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Commodity

• A commodity is food, metal, or another physical substance that investors buy or sell, usually via futures contracts.

• Any bulk good traded on an exchange or in the cash market. Examples include metals, grains, and meats.

 
 Embedded terms in definition
 Buy
Cash market
Cash
Exchange
Futures contracts
Futures contract
Futures
Grains
Market
Sell
 
 Referenced Terms
 Actuals: The physical Commodity underlying a futures contract. Cash commodity, physical.Is the real or underlying asset for a derivative product or Commodity market.The cash Commodity as opposed to the futures contract. Also known as cash or the spot.

 Actuals: The physical Commodity underlying a futures contract. Cash commodity, physical.Is the real or underlying asset for a derivative product or Commodity market.The cash Commodity as opposed to the futures contract. Also known as cash or the spot.

 Actuals: The physical Commodity underlying a futures contract. Cash commodity, physical.Is the real or underlying asset for a derivative product or Commodity market.The cash Commodity as opposed to the futures contract. Also known as cash or the spot.

 Against actuals: Is a Commodity market transaction whereby futures are exchanged or transferred against a cash position.

 Alternative investments: Are usually investments other than mutual funds, certificates of deposit, or direct investments in equities and bonds. Some of these alternatives are: art, collectibles, commodities, Commodity funds, commodity pools, derivatives, foreign exchange, hedge funds, oil and gas, precious metals, and real estate ventures.

 
 Related Terms
 Cash commodity
Cash commodity or security
Commodity funds
Commodity month alphabetic symbols or codes
Commodity or commodities
Commodity pools
Commodity year color codes
Swap commodity

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