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  Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Characteristic of commodities is that their prices are determined as a function of their market as a whole.
Linguistically, the word commodity came into use in English in the 15th century, derived from the French word "commodité", meaning today's (2000) "convenience" in terms of quality of services.
Markets for trading commodities can be very efficient, particularly if the division into pools matches demand segments.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Commodities   (337 words)

  List of reference tables
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
List of mean centers of U.S. population during the 20th century
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
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 Commodity Investing - Titan Commodites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Commodities are a great way to provide additional diversity to a portfolio as they have historically had a direct negative correlation to stocks.
Trading on margin is more risky than when trading an asset equal to or less then the value of ones account.
Commodity futures can be traded by opening a futures trading account at an Introducing Brokerage, FCM (Futures Commission Merchant), or global banks/asset management companies that offers futures services to their clients.
www.titancommodities.com /content/view/24/55   (2097 words)

 Equitec Proprietary Markets: About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Equities are generally classified as "listed"; implying that they trade in a regulated exchange environment (like the New York Stock Exchange or Philadelphia Stock Exchange), or "OTC" which implies that they trade over-the-counter (between NASD member firms in a less regulated dealer to dealer network).
Listed stock symbols are made up of three or fewer letters (i.e.
Typically, listed stocks are viewed as more liquid since they are serviced by a Specialist in an exchange environment who is responsible for providing a fair and orderly market at all times.
www.eqtc.com /content/listdefinitions.asp   (707 words)

Commodities traders may also qualify for "trader tax status" (business treatment) and elect IRC 475 – mark-to-market accounting.
Commodities are section 1256 contracts taxed 60 percent at long-term capital gains tax rates and 40 percent at short-term capital gains tax rates (i.e., ordinary income tax rates).
With 475, commodities trader can have “tax-loss” insurance (ordinary loss treatment), but they are reluctant to give up their beneficial tax rates on gains (the 60/40 split).
www.greencompany.com /EducationCenter/GTTRecCommodities.shtml   (1590 words)

 Commodity Broker Futures Trading - Chartewel Commodities
Should you at some time decide to trade in futures contracts, either for speculation or in connection with a risk management strategy, your orders to buy or sell would be communicated by phone from the brokerage office you use and then to the trading pit or ring for execution by a floor broker.
An absolute requisite for anyone considering trading in futures contracts--whether it's sugar or stock indexes, pork bellies or petroleum--is to clearly understand the concept of leverage as well as the amount of gain or loss that will result from any given change in the futures price of the particular futures contract you would be trading.
As the term implies, a Commodity Trading Advisor is an individual (or firm) that, for a fee, provides advice on commodity trading, including specific trading recommendations such as when to establish a particular long or short position and when to liquidate that position.
www.chartewelcommodities.com /Learningcenter/Futures101/futures101.htm   (11504 words)

 Future Trading Software
Most demo trading services are free of charge but are sponsored by companies that provide trading software or services and usually require the user to provide contact information to be used in marketing their products.
See List of traded commodities for some commodities and their trading units and places What's in a contract The modern commodity markets is hard to over-estimate.
For a commodity market to be established, there must be very broad consensus on the history and current debates regarding global commodity markets, and is not specific to the delivery day, method of settlement and delivery point must all be specified.
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 Brics Securities
Futures' trading is organized in such goods or commodities as are permitted by the Central Government.
Margins on both the exchanges range from 4 to 8 % except for a few commodities where it is around 10% to 20% depending on their volatility, unit of trading and lot size.
However, in the case of commodities which are liable to tax on purchases only and not on sales, the buyer will have to discharge the liability for payment of tax.
www.bricssecurities.com /commodities/com_faqs.htm   (1019 words)

 REFCO > Resources > Education > Commodities Central
Commodities are the where the roots of the futures industry are, and remain vital and dynamic global markets.
Commodities encompass a broad spectrum of consumable goods and materials whose price fluctuations are primarily driven by supply and demand factors in producing and consuming countries.
While every individual has their own unique approach to trading the commodities markets, decisions are generally based on fundamental or technical analysis, or a combination of both.
www.refco.com /resources/rs.educ.commodities.central.asp   (467 words)

 ETF Individual Investor Education
Today, the number of ETFs listed and traded at the Amex has grown to more than 180 and continues to grow—not only in the number of products and their variety—but also in terms of assets and market value.
An exchange traded sector fund may also be adversely affected by the performance of that specific sector or group of industries on which it is based.
Although exchange traded funds are designed to provide investment results that generally correspond to the price and yield performance of their respective underlying indexes or commodities, the trusts may not be able to exactly replicate that performance because of trust expenses and other factors.
www.amex.com /etf/eductn/etf_edu_indiv.html   (1298 words)

