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Commodity Trading Advisor

An investment manager that focuses on long and short trading in the futures markets. The trades are often intraday trades. Sometimes referred to as **Managed Futures.

Commodity 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.



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Intracommodity spread

Intracommodity spread

Used in the context of futures trading to refer to a trader holding, buying, and selling contracts in the same commodity on the same exchange, but for different months.


Commodity Bundle

Commodity Bundle

One unit of the collection of the complete set of goods produced and sold in the world market.


Cash commodity

Cash commodity

The actual physical commodity, as distinguished from a futures contract.


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.


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