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30yr Treasury Bond

Educational Resources For Trading Futures & Options

The following information provides basic contract specifications for crude oil futures contracts.  Please feel free to contact us via Phone, Live Chat, or Email for any further inquiries.

Educational Resources For Trading Futures & Options

The 30-year US Treasury Bond was introduced by the CBOT in 1975 to provide a tool to hedge the actual cost of money.  Interest rate futures provide any individual the ability to hedge their risk accordingly with a fixed-income security.  There is one contract denomination available for trade:


  • US has a face value at maturity of $100,000 or multiple thereof.
    The minimum price fluctuation is ½ of 1/32 ($15.625 per contract).
    Options are quoted in 1/64ths.

Maximum Daily Price Fluctuation is No Limits.

Contract Expiration:  Request Free Demo to gain access to our web-based trading platform.  From within the web-based platform you will have access to view complete contract specifications, including First Notice and Last Trading day.

Margin requirements are subject to change, and are required for open futures positions.

The 30-year US T-bond is available for trade on CME and the CBOT.  Open outcry trading is available from 5:20AM PT through 12:00PM PT.  Electronic trading is conducted from 3:30PM PT through 2:00PM PT the next day.

Trading example:  If you purchase 1 contract of US at 126-150 and the next day it moves to 126-270, you have a profit of $375.  Inversely, if the price dropped to 126-020 the next day, you would have a loss of $375.

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This information is from sources believed to be reliable, but Expo Futures will not be held responsible for either its accuracy or completeness. Please note that all times posted are in Pacific Standard Time and are subject to change.
For information on a particular contract not listed, please feel free to contact us.

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