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Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)

The second largest futures exchange in the US, and a pioneer in the development of financial futures and options.
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Chicago Board of Trade

Established in 1848, it was the oldest options and futures exchange in the world when it ceased operations in 2007 after being acquired by and merged into the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
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Despite these fears, average daily trading volume in the CBOT corn, soybean, and wheat contracts doubled between September 2005 when non-convergence first appeared and September 2008 when non-convergence was at its worst.
Large speculators took a net long position in CBOT corn futures and options, reversing course after taking a bearish short bet two weeks ago for the first time since the summer of 2010, regulatory data released on Friday showed.
Beginning, May 20 for trade date May 21, customers will have expanded access to CBOT ethanol, corn, soybeans, wheat, soybean meal, and soybean oil futures and options on CME Globex as follows:
Three months earlier, the June figure for corn stocks also came in above the range of trade expectations, triggering an even bigger sell-off in CBOT corn.
German analyst Thomas Godt writes that funds bought up to 20,000 contracts on the CBOT on Thursday, an unusually high amount.
I've worked on two large deals in the past two years: CME's acquisitions of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and the N.Y.
(CBOT), has been granted the status of Recognised Body within the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).
CME is the world's largest futures exchange, controlling more than 85 per cent of US futures and options-on-futures volume after its July takeover of CBOT Holdings.
The trial will begin in January.* Regulators approved the Chicago Mercantile Exchange's proposed $10.1 billion acquisition of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), America's oldest futures exchange.
The CBOT is mulling offers from its Windy City rival, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), as well as from electronic upstart Intercontinental Exchange (ICE).