Commodity Trading Advisor
Commodity Trading AdvisorAn 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 AdvisorIn 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.
The Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding SystemThe Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System
Commonly known as Harmonized System. It isa a classification system devised by the Customs Cooperation Council to provide uniformity in tariff classification, trade statistics, and transport documentation among cooperating countries.
London Commodity Exchange (LCE)London Commodity Exchange (LCE)
Merged with the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange in 1996.
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.
Intracommodity spreadIntracommodity 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 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 SuggestionsLondon Commodity Exchange
Commodity backed bond
Export Commodity Control List
Commodity Credit Corporation
Commodity Research Bureau
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Commodity pattern of trade
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM)
Malaysia Commodity Exchange