Commodity-based ETP Options

Introduction in 2007

In May 2007 the Cboe 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 ETPOptions Ticker SymbolDesignated Primary Marketmaker (DPM) at Cboe Cusip
PowerShares DB Agriculture FundDBAJane Street Specialists, LLC73936B408
PowerShares DB Base Metals FundDBBSusquehanna Investment Group73936B705
Powershares DB Commodity Index Tracking FundDBCSusquehanna Investment Group73935S105
PowerShares DB Energy FundDBEGroup One Trading, LP73936B101
PowerShares DB Oil FundDBOGroup One Trading, LP73936B507
PowerShares DB Precious Metals FundDBPJane Street Specialists, LLC73936B200
PowerShares DB Silver FundDBSSusquehanna Investment Group73963B309
PowerShares DB Gold FundDGLSusquehanna Investment Group73936B606
iShares GSCI Commodity-Indexed TrustGSGGroup One Trading, LP46428R107
United States Natural Gas FundUNGJane Street Specialists, LLC912318102
United States Oil FundUSOSusquehanna Investment Group91232N108

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