Kansas City Board of Trade


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Kansas City Board of Trade (KCBT)

The U.S.-based futures and options exchange for no. 2 red wheat futures and, options, Value Line Index futures and Mini Value Line futures and options.
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Kansas City Board of Trade

A derivatives exchange based in Kansas City on which commodities, futures, and options are traded. Primarily, the exchange trades derivatives related to hard red winter wheat, which is a primary ingredient in bread and an important agricultural product in the area. Additionally, in 1982, the KCBT became the first exchange to offer an index futures on a stock exchange when it introduced Value Line futures. It was established in 1856 and is regulated by the CFTC.
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Kansas City Board of Trade

A commodities exchange chartered in 1876 that is primarily known for trading futures and options on hard red winter wheat, the primary ingredient in bread. The exchange also trades stock index futures and options on the Value Line Index, and in 1999 it commenced trading in ISDEX Internet stock index contracts.
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The MoKan Chapter of NAMA hosted an optional Ag Tour August 17, and over 40 people toured the Kansas City Board of Trade, SurGro, and Furbeck Farms.
Kansas City Board of Trade, Kansas City, Mo., Booth 203--Commodity futures exchange specializing in hard red winter wheat futures and options.
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Bob Petersen announces his resignation as president and CEO of the Kansas City Board of Trade. He had been with the KCBT for nearly four years, after serving for 20 years with the National Grain Trade Council.
Kansas City Board of Trade, Kansas City, Mo., Booth 103--Commodity futures exchange specializing in hard red winter wheat futures and options.
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