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Friday was last day for fabled New York "outcry" commodity trading

Monday, January 2, 2017 - 05:50

Traders working in the oil options pit on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange (Nymex).

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IT'S the end of an era and another sign of digital dominance: Friday was the final day screaming, gesturing traders can buy and sell commodities, including oil, on a trading floor in New York.

The death knell for "open outcry" trading in New York came in April when the CME

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