New York Futures Exchange - NYFE


DEFINITION of 'New York Futures Exchange - NYFE'

A former subsidiary of the New York Cotton Exchange (NYCE). The New York Futures Exchange traded options and futures on the NYSE Composite Index. The NYCE was acquired by the New York Board of Trade (NYBOT) in 2003.

BREAKING DOWN 'New York Futures Exchange - NYFE'

The NYCE joined the Coffee, Cocoa and Sugar Exchange in 1998, to form the New York Board of Trade (NYBOT). NYBOT was acquired in January, 2007 by IntercontinentalExchange (ICE), which changed NYBOT's name to ICE Futures.

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  1. Can mutual funds invest in options and futures?

    Mutual funds invest in not only stocks and fixed-income securities but also options and futures. There exists a separate ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. Can mutual funds invest in commodities?

    Mutual funds can invest in commodities. In fact, mutual funds may provide a better way for investors to gain exposure to ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. How do futures contracts roll over?

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  4. How does a forward contract differ from a call option?

    Forward contracts and call options are different financial instruments that allow two parties to purchase or sell assets ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. Why do companies enter into futures contracts?

    Different types of companies may enter into futures contracts for different purposes. The most common reason is to hedge ... Read Full Answer >>
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