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COMMODITY SYMBOLS

Commodity futures contracts are quoted with symbols. Commodity quotes have three parts. The 1 or 2 character Contract symbol, the one character Month symbol, and the last digit of the year in which the contract expires. The reference guide below will familiarize you with the commodity symbols so that you learn how to read futures and options prices. 

Example: March 2009 30 Year T-Bond Futures (USH9)

US - 30 Year T-Bond, H - March, 9 - 2009

COMMODITY MONTH SYMBOLS
What are the commodity month symbols?

MONTH

SYMBOL

MONTH

SYMBOL

MONTH

SYMBOL

January

F

May

K

September

U

February

G

June

M

October

V

March

H

July

N

November

X

April

J

August

Q

December

Z

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COMMODITY CONTRACT SYMBOLS
What are the commodity futures contract symbols?

CONTRACT

SYMBOL

CONTRACT

SYMBOL

CONTRACT

SYMBOL

T-NOTES & T-BONDS

CURRENCIES

INDICES

2 Year T-Note

TU

U.S. Dollar Index

DX

S&P 500 Index

SP

5 Year T-Note

FV

Euro FX

EC

Nasdaq 100

ND

10 Year T-Note

TY

British Pound

BP

Dow Industrials

DJ

30 Year T-Bond

US

Japanese Yen

JY

   
   

Canadian Dollar

CD

   
   

Swiss Franc

SF

   
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