London Commodity Exchange
London Commodity ExchangeFormerly known as London Fox (London Futures and Options Exchange), the exchange was renamed London Commodity Exchange and was a futures and options exchange, dealing in soft commodities including cocoa, sugar, coffee, wheat, barley, potatoes and dry cargo freight futures that is, BIFFEX (Baltic International Freight Futures Exchange). BIFFEX was merged with the then London Fox in 1991.On 16th September 1996 the LCE merged with the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE) where trades of the merged company are guaranteed by the London Clearing House (LCH).
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 CommissionCommodity Futures Trading Commission
Created by the US Congress in 1974 to regulate exchange trading in futures. URL: http://www.cftc.gov
Commodity pricesCommodity prices
Usually means the prices of raw materials and primary products.
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 indicesCommodity 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.
Further SuggestionsThe Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System
London Commodity Exchange (LCE)
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
Commodity Research Bureau
Commodity futures contract
Export Commodity Control List
Commodity pattern of trade
Malaysia Commodity Exchange
Commodity backed bond
Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM)
Commodity Trading Advisor
Commodity Credit Corporation