Commodity Research Bureau

 

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Commodity Research Bureau

Produces a popular price index of 17 commodities which is often used to track inflationary trends in the economy.



Commodity Research Bureau

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Commodity indices

Commodity indices

Indices measuring the price and performance of physical commodities, often by the price of futures contracts for the commodities that are listed on commodity exchanges.


Commodity backed bond

Commodity backed bond

A bond with interest payments tied to the price of an underlying commodity.


Intercommodity spread

Intercommodity spread

In the commodities market, a spread consisting of a long position and a short position in different but related commodities for example, speculating that the price relationship between the two commodities will change, e.g., platinum and gold.


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 Credit Corporation

Commodity Credit Corporation

A US government-owned corporation established in 1933 to support prices through purchases of excess crops, to control supply through acreage reduction programs, and to devise export programs.


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