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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