8. Commodities: Backbone of the Futures Industry

  1. John W. Labuszewski,
  2. John E. Nyhoff,
  3. Richard Co and
  4. Paul E. Peterson
  1. John W. Labuszewski and
  2. Paul E. Peterson

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118266564.ch8

The CME Group Risk Management Handbook: Products and Applications

The CME Group Risk Management Handbook: Products and Applications

How to Cite

Labuszewski, J. W., Nyhoff, J. E., Co, R. and Peterson, P. E. (2010) Commodities: Backbone of the Futures Industry, in The CME Group Risk Management Handbook: Products and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118266564.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 JUN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470137710

Online ISBN: 9781118266564

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Keywords:

  • futures industry;
  • metals products;
  • financial markets;
  • global commodity boom;
  • over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What Are Commodities?

  • Grain Markets

  • Livestock Markets

  • Energy Products

  • Precious Metals

  • The Forward Curve

  • Intermarket Commodity Spreading

  • ClearPort Over-the-Counter Clearing Facility

  • Conclusion

  • Appendix: Major Commodity Market Specifications