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Commodity exchange

Locked-in

Financial services; Commodity exchange

A hedged position that cannot be lifted without offsetting both sides of the hedge (spread). See Hedging. Also refers to being caught in a limit price move.

Minimum price contract

Financial services; Commodity exchange

A hybrid commercial forward contract for agricultural products which includes a provision guaranteeing the person making delivery a minimum price for the product. For agricultural commodities, these ...

Futures contract

Financial services; Commodity exchange

A legally binding agreement, made on the trading floor of a futures exchange, to buy or sell a commodity or financial instrument sometime in the future. Futures contracts are standardised according ...

Large traders

Financial services; Commodity exchange

A large trader is one who holds or controls a position in any one future or in any one option expiration series of a commodity on any one contract market equaling or exceeding the exchange or ...

Efficient market

Financial services; Commodity exchange

A market in which new information is immediately available to all investors and potential investors. A market in which all information is instantaneously assimilated and therefore has no distortions.

Position

Financial services; Commodity exchange

A market commitment. A buyer of a futures contract is said to have a long position and, conversely, a seller of futures contracts is said to have a short position.

Heavy

Financial services; Commodity exchange

A market in which prices are demonstrating either an inability to advance or a slight tendency to decline.

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