
Ultra Bonds UB CBOT $6,600
Euro Buxl FGBX EUREX $12,366
Euro Schatz FGBS EUREX $309
Euro Dollar GE CME $715
Euro Bobl FGBM EUREX $1,418
Euro Bund FGBL EUREX $850
Margins - Grains
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Soybean Oil ZL CBOT $500
Soybeans ZS CBOT $1,000
Soybean Meal ZM CBOT $900
Wheat ZW CBOT $800
Mini Soybeans XK CBOT $220
Mini Wheat XW CBOT $115
Oats ZO CBOT $715
Rough Rice ZR CBOT $1,694
Corn ZC CBOT $600
KC Wheat KET CBOT $700
Mini Corn XC CBOT $116
Margins - Meats
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Live Cattle LE CME $3,135
Feeder Cattle GF CME $5,346
Lean Hog HE CME $3,135
Margins - Metals
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Mini Gold QO COMEX $800
Micro Gold MGC COMEX $459
Silver 1K oz SIL COMEX $1,980
Palladium PA NYMEX $30,000
Platinum PL NYMEX $2,750
COMEX Gold GGC COMEX $4,593
COMEX miNY Copper QC COMEX $1,000
COMEX Silver GSI COMEX $6,600
Copper GHG COMEX $2,000
Margins - Softs
Contract Symbol Exchange Day Margin
Lumber LBS CME $2,500
Coffee KC NYBOT $1,300
Cotton CT NYBOT $800
Orange Juice OJ NYBOT $1,386
Sugar No. 11 SB NYBOT $700
Cocoa CO NYBOT $800

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