Lean hogs

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CME Group Lean Hogs are a cash-settled futures contract. The lean hog contract replaced the physically delivered live hog contract. Futures and futures options on lean hogs are based on a 40,000-pound contract, and are offered for trading both on through open outcry at CME Group and on the CME Globex electronic trading platform.

The contract months in the lean hog futures are February, April, May, June, July, August, October and December. The commodity symbol for the floor-traded hogs is LH, and for Globex-traded hogs, HE.

On December 4, 2006, CME launched options on live cattle and lean hogs futures traded on the CME Globex electronic trading platform.

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Also See

CME Group Lean Hogs for specifications as of December 27, 2007.

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