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E-mini S&P Roll Date Approaches – How to Roll Over

March 9, 2017 is the official rollover date for E-mini futures. On that date, you can switch to the ES 06-17 (June 2017) contract. As of this moment, most traders are still trading the March contract, which currently has over 6x the volume compared to the 06-17 contract. Of course, the volume will transfer to […]

How to Roll over Your Futures Contracts

On Sep. 8, 2016, you will need to roll over your CME equity index futures contracts (including the E-mini S&P) to the next contract period, December 2016. In NinjaTrader, this period is listed as ES 12-16. The next roll date after this is December 8, 2016, at which time, the March 2017 contract will be […]

Contract Rollover is Thursday, December 12, 2013

Traders – for Thursday, December 12, 2013 you will need to roll over your CME Equity Index Futures contracts to the new quarterly contract month (March, 2014 aka 03-14 in NinjaTrader). Here’s how to do it: 1. Go to NinjaTrader’s Control Center > Tools > Instrument Manager… 2. For example, under name, type in “ES” […]

Contract Rollover is December 12 – How to Roll Over

When trading the E-mini S&P and other futures, you generally want to be trading the most liquid contract. On a March quarterly basis (March, June, September, December), contracts expire. See the CME page for the rollover and expiration dates. First, I’ll show you how to get the new E-mini S&P contract chart on your NinjaTrader […]

Dec. Contract Rollover on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012

If you trade CME Futures (like the E-Mini or the Euro currency), remember to roll over to the December 2012 contract contract this Thursday, September 13. In NinjaTrader, you will need to switch the contract from the current setting (probably “06-12”) to “12-12” in the Instrument Manager. If you need exact instructions, click here or […]

How To Roll Over Futures Contract – Today is the Day!

Just a reminder to adjust your charts because today is the rollover date for US Equity Index Futures. This applies to all E-Mini S&P traders, regardless of trading platform. John Paul has created the following How-To Contract Roll Over Video for NinjaTrader Users Here is the official guide for NinjaTrader 7: http://www.ninjatrader.com/support/helpGuides/nt7/index.html?rolling_over_a_futures_contrac.htm