Amendments to Rule 12.36 - with respect to the Payout Criteria, Reporting Level, and Speculative Position Limits for Weekly Crude Oil Futures contracts

77.062006

Pursuant to Commission Regulation §40.6(a), the HedgeStreet Rule and Instrument Committees have approved the re-listing of Weekly Crude Oil contracts, represented by the single rule referenced above. In addition, HedgeStreet is increasing the Settlement Value for such Contracts to $100. As a result of the increase in the Settlement Value amount, HedgeStreet is amending i) the Payout Criteria for the Contracts; and ii) both the reporting level and speculative position limits for these Contracts.

These rule amendments were made effective at the start of business on Tuesday, June 20, 2006. Click here to view the rule amendments.

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