The oldest futures exchange in the United States; established in 1848. The exchange lists agricultural commodity futures such as corn, oats and soybeans, in addition to financial instruments, e.g., Treasury Bond, Treasury Notes.
The oldest commodity exchange in the United States; established in 1886. The exchange lists agricultural commodity futures such as corn, oats and soybeans, in addition to more recent innovations as GNMA mortgages and the NASDAQ 100 Index.
A government licensed futures exchange that provides grain and oilseed futures contracts (as well as financial futures) for its members to trade. The CBT is the oldest futures exchange in the world, being active since the 1850s.
The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) , established in 1848, is the world's oldest futures and options exchange. More than 50 different options and futures contracts are traded by over 3,600 CBOT members through open outcry and e Trading. Volumes at the exchange in 2003 were a record breaking 454 million contracts.