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New York Mercantile Exchange

New York Mercantile Exchange Definition

The New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) is the world's largest physical commodity futures exchange located in New York City. Its two principle divisions are the New York Mercantile Exchange and the New York Commodities Exchange (COMEX) which were once independent companies but are now merged.

The New York Mercantile Exchange handles billions of dollars worth of energy products, metals, and other commodities being bought and sold on the trading floor and the overnight electronic trading computer systems. The prices quoted for transactions on the exchange are the basis for prices that people pay for throughout the United States and the World.

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