Commodity Market Futures & Options Terms & Definitions

Glossary of Futures Trading Terminology

This is the complete online glossary of commodity market terminology. Herein you will discover a vast wealth of information, futures and options terms and definitions .. from actuals to writer.

Click on any of the following market terms or phrases to see the definition:

A Actuals | arbitrage | at-the-market | at-the-money.
B Basis | basis grade | bear | bid | breaking | bulging | bull | buy on close | buy on opening.
C Call | cash commodity | cash delivery | cash market | CFTC | CTA | close | closing price | commission house | cover | cross hedge.
D-E Day orders | delivery | delivery month | delivery notice | differentials.
F-K Financial futures | fundamental analysis | futures contract | futures commission merchant | futures funds | hedge | in-the-money | index futures | intrinsic value.
L Limit | limit order | liquidation | local | long.
M-N Margin | margin call | mark-to-market | market order | nearby | net position.
O Offer | on opening | open contracts | open interest | open order | opening | options on futures | opening price | out-of-the-money.
P-Q Pit | point | position | premium | price limit | purchase and sale statement | put.
R Range | ratio hedging | reaction | round-turn | round-turn commission.
S Scalping | settlement price | short | speculator | spot commodity | spot price | spread | striking price.
T-Z Technical analysis | time value | volume of trading | writer.

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