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Introduction to Agricultural Options
AN INTRODUCTION TO FUTURES AND OPTIONS

The Birth of Futures

In the Beginning
In the mid-1840s, Chicago began to emerge as the market center for farmers in neighboring states. At harvest time, farmers converged on the city to sell their...

ICE U.S. DOLLAR INDEX® (USDX)

IntercontinentalExchange® (ICE®) is the world’s centralized price discovery point for the U.S. Dollar Index (USDX®). The ICE USDX futures contract is a recognized currency benchmark for traders, analysts and economists worldwide.

The U.S....

SUGAR NO. 11® AND SUGAR NO. 16

IntercontinentalExchange® (ICE®) became the center of global trading in “soft” commodities with i ts acquisi t ion of the New York Board of Trade (NYBOT) in 2007. Now known as ICE Futures U.S®, the exchange offers futures and options on futures...

FROZEN CONCENTRATED ORANGE JUICE

IntercontinentalExchange® (ICE®) became the center of global trading in “soft” commodities with its acquisition of the New York Board of Trade (NYBOT) in 2007. Now known as ICE Futures U.S.®, the exchange offers futures and options on futures on...

ICE CRUDE OIL

IntercontinentalExchange® (ICE®) became a cente r for global petroleum risk management and trading with its acquisition of the International Petroleum Exchange® (IPE®) in June 2001, which is today known as ICE Futures Europe®. IPE was established...

Cotton No. 2®

IntercontinentalExchange® (ICE®) became the center of global tradingin “soft” commodities with its acquisition of the New York Board of Trade (NYBOT) in 2007. Now known as ICE Futures U.S®, the exchange offers futures and options on futures on...

Coffee

IntercontinentalExchange® (ICE®) became the center of global trading in “soft” commodities with its acquisition of the New York Board of Trade (NYBOT) in 2007. Now known as ICE Futures U.S®, the exchange offers futures and options on futures on...

Cocoa

IntercontinentalExchange® (ICE®) became the center of global trading in “soft” c o m m o d i t i e s w i t h i t s acquisition of the New York Board of Trade (NYBOT) in 2007. Now known as ICE Futures U.S®, the exchange offers futures and options...

Canola

IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) became the center of global canola trading with its acquisition of the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange in 2007.

Canola seed (formerly rapeseed) futures began trading in Winnipeg...

ENERGY COMPLEX

What Do Futures Do for the Energy Markets?

Futures contracts trade in standardized units in a highly visible, extremely competitive, continuous open auction. To do this effectively, the underlying market must meet three...

NEW YORKMERCANTILE EXCHANGE METALS COMPLEX

The New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. is the largest physical commodity futures exchange in the world. Its suite of metals futures and options contracts are cleared financial instruments that allow market participants to mitigate price risk in a...

Random Length Lumber Futures & Options Brochure

Cash lumber prices are unpredictable and volatile. Supplies can be constrained due to mill closings, environmental policies and other factors. Demand...

Crude Oil, Natural Gas, Heating Oil and RBOB Gasoline E-mini Futures Fact Card
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Grain and Oilseed Futures and Options

Grains and Oilseeds are renewable resources with continuously fluctuating global supplies, largely determined by crop production cycles, weather and...

Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI) Futures and Options Fact Card
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Lean Hog Fact Card
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Cattle Futures & Options Fact Card

Live Cattle and Feeder Cattle futures and options serve commodity producers and users seeking risk management and hedging tools, alongside funds and...

Platinum and Palladium Futures and Options
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Copper Futures and Options
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