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Chicago Mercantile Exchange CME

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The CME is the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

This exchange is often just referred to as 'The Merc.' It was founded in 1898 as the Chicago Butter and Egg Board.

Previously an NFP organization, the CME demutualized in 2000 and went public in 2002 to be traded on the NYSE under the symbol CME.

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