Physical commoditySee: Commodity
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.
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.
London Commodity Exchange (LCE)London Commodity Exchange (LCE)
Merged with the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange in 1996.
Commodity BundleCommodity Bundle
One unit of the collection of the complete set of goods produced and sold in the world market.
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.
Further SuggestionsCommodity paper
Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM)
Export Commodity Control List
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Commodity Research Bureau
Commodity Credit Corporation
London Commodity Exchange
Malaysia Commodity Exchange
Commodity Trading Advisor
Commodity futures contract
Commodity pattern of trade
Commodity backed bond
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)