 Commodity markets - Real Time & Delayed Quotes, Charts, News and Data for Futures, Stocks, Commodities and Indexes - ...
However, the commodity status of living things is always subject to doubt - it was hard to validate the health or existence of sheep or goats.
Typically, trading must end 2 (or more) business days prior to the delivery day, so that the routing of the shipment (which for soybeans is 30,000 kilograms) can be finalized via ship or rail, and payment can be settled when the contract arrives at any delivery point.
commodity market speculation is directly related to the stability of certain states, e.g.
www.tradesignals.com /glossary/Commodity_markets   (3001 words)

 Commodities | ETF Trends
Like other commodity index funds, the fund is tied to the account of a rolling futures account, with one NG contract replacing the next from one month to another.
Commodity exposure through a country-specific strategy calls for the Templeton Russia and East European Fund (TRF).This is a closed-end fund that invests in securities of that region.
Commodity prices are moving up and International Fund Investment did some research and found there are plenty of reasons why money will continue to flow into commodities.
www.etftrends.com /commodities/index.html   (3065 words)

 How Do I Make Money from Commodity Markets? - BillDoll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Commodity money and commodity markets in a crude early form are believed to have originated in Sumer where small baked clay tokens in the shape of sheep or goats were used in trade.
Typically, trading must end two (or more) business days prior to the delivery day, so that the routing of the shipment (which for soybeans is 30,000 kilograms or 1,102 bushels) can be finalized via ship or rail, and payment can be settled when the contract arrives at any delivery point.
Commodity thinking is undergoing a more direct revival thanks to the theorists of "natural capital" whose products, some economists argue, are the only genuine commodities - air, water, and calories we consume being mostly interchangeable when they are free of pollution or disease.
www.billdoll.com /dir/biz/fin/q/money_commodities.html   (3629 words)

 Commodity - Real Time & Delayed Quotes, Charts, News and Data for Futures, Stocks, Commodities and Indexes - ...
It is a commodity because the chair is a tradeable labor-product with a social use-value.
By contrast, a fallen log of deadwood sat upon in the forest is not a commodity, as it was not produced by human work for the purpose of trade.
Nor is a chair a commodity (as a chair) if its only use would be as scrap firewood (unless one purchases a chair specifically to chop it up for fire wood).
www.tradesignals.com /glossary/Commodity   (995 words)

 Management Library - Commodities Web Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) has a Marketplex page which provides delayed (but current day) futures & options quotes and historical trading data on active and closed contracts.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) regulates commodity futures and option markets in the United States.
Turtletrader provides Futures contracts on 23 commodities dating back as far as the 1970's; historical coverage differs by commodity.
www.library.cornell.edu /johnson/library/BII/lists/commodities.html   (306 words)

 Commodities and Futures : RSS Feeds : Gourt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
These raw commodities are traded on regulated commodities exchanges, in which they are bought and sold in standardized Contracts.
One focus of this article is the relationship between simple commodity money and the more complex instruments offered in the commodity markets.
Commodities prices were mixed amid worries that the ongoing credit turmoil would start to dent economic growth and raw materials demand
www.dejavu.org /cgi-bin/get.cgi?ver=93&url=http://business.gourt.com/Investing/Commodities-and-Futures   (1070 words)

 Daniels Trading Commodity Futures Trading | Commodity Brokers, Futures Brokers, Options Brokers
One displays a short list of popularly-traded commodities; the other displays a list of “All Commodities.” Next, click on either of the down arrows that appear to the right of the boxes to review the list of commodities available for trade on the system.
In the U.S. regular trading hours are most closely associated with those times when the contract is available for open outcry trading on a trading floor.
The risk of loss in trading futures contracts or commodity options can be substantial, and therefore investors should understand the risks involved in taking leveraged positions and must assume responsibility for the risks associated with such investments and for their results.
www.danielstrading.com /content/plat_expr_faqs.php   (3218 words)

 List of reference tables - Gurupedia
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
List of mean centers of U.S. population during the 20th century
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
www.gurupedia.com /l/li/list_of_reference_tables.htm   (1148 words)

