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Sec. 150.4 Limits on position and daily trading

in soybeans for future delivery. 150.5 Limits on position and daily trading

in eggs for future delivery. 150.10 Limits on position and daily trading

in potatoes for future delivery. AUTHORITY: The provisions of this Part 150 issued under sec. 4a, as amended by sec. 5, 49 Stat. 1492; 7 U.S.C. 6a. $ 150.1 Limits on position and daily

trading in grain for future delivery. The following limits on the amount of trading under contracts of sale of grain for future delivery on or subject to the rules of contract markets which may be done by any person are hereby proclaimed and fixed, to be in full force and effect on and after December 31, 1938:

(a) Position limits. (1) The limit on the maximum net long or net short position which any person may hold or control in any one grain on any one contract market, except as specifically authorized by paragraph (a) (2) of this section, is: 2,000,000 bushels in any one future or in all futures combined.

(2) To the extent that the net position held or controlled by any person in all futures combined in any one grain on any one contract market is shown to represent spreading in the same grain between markets, the limit on net position in all futures combined set forth in paragraph (a) (1) of this section may be exceeded on such contract market, but in no case shall the excess result in a net position of more than 3,000,000 bushels in all futures combined nor more than 2,000,000 bushels in any one future.

(b) Daily trading limits. (1) The limit on the maximum amount which any person may buy, and on the maximum amount which any person may sell, of any one grain on any one contract market during any one business day, except as specifically authorized by paragraph (b) (2) of this section, is: 2,000,000 bushels in any one future or in all futures combined.

(2) To the extent that purchases or sales of any one grain on any one contract market during any one business day made by any person are shown to represent spreading, or the closing of spreads, in the same grain between markets, the limit set forth in paragraph (b) (1) of this section may be exceeded on such contract market, but in no case shall the excess result in total purchases

of more than 3,000,000 bushels, or total sales of more than 3,000,000 bushels, and in no event shall such person's total purchases or total sales, during any one business day, in any one future exceed 2,000,000 bushels.

(c) Bona fide hedging. The foregoing limits upon position and upon daily trading shall not be construed to apply to bona fide hedging transactions as defined in section 4a (3) of the Commodity Exchange Act (sec. 4a(3), as added by sec. 5, 49 Stat. 1493; 7 U.S.C. 6a(3)).

(d) Manipulation; corners; responsibilitity of contract market. Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to affect any provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act relating to manipulation or corners, nor to relieve any contract market, or its governing board, from responsibility to prevent manipulation and corners under section 5(d) of the Commodity Exchange Act (sec. 5(d), 42 Stat. 1000, as amended; 7 U.S.C. 7(d)).

(e) Definitions. As used in this part. the word "grain” includes wheat, corn, oats, barley, and flaxseed, and the word “person” imports the plural or singular and includes individuals, associations, partnerships, corporations, and trusts.

(f) Application of limits. The foregoing limits upon positions and upon daily trading shall be construed to apply, respectively, to positions held by, and trading done by, two or more persons acting pursuant to an expressed or implied agreement or understanding, the same as if the positions were held by, or the trading were done by, a single individual. (13 F.R. 7860, Dec. 18, 1948, as amended at 27 F.R. 12367, Dec. 13, 1962] f 150.2 Limits on position and daily

trading in cotton for future delivery. The following limits on the amount of speculative trading under contracts of sale of cotton for future delivery, on or subject to the rules of any contract market, which may be done by any person, are hereby proclaimed and fixed, to be in full force and effect on and after September 5, 1940:

(a) Position limit. The limit on the maximum net long or net short position which any person may hold or control in cotton on any one contract market is 30,000 bales in any one future or in all futures combined.

(b) Daily trading limit. The limit on the maximum amount of cotton which any person may buy, and on the maximum amount which any person may sell, on any one contract market during any one business day is 30,000 bales in any one future,

(c) Bona fide hedging; straddles. The foregoing limits upon position and upon daily trading shall not be construed to apply to bona fide hedging transactions, as defined in section 4a(3) of the Commodity Exchange Act (sec. 4a (3), as added by sec. 5, 49 Stat. 1493; 7 U.S.C. 6a(3)), nor, except during the delivery month, to (1) net positions in any one future to the extent that they are shown to represent straddles between cotton futures or markets, or (2) purchases and sales of cotton which are shown to represent straddles or the closing of straddles between futures or markets.

(d) Manipulation; corners; responsibility of contract market. Nothing contained in this part shall be construed to affect any provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act relating to manipulation or corners, nor to relieve any contract market or its governing board from responsibility under section 5(d) of the Commodity Exchange Act (sec. 5(d), 42 Stat. 1000, as amended; 7 U.S.C. 7(d)) to prevent manipulation and corners.

