CBOE Holdings Company Profile
CBOE Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an options exchange and creator of listed options in the United States. It offers marketplaces for trading options on various market indexes; futures on the VIX Index; options on the stocks of individual corporations comprising equity options; and options on other exchange-traded products that include ETP options, such as exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded notes. The company owns and operates CBOE primary options market, which offers trading for listed options through a single system that integrates electronic trading and traditional open outcry trading on its trading floor in Chicago; CFE, an all-electronic futures exchange, which offers futures on the VIX Index, as well as on other products; and C2, an all-electronic exchange that also offers trading for listed options. Its exchanges operate on its proprietary technology platform, known as CBOE Command. The company has a strategic relationship with S&P OPCO LLC; Frank Russell Company; NASDAQ, Inc.; MSCI; and S&P Dow Jones Indices. CBOE Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.