12.03.2012 - A quick intro to commodity futures markets
Let’s quickly cover something for those new to futures: In case you weren’t certain, “futures trading” and “commodities trading” are basically the same thing. Futures contracts cover the broad range of commodity markets energy, metals, agriculturals, softs, livestock though they also cover financial markets as well (indices, currencies, interest rates, single stock futures). A futures contract is simply an agreement to buy or sell at a price set today, for a future delivery date of the commodity in question...............................................Full Article: Source
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