 Other Security Lists - QuantumOnline
Following an initial public offering, their shares are traded on a stock exchange in the same manner as common stocks and they may be purchased and sold through discount or full-service brokers.
U.S. Royalty Trusts List - This list includes the approximately 20 Royalty Trusts that are traded on the stock exchanges which may be of interest to income investors.
This comprehensive list contains all of the special investment product securities which are also subdivided into the following three Special Investment Products lists below for ease of research by users interested in a particular type of special product.
www.quantumonline.com /otherlists.cfm   (2787 words)

 Khaleej Times - Online
DMCC announced in August that it would shortlist the commodities which are estimated to be viable to be traded at the centre by conducting a feasibility study to find out which commodities are appropriate for trading at the DMCC.
A big team of consultants was working on that, studying the list of commodities traded worldwide to choose those which are viable to be traded at the new centre, which will also act as a regional exchange in future.
Sometimes, the commodity is traded in the market, but the volumes do not match those required by such an entity, he said.
www.khaleejtimes.co.ae /ktarchive/101102/finance.htm   (5776 words)

 Main Categories of Commodities
The ''designation date'' is the date on which the exchange was authorized to trade the contract (i.e., the exchange was ''designated'' as a ''contract market'' in that particular commodity by the CFTC or its predecessor agency).
Prior to July 18, 1975, the commodities for which designation was granted by the Secretary of Agriculture were among the list of agricultural and animal product commodities explicitly set forth in Section 2(a)(1) of the Commodity Exchange Act.
The ''trading began'' column indicates, according to data supplied by the exchanges, when trading began in a commodity, that is, the date of the first recorded futures or option trading in the commodity.
www.cftc.gov /anr/anrdesig96.htm   (1090 words)

 Commodities: The Portfolio Hedge
These markets are the meeting places of buyers and sellers of an ever-expanding list of commodities that today includes not only agricultural goods, metals and petroleum, but also products such as financial instruments, foreign currencies and stock indexes that trade on a commodity exchange.
To trade commodities, an individual trading account can be opened either directly with a futures commission merchant or indirectly through an introducing broker.
Another way to trade commodities is through a managed account, where you give someone written power of attorney to make and execute decisions about what and when to trade.
www.investopedia.com /articles/trading/05/021605.asp   (1299 words)

 USATODAY.com - More billionaires than ever in Forbes 400   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
There are 45 new names on the list, including Google's Sergey Brin and Larry E. Page — also the youngest members of the 400 at 31.
Returning to the list after a year's absence was Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry.
And while New York City still claims the most 400 list members per city with 38, the state of California, with 98 members, again outdistanced the state of New York, with 49.
www.usatoday.com /money/2004-09-23-forbes-richest-list_x.htm   (769 words)

 New Tools to Track Commodities
Even if you knew which way commodity prices were headed, there was little, you, as an individual investor, could have done to act on your hunches.
Short-term commodity prices in general are impossible to predict, much less the price of a single commodity such as gold or oil.
However, since the Deutsch Bank fund has only been trading for a couple of months, the maximum applicable time frame was three months.
www.winninginvesting.com /commodities.htm   (848 words)

Following the success of the existing oil and gold securities, which have recently attracted record trading levels, the new commodities segment will enable investors to buy and trade commodities like shares, without the need to access the futures market.
The new Exchange Traded Commodities market will include securities tracking a range of commodities indices covering the energy, metals and agriculture markets.
The Exchange Traded Commodities will settle in CREST, can be traded stamp-duty free and are eligible for inclusion in SIPPs.
www.transworldnews.com /NewsStory.aspx?storyid=9989&ret=Default.aspx   (699 words)

 This list of commodity symbols available from Reuters DataLink is as accurate as possible at the time of creation
This list of commodity symbols available from Reuters DataLink is as accurate as possible at the time of creation.
A ticker symbol for a continuous contract that rolls to the next month when the contract expires is created by using c# in the place of the month code and year, where # equals the number of months into the future.
Using c1 would track the nearby contract; c2 would track the contract expiring in two months, etc. When c1 expires (on expiration day), the contract tracked by c2 becomes c1, etc. Not all periods greater than 2 are available for all contracts.
www.equis.com /Customer/Support/Download/Files/commoditieslist.html   (342 words)

 Dubai Multi Commodities Centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) announced that it is in the exploratory stages of developing a gasoline contract, to be traded on the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) in 2007.
Trading sources say storage capacity is crucial for the success of the fuel oil futures contract.
As trade on the futures exchange is margined, counterparty risks are taken care of, unlike OTC (over-the-counter) markets where bilateral trade between parties carry counterparty credit risks of default.
www.dmcc.ae /COMMODITIES_energy_press_coverage.htm   (4907 words)

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