ok, so, they are using lingo I don't get, wtf is the deal here? NYMEX OIL, NATURAL GAS CONTRACTS REACH OPEN INTEREST RECORDS Something is about to break. Everyone has moved from one side of the boat, to the other. What happens next is anyone's guess. And this happens just as the CME announced it is expanding its daily lock limits for crude trading from $10 to $20 just for the day. We are speechless at this update as there is no possible way to describe this as reasonable risk management.