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Roll Over CME Futures in NinjaTrader 8 Instructions

June 11, 2020 is rollover day for the E-mini S&P 500 (ES) and other popular CME Group equity index futures. If you don’t know what that means, you need to switch from the ES 06-20 to ES 09-20 on June 11, 2020 or soon after because the actual expiration day of the ES 06-20 contract […]

Futures Rollover & Holiday Trading Reminders

Today is E-mini roll over day. This means that the official time has come to switch over from the December, 2018 contract (ES 12-18 in NinjaTrader) to the March, 2019 contract (ES 03-19). Some traders prefer to wait until the majority of the volume transitions into the new contract period. At the time of posting […]

Reminder: Roll Over Your CME Futures Contracts

Do you trade CME U.S. futures/indexes like the E-mini S&P 500? Well, it’s time to roll over your contracts again! The official rollover date is Sep. 13, 2018. You may have seen the reminder when starting up NinjaTrader earlier today. The NinjaTrader platform requires that you manually roll over your contracts. Fortunately, the steps are […]

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 […]