Small Deals May Mean Big Changes

Lewis, Janet
July 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;7/31/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 30, p10
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the newest financial exchange sector, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, which could alter the landscape in equities, futures and credit derivatives. CBOE stated that it is partnering with 4 specialist firms to a launch a new cash equities exchange that will use the CBOE hybrid electronic and floor trading platform. The CBOE deal could be considered as a pre-emptive strike against the New York Stock Exchange's efforts to expand in the equity options market.


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