27.10.2008 - MGEX Board recommends trading exclusively electronically
From Commodities Now: After a long history of futures and options open outcry trading, MGEX (Minneapolis Grain Exchange or Exchange) is closing its trading pits effective December 19, 2008. The decision to make the transition to exclusively electronic trading was unanimously approved by the MGEX Board of Directors and is pending MGEX ownership approval. The Exchange's electronic trading operations on the CME Globex® electronic trading platform will remain unchanged. ..... Full Article: Source