Contract discussions are rumbling on
- India: New Futures & Options Contracts Offer Hedging Opportunities. // Emerging Markets Monitor;4/7/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p8
The article reports on the plans made by the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) to roll out India's first commodity index futures and options in 2008. According to the exchange's Managing Director P. H. Ravikumar, the options will give traders a chance to speculate on future...
- Discussion: Allen B. Paul. Paul, Allen B. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Dec77, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p996
Comments on articles which focused on commodity futures markets, published in the December 1977 issue of 'American Journal of Agricultural Economics.' Information on futures exchanges in less developed countries; Benefits posed by commodity options to farm products.
- Back to the futures. Dunkley, Clare // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;6/23/2006, Vol. 50 Issue 25, p8
The article focuses on the Dubai Mercantile Exchange, the first commodities exchange in the Middle East, which is due to open for business by the end of 2006. The first and flagship contract of the exchange will be a sour crude futures tool physically backed by Omani oil, produced by Petroleum...
- soft commodity. // International Dictionary of Finance, 4th Edition;2003, p247
A definition for the term soft commodity is presented. It refers to a term applied to most commodities other than metals, but chiefly referring to agricultural products such as tea, coffee, sugar and wheat, and to raised products such as wool, hides and skins.
- commodity future. // Bloomsbury Business Library - Business & Management Dictionary;2007, p1686
A definition of the term "commodity future" is presented. It refers to a contract to buy or sell a commodity at a predetermined price and on a particular delivery date.
- When Commodities Are Not An Option. Fernandez, Tommy // Money Management Executive;2/27/2012, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p1
The article provides information on the investments of mutual fund industry in commodities, commodity futures and swaps. It states that the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission have tightened its regulations to check on the investments in commodities by companies. It further states that the...
- Trading price breaks with moving averages. FIELD, ARTHUR // Futures: News, Analysis & Strategies for Futures, Options & Deri;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p28
The article discusses choosing an appropriate tool for that works well in long-term commodities trading. As suggested, a good entry tool is worthless without a reliable exit method. A reliable tool needs to be robust over the long term in both directions in a particular market. One entry rule...
- Gensler: From Goldman Sachs to the CFTC. Swindell, Bill; Andrews, Edmund // National Journal;1/8/2011, p9
The article focuses on the efforts of U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Gary Gensler to disprove accusation that he was part of the effort to regulate financial derivatives or swaps. Gensler believes that blocking the regulations proved to be disastrous. He is currently...
- Commodity futures: Not that easy. Wollenberg, Yvonne Chilik // Medical Economics;1/6/2006, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p16
The article reports on the issuance of a warning by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission regarding the profits derived from commodity futures trading. The commission wants to alert investors about the sales pitch about the possible skyrocketing of prices of certain commodities if a...