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New York City (NYC) Commodity Exchanges
(Wholly owned by CME Group as of August 2008)
One North End Ave., World Financial Center
New York, NY 10282-1101
Tel: (212) 299-2000
Key Statistics for CME Group
New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc., founded in 1871, is the world's largest
physical commodity futures exchange and the preeminent trading forum for
energy and precious metals. Futures and options contracts traded by Exchange
include: crude oil, gasoline, heating oil, natural gas, electricity, gold,
silver, copper, aluminum, and platinum; futures contracts for coal, propane,
and palladium; and options contracts on the price differentials between
crude oil and gasoline, crude oil and heating oil, and various futures
contract months (calendar spreads) for light, sweet crude; Brent crude
oil; gasoline; heating oil; and natural gas.
On August 22, 2008, NYMEX Holdings Inc. merged into CMEG NY Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of CME Group.
ICE Futures U.S.
(formerly known as the New York Board of Trade)
One North End Avenue
New York, NY 10282
Tel: (212) 748-4000
In 1998, the union of the Coffee, Sugar & Cocoa Exchange, Inc. (CSCE - founded in 1882) and the New York Cotton Exchange (NYCE - founded in 1870) created the New York Board of Trade (NYBOT). NYBOT traded coffee, cocoa, sugar, frozen concentrate orange juice, and a variety of currency futures and options: Euro-based currency pairs; U.S. dollar-paired currency pairs. Other key cross-rate currency contracts; U.S. Dollar Index (USDX). In January 2005, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) acquired NYBOT, which is known today as ICE Futures U.S.