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30 Year T-Bond Futures Margins

(Minimum Exchange Requirements)

   
Speculative Account - A speculator in the 30 Year T-Bond futures market is an individual who trades in the futures markets with the objective of achieving profits through the successful anticipation of price movements. The speculator usually does not have a cash position in the bonds market.  

      
Initial: $4,320 (The initial margin is the amount of money that needs to be in the account to initiate a trade in the 30 Year T-Bond futures market.)  

    
Maintenance: $3,200 (The maintenance margin is the minimum equity that must be maintained in the account. If the equity drops below the maintenance margin, a deposit must be made to bring the account back up to the initial margin.)  

    
Hedge / Member Account - A hedger in the 30 Year T-Bond futures market is an individual who uses the futures market to offset price risk in his portfolio.  

        
Initial: $3,200 (The initial margin is the amount of money that needs to be in the account to initiate a trade in the 30 Year T-Bond futures market.)

Maintenance: $3,200 (The maintenance margin is the minimum equity that must be maintained in the account. If the equity drops below the maintenance margin, a deposit must be made to bring the account back up to the initial margin.)

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