S&P 500 futures are one of the most liquid, efficient and cost-effective means for the S&P 500 Index. S&P 500 tracks 500 of the largest companies in the US economy. It is a key indicator of the health of the economy and the market.
S&P 500 provides deep liquidity, leverage and nearly 24-hour access.
|Contract Size||$50 x S&P 500 Index|
|Minimum Tick||0.25 index points|
|Dollar Value of One Tick||$12.50 U.S. Dollars|
|Trading Hours||Sunday – Friday 5:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. CT with a trading halt from 3:15p.m. – 3:30p.m. CT; Daily Maintenance period Monday – Thursday 4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.|
|Contract Months||Nearest five months in the quarterly cycle (Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec)|
|Options Available||Quarterly, Monthly, Weekly (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)|