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Started:April 27th, 2015 (08:48 PM) by randomengineer Views / Replies:368 / 1
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When are new options contract dates issued?

Old April 27th, 2015, 08:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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When are new options contract dates issued?

So presently, IEF has options expiring in May and June, then not again until September, December, etc. I assume the calendar is determined by the level of activity on a particular option.

How can I figure out when July contracts will be issued? I'm interested not just in IEF, but generally how to determine when new dates become available? I want to mark my calendar so I can swap out the option for one further out in time once it becomes available.

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