(e) Definition. As used in this part, the word “person" imports the plural or singular and includes individuals, associations, partnerships, corporations, and trusts.

(f) Application of limits. The foregoing limits upon positions and upon daily trading shall be construed to apply, respectively, to positions held by, and trading done by, two or more persons acting pursuant to an expressed or implied agreement or understanding, the same as if the positions were held by, or the trading were done by, a single individual. (13 F.R. 7860, Dec. 18, 1948, as amended at 27 F.R. 12367, Dec. 13, 1962] $ 150.3 Limits on position and daily

trading in rye for future delivery. The following limits on the amount of trading under contracts of sale of rye for future delivery on or subject to the rules of any contract market, which may be done by any person, are hereby proclaimed and fixed, to be in full force and effect on and after December 3, 1945:

(a) Position limit. The limit on the

maximum net long or net short position which any person may hold or control in rye on or subject to the rules of any one contract market is 500,000 bushels in any one future or in all futures combined.

(b) Daily trading limit. The limit on the maximum amount of rye which any person may buy, and on the maximum amount which any person may sell, on or subject to the rules of any one contract market during any one business day is 500,000 bushels in any one future or in all futures combined.

(c) Bona fide hedging. The foregoing limits upon position and upon daily trading shall not be construed to apply to bona fide hedging transactions, as defined in section 4a(3) of the Commodity Exchange Act (sec. 4a(3), as added by sec. 5, 49 Stat. 1493; 7 U.S.C. 6a (3)).

(d) Manipulation; corners; responsibility of contract market. Nothing contained in this part shall be construed to affect any provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act relating to manipulation or corners, nor to relieve any contract market or its governing board from responsibility under section 5(d) of the Commodity Exchange Act (sec. 5 (d), 42 Stat. 1000, as amended; 7 U.S.C. 7(d)) to prevent manipulation and corners.

(e) Definition. As used in this part, the word “person" imports the plural or singular and includes individuals, associations, partnerships, corporations, and trusts.

(f) Application of limits. The foregoing limits upon positions and upon daily trading shall be construed to apply, respectively, to positions held by, and trading done by, two or more persons acting pursuant to an expressed or implied agreement or understanding, the same as if the positions were held by, or the trading were done by, a single individual. (13 F.R. 7861, Dec. 18, 1948, as amended at 27 F.R. 12367, Dec. 13, 1962) $ 150.4 Limits on position and daily

trading in soybeans for future de

livery. The following limits on the amount of trading under contracts of sale of soybeans for future delivery on or subject to the rules of any contract market, which may be done by any person, are hereby proclaimed and fixed, to be in full force and effect on and after October 1, 1951:

(a) Position limit. The limit on the maximum net long or net short position which any person may hold or control in soybeans on or subject to the rules of any one contract market is 2,000,000 bushels in any one future or in all futures combined.

(b) Daily trading limit. The limit on the maximum amount of soybeans which any person may buy, and on the maximum amount which any person may sell, on or subject to the rules of any one contract market during any one business day is 2,000,000 bushels in any one future or in all futures combined.

(c) Bona fide hedging. The foregoing limits upon position and upon daily trading shall not be construed to apply to bona fide hedging transactions, as defined in section 4a (3) of the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U. S. C. 6a (3)).

(d) Manipulation; corners; responsibility of contract market. Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to affect any provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act relating to manipulation or corners, nor to relieve any contract market or its governing board from responsibility under section 5 (d) of the Commodity Exchange Act (.7 U. S. C. 7 (d)) to prevent manipulation and corners.

(e) Definition. As used in this part, the word “person" imports the plural or singular and includes individuals, associations, partnerships, corporations, and trusts.

(f) Application of limits. The foregoing limits upon positions and upon daily trading shall be construed to apply, respectively, to positions held by, and trading done by, two or more persons acting pursuant to an expressed or implied agreement or understanding, the same as if the positions were held by, or the trading were done by, a single individual. (16 F.R. 8107, Aug. 16, 1951, as amended at 18 F.R. 7230, Nov. 14, 1962; 27 F.R. 12367, Dec. 13, 1962) $ 150.5 Limits on position and daily

trading in eggs for future delivery. The following limits on the amount of trading under contracts of sale of eggs for future delivery on or subject to the rules of any contract market, which may be done by any person, are hereby proclaimed and fixed, to be in full force and effect on and after October 1, 1951:

(a) Position limit. The limit on the maximum net long or net short position

which any person may hold or control in eggs on or subject to the rules of any one contract market is 150 carlots in any one future or in all futures combined.

(b) Daily trading limit. The limit on the maximum amount of eggs which any person may buy, and on the maximum amount which any person may sell, on or subject to the rules of any one contract market during any one business day is 150 carlots in any one future or in all futures combined.

