Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)

Definition:

The second largest futures exchange in the US, and a pioneer in the development of financial futures and options. CBOT merged with Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) in July 2007 and is now operated as a unit of the CME group.

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