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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

Silver has attracted man’s interest for thousands of years.  In ancient times, silver deposits were plentiful on or near the earth’s surface.  Relics of ancient civilizations, include jewelry, religious artifacts, and food vessels formed from the durable, malleable metal.  Today, silver is sought as a valuable practical industrial commodity, and as an appealing investment.  There are two contract denominations available for trade:


  • SI trades in units of 5,000 troy ounces.
    The minimum price fluctuation is $0.005 (0.5¢) per troy ounce ($25.00 per contract).
  • QI  (mini silver) trades in units of 2,500 troy ounces.
    The minimum price fluctuation is $0.0125 per troy ounce ($31.25 per contract).

Maximum Daily Price Fluctuation is $0.25 per ounce.

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.

Both Silver futures contracts available for trading on the CME Globex trading platform, and the Chicago Board of Trade.  Open outcry is conducted from 5:20AM PT until 10:00AM PT.  Electronic trading is conducted from 3:00PM PT until 2:15PM PT, with only a 45 minute break each day.

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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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