Chicago Trading Company

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CTC Trading Group, L.L.C. (dba Chicago Trading Company)
Founded 1995
Headquarters Chicago
Employees 400
Products Market making

Chicago Trading Company (CTC) is a proprietary market-making firm with floor and electronic operations in the derivatives market. They provide pricing and liquidity on all U.S. derivatives exchanges.[1] CTC trades a range of asset classes, including equities, interest rates and commodities.[2]

The firm is a member of the Principal Traders Group, an affiliate of the Futures Industry Association.[3]


Chicago Trading Company was founded in 1995.

Products and Services[edit]

Chicago Trading Company is a DPM, specialist or primary market maker on the following exchanges; Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the American Stock Exchange (AMEX), the CME Group including the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) as well as Eurex, International Securities Exchange (ISE), Boston Options Exchange (BOX) and OneChicago. CTC is also known as a lead market maker (LMM) for all the major equity index options listed at the CBOE.

CTC is also responsible for the following markets:

Key People[edit]


  1. About Us. CTC website.
  2. Firm Overview. CTC.
  3. Membership. Futures Industry Association.