• CL

    Crude Oil

    The world's most actively traded commodity is crude oil. Light Sweet Crude is delivered in Cushing, Oklahoma, which is also accessible to the international spot markets via pipelines. Because of their low sulfur content and relatively high yields of high-value products (such as heating oil, gasoline, diesel fuel and jet fuel), light, sweet crudes are preferred by refiners.

    CONTRACT SIZE 1,000 barrels
    EXCHANGE Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
    PRICE QUOTE USD price of 1 barrel
    TICKER SYMBOL CL
    DETAILS Contract specifications
  • RB

    RBOB Gasoline

    New York Harbor RBOB Gasoline conforms to industry standards for reformulated regular gasoline blendstock for blending with 10% denatured fuel ethanol (92% purity) as listed by the Colonial Pipeline for fungible F grade for sales in New York and New Jersey. RBOB is a wholesale non-oxygenated blendstock traded -at the New York Harbor barge market that is ready for the addition of 10% ethanol at the truck rack.

    CONTRACT SIZE 42,000 gallons
    EXCHANGE Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
    PRICE QUOTE USD price of 1 gallon
    TICKER SYMBOL RB
    DETAILS Contract specifications
  • HO

    Heating Oil

    Heating oil (also known as No. 2 fuel oil) accounts for about ¼ of the yield of a barrel of crude, the second largest "cut" after gasoline. Many companies in the energy industry, but also companies consuming a lot of energy products can use heating oil futures to hedge their price risk.

    CONTRACT SIZE 42,000 gallons
    EXCHANGE Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
    PRICE QUOTE USD price of 1 gallon
    TICKER SYMBOL HO
    DETAILS Contract specifications
  • NG

    Natural Gas

    Natural gas, accounting for almost a quarter of United States energy, is the second-highest volume futures contract in the world based on a physical commodity. Natural gas price is based on delivery at the Henry Hub in Louisiana.

    CONTRACT SIZE 10,000 mmBtu
    EXCHANGE Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
    PRICE QUOTE USD price of 1 mmBtu
    TICKER SYMBOL NG
    DETAILS Contract specifications