Futures Trading Terms Glossary

ELECTRONIC TRADING HOURS

Welcome to the RJO Futures trading terms glossary. Within this glossary, you will find an expansive list of trading terms covering commodity, option, and futures trading terminology. Bookmark this section as a quick reference for definitions of trading terms as you browse the Internet and our site for more information on futures and options trading within the financial and commodities markets.

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Electronic Trading Hours×

AKA: ETH The U.S. after-hours markets during the evenings. Futures contracts trading during ETH do so on electronic trade matching platforms such as Chicago Board of Trade’s A/C/E, Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s GLOBEX, and New York Mercantile Exchange’s ACCESS.