(c) Bona fide hedging. The foregoing limits upon position and upon daily trading shall not be construed to apply to bona fide hedging transactions, as defined in section 4a (3) of the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U. S. C. 6a (3)).

NOTE: The Commodity Exchange Commission has interpreted this order as applicable to shell eggs only and not to frozen eggs.

(d) Manipulation; corners; responsibility of contract market. Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to affect any provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act relating to manipulation or corners, nor to relieve any contract market or its governing board from responsibility under section 5 (d) of the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. 7 (d)) to prevent manipulation and corners.

(e) Definition. As used in this part, the word "person" imports the plural or singular and includes individuals, associations, partnerships, corporations, and trusts.

(f) Application of limits. The foregoing limits upon positions and upon daily trading shall be construed to apply, respectively, to positions held by, and trading done by, two or more persons acting pursuant to an expressed or implied agreement or understanding, the same as if the positions were held by, or the trading were done by, a single individual. (16 F.R. 8106, Aug. 16, 1951, as amended at 26 F.R. 1357. Feb. 16, 1961; 27 F.R. 12367, Dec. 13, 1962; 34 F.R. 6777, Apr. 23, 1969] $ 150.10 Limits on position and daily

trading in potatoes for future deliv.

ery. The following limits on the amount of trading under contracts of sale of potatoes for future delivery on or subject to the rules of any contract market, which may be done by any person, are hereby proclaimed and fixed, to be in full force

and effect on and after November 27, 1964.

(a) Position limit. The limit on the maximum net long or net short position which any person may hold or control in potatoes on or subject to the rules of any one contract market is 300 carlots in any one future and 350 carlots in all futures combined: Provided, That no person may hold or control a net long or net short position in excess of (1) 150 carlots in the March potato future, (2) 150 carlots in the April potato future, or (3) 150 carlots in the May potato future.

(b) Daily trading limit. The limit on the maximum amount of potatoes which any person may buy, and on the maxi. mum amount which any person may sell, on or subject to the rules of any one contract market during any one business day is 300 carlots in any one future and 350 carlots in all futures combined: Provided, That no person may buy or sell during any one business day more than (1) 150 carlots in the March potato future, (2) 150 carlots in the April potato future, or (3) 150 carlots in the May potato future.

(c) Bona fide hedging. The foregoing limits upon position and upon daily trad

ing shall not be construed to apply to bona fide hedging transactions, as defined in section 4a(3) of the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. 6a(3)).

(d) Manipulation; corners; responsibility of contract market. Nothing contained herein shall be construed to affect any provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act relating to manipulation or corners, nor to relieve any contract market or its governing board from responsibility under section 5(d) of the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. 7(d)) to prevent manipulation and corners.

(e) Definition. As used in this part, the word “person" imports the plural or singular and includes individuals, associations, partnerships, corporations, and trusts.

(f) Application of limits. The foregoing limits upon positions and upon daily trading shall be construed to apply, respectively, to positions held by, and trading done by, two or more persons acting pursuant to an expressed or implied agreement or understanding, the same as if the positions were held by, or the trading were done by, & single individual. (29 F.R. 15571, Nov. 20, 1964)

CHAPTER 11-SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE

COMMISSION

Part
200 Organization; conduct and ethics; and information and requests.
201 Rules of practice.
202 Informal and other procedures.
203 Rules relating to investigations.
210

Form and content of financial statements, Securities Act of 1933, Securities

Exchange Act of 1934, Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935, and

Investment Company Act of 1940. 211 Interpretative releases relating to accounting matters (accounting series

releases). 230 General rules and regulations, Securities Act of 1933. 231 Interpretative releases relating to the Securities Act of 1933 and general

rules and regulations thereunder. 239 Forms prescribed under the Securities Act of 1933. 240 General rules and regulations, Securities Exchange Act of 1934. 241 Interpretative releases relating to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and

general rules and regulations thereunder. 249

Forms, Securities Exchange Act of 1934. 250 General rules and regulations, Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935. 251 Interpretative releases relating to the Public Utility Holding Company Act

of 1935 and general rules and regulations thereunder. 256 Uniform system of accounts for mutual service companies and subsidiary

service companies, Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935. 256a Regulation to govern preservation and destruction of records of mutual and

subsidiary service companies. 257 Uniform system of accounts for public utility holding companies, Public

Utility Holding Company Act of 1935. 259 Forms prescribed under the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935. 260 General rules and regulations, Trust Indenture Act of 1939. 261 Interpretative releases relating to the Trust Indenture Act of 1939 and general rules and regulations

thereunder. 269 Forms prescribed under the Trust Indenture Act of 1939. 270 Rules and regulations, Investment Company Act of 1940.

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