A continuous auction market in which participants buy and sell commodities contracts for delivery on a specified future date. Trading is carried on through open outcry and hand signals in a trading pit or ring.
A market on which futures contracts are bought and sold. Various exchanges specialise in certain types of Futures contracts. For example, the New York Mercantile Exchange handles trades in oil products, while corn, oats and soybeans are traded on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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a market in which futures contracts for certain commodities are agreed.
A market where the future price of a commodity is based on current prices, extended out over future months of delivery. Anticipated supply and demand will cause price movements.
a centralized place of exchange for such buyers and sellers from all over the world who meet and enter into futures contracts
A trade center for quoting prices on contracts for the delivery of a specified quantity of a commodity at a specified time and place in the future.
Market in contracts to delivery certain amounts of goods at a preset future date are traded.- up - Capital Gain:Increase in value as a result of speculative process in securities, property or other business, generally in a situation of considerable demand and relatively rigid supply.
A commodity exchange where futures contracts are traded. Different exchanges specialize in specific types of commodities.
Electronic market through which buyers and sellers trade contracts on commodities and raw materials. Futures contracts are available for a variety of delivery months. Futures markets are used as a risk management tool or as a speculative venture. (See 'EYCI').
Market where contracts for future delivery are transacted.
Arrangement through a contract for the delivery of a commodity at a future time and at a price specified at the time of purchase. The price is based on an auction or market basis. Standardized, exchange-traded, and government regulated hedging mechanism.
A commodity exchange where futures contracts are traded. See: Futures Contract; Spot Market
A market in which contracts for future delivery of a commodity or a security are bought or sold.
Commodity exchange where futures contracts are traded. Different exchanges tend to specialize in particular kinds of contracts. The contract is an agreement, with standardized terms and conditions, to buy or sell an underlying instrument at a certain future time for a certain price. These exchanges also provide mechanisms that give the involved parties a guarantee for contract performance.
A market in which standardized contracts for the future delivery of commodities or financial instruments are traded.
An auction market in which participants buy and sell commodity/future contracts for delivery on a specified future date. Trading is carried on through open yelling and hand signals in a trading pit.
A formal exchange that trades contracts for the delivery of a specific type of oil in future months. Only a very small volume results in physical delivery, and in some markets, there is only cash settlement. The presence of a clearinghouse and regular daily margin payments on all positions ensures the financial integrity of the operation at all times. The market is open to all participants.