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By Michael J. McFarlin |
October 1, 2010
Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) is set to launch C2 Options Exchange (C2), a new electronic options exchange, in late October that will feature a maker-taker pricing model
By Christine Birkner |
October 1, 2010
The battle for order flow among options exchanges is in full swing
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