Commodity-based ETF Options

 
 
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Introduction in 2007

In May 2007 the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) launched trading of listed options on eleven exchange-traded funds that often hold futures contracts to gain commodity exposure:

Press Release - May 8, 2007

Name of ETF
Options Ticker Symbol
Designated Primary Marketmaker (DPM) at CBOE
Cusip
PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund
DBA
Jane Street Specialists, LLC
73936B408
PowerShares DB Base Metals Fund
DBB
Susquehanna Investment Group
73936B705
Powershares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund
DBC
Susquehanna Investment Group
73935S105
PowerShares DB Energy Fund
DBE
Group One Trading, LP
73936B101
PowerShares DB Oil Fund
DBO
Group One Trading, LP
73936B507
PowerShares DB Precious Metals Fund
DBP
Jane Street Specialists, LLC
73936B200
PowerShares DB Silver Fund
DBS
Susquehanna Investment Group
73963B309
PowerShares DB Gold Fund
DGL
Susquehanna Investment Group
73936B606
iShares GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust
GSG
Group One Trading, LP
46428R107
United States Natural Gas Fund
UNG
Jane Street Specialists, LLC
912318102
United States Oil Fund
USO
Susquehanna Investment Group
91232N108
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