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).
Commodity backed bondCommodity backed bond
A bond with interest payments tied to the price of an underlying commodity.
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 Research BureauCommodity Research Bureau
Produces a popular price index of 17 commodities which is often used to track inflationary trends in the economy.
Export Commodity Control ListExport Commodity Control List
A listing administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce of items requiring validated export licenses for shipment to some or all countries.
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.
Further SuggestionsCommodity prices
Commodity futures contract
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
London Commodity Exchange (LCE)
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
Commodity pattern of trade
The Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System
Malaysia Commodity Exchange
Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM)
Commodity Trading Advisor
Commodity Credit Corporation