Using a hybrid trading platform that combines a state-of-the-art electronic system with an open-outcry trading floor in San Francisco, the NYSE Arca Options market offers an anonymous, flat, open market structure. Traders benefit from a range of sophisticated risk management tools and the market’s time priority model, which encourages market makers to provide investors with the best possible price. NYSE Arca is part of a dual market structure that combines access to Arca and American Options through a single integrated technology platform.

NYSE Arca options trades index options, equity options, ETF and ETN options, and FLEX and LEAPS.

NYSE Arca Options Resources

Technology FAQs »

These Frequently Asked Questions provide an overview of NYSE Options Technology.

Pre and Post Trade Risk Controls »

See the risk controls employed in the NYSE American Options and NYSE Arca Options markets.


CUBE offers electronic price improvement auctions for paired orders of any size matched through NYSE American.

Buttonwood Room for options markets »

The redesigned Buttonwood Room was specifically constructed to meet the needs of options traders.