CME Group's vast and liquid family of option contracts on futures can help you diversify your portfolio while helping to mitigate your downside risk. This introductory guide will walk you through the basic fundamentals, strategy and vocabulary of our options markets, providing a solid base of knowledge that will make you well-prepared to tackle these opportunities.
Options are available across all major asset classes, including on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate. Our introductory guide includes a listing of the most active options contracts traded on futures at CME Group. This listing is not exhaustive of all options products, but is a good representation of the types of options that CME Group offers.
In addition, our Options on Futures Guide covers everything you need to understand and utilize these contracts:
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CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. The company is comprised of four Designated Contract Markets (DCMs). Further information on each exchange's rules and product listings can be found by clicking on the links to CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX.