CME EAFE Futs as ER2 sequel ?

Discussion in 'Index Futures' started by local_crusher, Dec 19, 2007.

  1. Anyone already trading the eMini EAFE futs ?

    Hot... Hot... Hot...

    I think they have the potential to replace the ER2 as a higher vola vehicle (respective ES).

    IMO the ER2 will simply die/dry up next summer.
  2. Nope


    I don't see any real liquidity in the December or March contracts. Am I missing something?
  3. Yep, me too.

    No liquidity.

    5 x 5 with almost a 2pt spread.

    the MSCI EAFE is a major index - 1.5TRILLION USD of indexable in theory it shoould be a wonderful contract.

    In practice, right now, it's frankly not tradeable.
  4. of course not liquid yet.

    however the first time for months that the Merc introduces a promising vehicle
    to replace the ER2.

    another possibility I would suggest would be to reduce the ES min price movement/tick size.

    (or bring on the big spooz. however, this will never happen)
  5. EMD has the potential to replace ER2, just need to get volume up from 25K to over 100K a day.. Come August, if all retail ER2 day traders moved to EMD that would probably increase volume massively.

    The ranges on EMD are only a bit less than ER2 and both trade at $10 a tick.