Commodity backed bond
Commodity backed bondA bond with interest payments tied to the price of an underlying commodity.
Commodity backed bond
Could refer to any good, but in a trade context a commodity is usually a raw material or primary product that enters into international trade, such as metals (tin, manganese) or basic agricultural products (coffee, cocoa).
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
An agency created by the US Congress in 1974 to regulate exchange trading in futures.
Commodity (commodities)Commodity (commodities)
Basic raw materials and foodstuffs such as metals, petroleum, coffee, grain etc.Commodities are traded on a commodity exchange both by the companies that use them (e.g. chocolate manufacturers) and by speculators. Futures contracts allow commodity producers and commodity users to bring some predictability and stability to pricing. By buying futures contracts, they can hedge against underlying price changes in the commodity.In the USA the main ones are the Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Kansas City Board of Trade and Mid America Commodity Exchange.In the UK, commodities are traded on the London Metal Exchange, the International Petroleum Exchange and The London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange which incorporates the London Commodity Exchange.
Commodity Trading AdvisorCommodity Trading Advisor
In the US, an individual or firm who directly or indirectly advises others about buying or selling futures or futures options. Analyses, reports, or newsletters concerning futures may be issued by a CTA. They may also engage in placing trades for other people's accounts. CTAs are required to be registered with the CFTC and to belong to the NFA.
Commodity futures contractCommodity futures contract
An agreement to buy a specific amount of a commodity at a specified price on a particular date in the future, allowing a producer to guarantee the price of a product or raw material used in production.
Further SuggestionsCommodity pattern of trade
Export Commodity Control List
London Commodity Exchange
Commodity Research Bureau
The Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System
Commodity Trading Advisor
Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM)
Malaysia Commodity Exchange
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
London Commodity Exchange (LCE)
Commodity Credit Corporation