Futures and Market Trends

Corn futures are CFTC-regulated, exchange-traded contracts on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and are one of the top 5 most-commonly traded commodity futures. Corn is the most widely grown crop across the United States, and corn futures contracts are the most active market in grains and oilseeds.

  • Exchange Symbol ZC=F
  • Last 453.250
  • Change -3.500 (-0.77%)
  • Volume 159,860
as of June 22 2024, 12:36pm CST

Market Overview


Considering trading feeder cattle futures? Here’s what you need to know.

Exchange Chicago Mercantile Exchange, FC
Contract Size 5,000 bushels
Tick Size & Value (minimum) $.25, $12.50 per contract
Trading Times 8PM EST to 2:20PM EST the following day @ Globex
Principle Trading Months March, May, July, September & December