Please be aware that there is an email going around that is alluding to the PFG Bankruptcy that is claiming because of the US Government shutdown you may or may not be on a list in which the court would compensate you for stress and inconvenience.
To the credit of the National Futures Association, they sent out an announcement regarding these fraudulent emails. Here is the NFA announcement
Please note that for the holidays of Columbus and Veteran's day for 2013 there are currently no scheduled trading halts or abbreviated trading hours for the futures exchanges of the CME Group or ICE USA.
With the rise of computer crime it is essential to protect yourself from hacking, viruses, malware and cyber theft. No one likes to spend a whole day having to re-install software or deal with software problems. That said, we at Back Bay Futures thought it would be important to inform you on steps you can use to protect yourself.
Labor Day Trading Hours For U.S. Commodity Futures
Monday September 2, 2013 is Labor Day. Most US futures trading markets are closed though there will be some limited electronic trading for trade date of September 3 in various markets. Here is a list of futures markets by category and exchange that have early closes along with closures and re-open times for Labor day Weekend.
PFGBEST Customers Should Expect another distribution says Trustee
PFGBEST Chapter 7 Trustee, Ira Bodenstein has submitted a Status report as of August 8, 2013. The Trustee has created a laundry list of all the items he has been working on that have caused the delays in distributions.
Disclaimer: Trading in commodity interests is a challenging opportunity which involves considerable risk. Commodity Interests include; Futures, options, cash currencies, swap transactions, and other leveraged transaction products. The valuation of futures, options, cash currencies and other leveraged transaction products may fluctuate and as a result clients may lose more than the amount originally invested and may also have to pay more later. Therefore, before deciding to participate you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience and risk appetite. Most importantly, do not invest money you cannot afford to lose. Consulting with your investment counselor, attorney or accountant as to the appropriateness of an investment in margin trading and leverage transaction products is recommended. Please note when investing in managed accounts, past performance is not indicative of future results. Back Bay Futures is a registered branch office of Back Bay FX Services, LLC - NFA member (0388617).