Futures Terms and Definitions
aggregation
aluminum
backwardation
basis
cash market
cash settlement
Commitment of Traders Report (COT)
commodity
contango
contract
contract month
contract unit
copper
corner
default
delivery
delivery month
discount
exotic currency
floating exchange currency
foreign exchange market
forward contract
fully disclosed account
futures
futures contract
gas at the pump futures
gold
index futures
initial margin
inverted market
limit move
locked limit down
locked limit up
maintenance margin
margin
maximum price fluctuation
minimum price movement
nearby delivery month
notice day
omnibus account
open interest
palladium
platinum
precious metals
pyramiding
reportable positions
silver
single stock futures (SSF)
spot market
spot month
spot price
variable limit
warehouse report
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