In the Futures calendar window you will see the day of the month on which the rollover will take place:
- If the rollover date lies within the time range between the predefined days and the contract expiration date, then the corresponding cell will be highlighted in red:
- If the expiration date lies in the past, then the corresponding cell will be highlighted in light red:
- If the futures have already been rolled over to the next contract, then the corresponding cell will be highlighted in green:
- For CME instruments, expiry with the most Volume settlements will be marked by yellow (in case you haven't set it yet for the selected instrument). With this data, the user may easily switch to the most popular expiry:
By clicking on the symbol you will call up the exact instrument details from Instrument Escort. From here you can adjust the expiry. More information about the rollover can be found in the section: Futures contract rollover.
In case you are looking for a specific contract, please enter the symbol name in the search field and click the Search button
For Futures, you may adjust some additional settings. Check the Show Rollover Alert checkbox if you wish to be shown the futures calendar window (see below) upon starting up TradersYard X - it will appear if one of the major futures is n days before its rollover. The dialog window will open where the cursor is positioned.