This Glossary is a non-exhaustive list of the key terms used in commodities trading.
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Collar

Collar

A collar position is created by buying (or owning) stock and by simultaneously buying protective puts and selling covered calls... View Article


Contango

Description for an energy market where the anticipated value of the spot price in the future is higher than the... View Article


CPI

Consumer Price Index a measure of the average change in prices over time in a fixed market basket of goods... View Article


Crude grades

References McKinsey Energy Insights Crude Grades


Derivative

Because they derive their value from something other than themself.


DMO

Domestic Market Obligations “Under the DMO, miners must supply a quarter of their annual production to the local market at... View Article


Documentary credit

An undertaking by the issuing bank to make payment to a named beneficiary, usually the seller of goods, against delivery... View Article


DTE

Days to Expiration refers to the number of days until an option or futures expires