NYMEX Mulls Offering An Independent Feed Along With New Home

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The New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) has begun to look into the costs and benefits of building its own ticker plant and broadcasting its data independently of its fellow Commodity Exchange Center Inc. (CEC) members' data. NYMEX this year pulled out of a CEC project to build new headquarters in New York.

The exchange's feed plans add to a growing belief in the exchange community that NYMEX is in the process of cutting its ties to the CEC, which consolidates NYMEX's and the four other membe