The NYSE Amex market blends customer priority and size pro-rata allocation with the benefit of an open outcry trading floor in New York to offer traders deep liquidity across listed option contracts. The market also offers CUBE, an electronic price improvement auction system for paired orders of any size. NYSE Amex is part of a dual market structure that combines access to Amex and Arca options through a single integrated technology platform.
Through a dual options market structure, traders and brokers have access to two of the leading U.S. options exchanges through a single technology platform. The NYSE Amex Options pro-rata, customer priority model encourages deep liquidity, while the NYSE Arca Options price-time priority model provides enhanced throughput and encourages market makers to provide investors with the best possible price. Both markets offer choice and flexibility that comes from a mixture of electronic trading and open outcry interaction.Learn More
PRE- AND POST-TRADE RISK CONTROLS
See the risk controls employed in the NYSE Amex Options and NYSE Arca Options markets.
CUBE: ELECTRONIC PRICE IMPROVEMENT AUCTION
See how CUBE offers electronic price improvement auctions for paired orders of any size matched through NYSE Amex.
BUTTONWOOD ROOM FOR OPTIONS MARKETS
The redesigned Buttonwood Room was specifically constructed to meet the needs of options traders.
BINARY RETURN DERIVATIVE OPTIONS(ByRDs)
ByRDs are "binary" options with a per-contract fixed return amount of $100. Although they share many features of standard listed options, ByRDs are significantly different in terms of settlement process and profit / loss characteristics.