From the November 01, 2008 issue of Futures Magazine • Subscribe!

New for Traders

Exchanges

CME Group launched U.S. Midwest Domestic Hot-Rolled Coil steel futures contracts and expanded random length lumber futures and options on futures contracts and now offers them on CME Globex. www.cmegroup.com

The Intercontinental Exchange will launch ICE Millions, million currency unit versions of 12 existing foreign exchange futures contracts, in November. www.theice.com

MGEX made enhancements to its hard red spring wheat (HRSW) futures contract settlement process. www.mgex.com

NYSE Arca, Inc. launched the pilot phase of the Complex Order Book. The pilot will trade only QQQQ while NYSE Arca gathers performance information and customer feedback. www.nyse.com

Indexes

Russell Investments added 39 initial public offerings to the Russell Global Index. www.russell.com/indexes

Forex

FXCM now uses the Traiana NetLink retail ticket netting system www.fxcm.com .

GAIN is now a liquidity provider to FlexTrade Systems’ FlexFX platform. www.forex.com

ETFs

Invesco PowerShares now lists the PowerShares Emerging Markets Infrastructure Portfolio ETF. www.invescopowershares.com

Other

Interactive Brokers will begin its fourth annual IB Collegiate Trading Olympiad on Jan. 12, 2009. www.interactivebrokers.com

Mirus Futures now offers live streaming data from Eurex integrated with the Zen-Fire trading engine. www.mirusfutures.com

eSignal launched the FutureSource Ag Workstation. www.esignal.com

GL Trade now offers direct market access to the Indonesia Stock Exchange. www.gltrade.com

SoftCapital introduced a new trading tool, RadarLite. www.softcapital.com

Yorba TV added a blog section to the Yorba TV network. www.yorba.tv

Wave59 Technologies released Wave59 RT 3.0, a real time technical market analysis program. www.wave59.com

Actuarials Holdings LLC launched the Clipper, a standard manufacture derivative that structurally caps a gain or loss from an underlying asset to a clip limit amount. www.actuarials.com

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