Contents and Commodities:
Except for the classic version, each deck consists of 74 cards with nine cards each of each different commodity, plus the Bull and Bear cards. The classic version only has seven commodities and 65 cards total. The types of specific commodities have varied over the various editions of the game. The differing values result in some lower-valued cards bringing fewer points if that market is cornered, but perhaps they are easier to get because more people are trying to collect higher-scoring cards.
The classic version had these cards with these 7 commodities and point values:
The modern version contains these 8 commodities with these values:
The 100th anniversary edition released in 2004 included a reproduction of the original edition as well as a brand new edition that featured 8 "modernized" commodities:
Older and Deluxe versions include a shiny orange or silver desk bell.