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Editor: Eric C. Chaffee
Univ. of Toledo College of Law

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

CME, Nymex in Merger Talks

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the world's largest market for derivatives trading, and the New York Mercantile Exchange, a leader in energy and metals trading, are in talks about a $11 billion merger.  CME would acquire Nymex for a combination of cash and stock for an estimated price of $119 per share.  NYTimes, Commodities Markets in New York and Chicago Discuss Merger ; WSJ, CME-Nymex: Good Deal?

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