Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Chicago Mercantile Exchange ( CME)
A futures exchange. American Banker Glossary
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A not-for-profit corporation owned by its members. Its primary functions are to provide a location for trading futures and options, collect and disseminate market information, maintain a clearing mechanism and enforce trading rules. The New York Times Financial Glossary
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Chicago Mercantile Exchange ( CME) is the largest futures exchange in the United States and the second largest exchange in the world for the trading of futures and options on futures. Founded in 1898 as a not-for-profit corporation, in November 2000 CME became the first U.S. financial exchange to demutualize and become a shareholder-owned corporation. Its futures and options on futures trade on CME's trading floors, on its GLOBEX electronic trading platform and through privately negotiated transactions. CME has four major product areas based on interest rates (including Eurodollar futures, the world's most actively traded futures contract), stock indexes (such as the ( S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100 futures), foreign exchange and commodities ( commodity). Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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Chicago Mercantile Exchange Chiˌcago ˈMercantile Exˌchange abbreviation CME noun
FINANCE an important US market for trading in futures, currencies, and livestock (= animals)

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Chicago Mercantile Exchange UK US noun STOCK MARKET
THE CME(Cf. ↑the CME)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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